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      Chinese Bronze Ware.

      China was not the first country to enter the Bronze Age, but over time it produced some of the world's most beautiful artifacts in this metal. These innovative and beautiful articles have been unearthed in all corners of China's vast territory. This...

      Was: $44.95
      Now: $7.95
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      Chinese Festivals.

      A great variety of unique festivals has evolved over the course of China's long history. They are deeply rooted in popular tradition, and despite many changes they remain firmly established as part of the country's vibrant culture. Here is a...

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      Chinese Folk Arts.

      Folk art is created by millions Ð it is the art of the labourer, and the amateur. It is used in everyday life, production, rites and ceremonies, beliefs and taboos. It is a living example of the continuity of Chinese culture from ancient to modern times...

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      Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China.

      Publisher Description A highly personal, honest, funny and well-informed account of China's hyperactive effort to forget its past and reinvent its future.--The New York Times Book Review As one the first American students admitted to China after the...

      Was: $52.00
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      Discovering China: Chinese Motifs Of Good Fortune.

      Foretelling fortune is important in Chinese culture, and there are many different ways to invoke good luck, from saying lucky words, using patterns and shapes to create an auspicious environment, to various rituals and behaviours. These beautiful...

      Was: $32.95
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      Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China.

      Jung Chang puts forward a powerful argument that Cixi was responsible for bringing China into the modern age. A powerful and charismatic woman who unofficially but effectively controlled the Manchu Qing dynasty in China for 47 years, she passed laws...

      Was: $37.95
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      Famous Japanese Swordsmen of the Two Courts Period.

      It tells the story of the two greatest swordsmen of the medieval Two Courts period. Much space has been given to the wider military and political events of their time. Nenami Okuyama Jion was on the side of the loyalists, fighting on behalf of the...

      Was: $34.95
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      Fire and Water: The Art of Incendiary and Aquatic Warfare in China.

      Publisher Description An expert in Chinese Warfare, best-selling author Ralph Sawyer, offers a compelling account of the development of incendiary and aquatic warfare tactics in ancient China as pivotal elements in turning the tides of battle. }China's...

      Was: $52.00
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    • Gemstones of the World.

      Features all the well-known gemstones with examples of jewellery fashioned from each. I do not believe the diamond bikini is made for any form of water sport! The jewels are alluring and colourful, and each gemstone is scientifically described. ...

      Now: $7.95
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      Hanging Man: The Arrest of Ai Wei Wei.

      Ai Wei Wei is the most famous living Chinese artist and activist, a man of talent, courage and integrity. This explores his life, art and activism, discusses the creative process and the history of art in modern China. 'A brave and perceptive book'...

      Was: $29.95
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      Heavy Storm and Gentle Breeze: A Memoir of China's Diplomacy.

      Provides a behind-the-scenes account of many recent events in Chinese diplomacy. He describes the relentless back-and-forth negotiations that are the essence of diplomacy. Topics include Sino-Russian negotiations over Heixiazi Island; the bombing of the...

      Was: $49.95
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      Japanese Martial Arts.

      A thorough and authoritative guide to all the major forms of martial arts that have emerged from Japan, which examines the culture, application, and forms of dozens of disciplines from judo to jo-jutsu, aikido to sumo, karate to kyudo. Having been a...

      Was: $29.95
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      Mao's Little Red Book: A Global History.

      Mao Zedong's Little Red Book Quotations from Chairman Mao - a compilation of the Chinese leader's speeches and writings - is one of the most visible and ubiquitous symbols of twentieth-century radicalism. (I think it was banned in Queensland when I...

      Was: $40.95
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