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1 The Living Reed, a Novel of Korea
Buck, Pearl S. U.S.A. The John Day Company 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Jacket design by Jeanyee Wong 
; 478 Pages; First printing; Textblock is tight, bright and clean, save for former gift inscription to front free endpaper. Fore-edge is rough trimmed as published. Brown cloth covered boards with gold title to front panel & spine. Top edge of textblock is light green as published. Dust-jacket has protected the book well with edge & shelf wear including nicks, small pieces missing/rubbing; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective removable clear mylar cover; . The novels by Pearl S. Buck have given the world an awakened understanding and appreciation for China and the Chinese people. Now she has wrought a like marvel for Korea. "The Living Reed" tells the story of a close-knit family who dedicate themselves to the salvation of their homeland. The reader lives with them from the splendid era of Queen Min to the climactic days of the Second World War. and emerges not only with admiration for the Korean people and their rich culture but with the excitement of discovering a little known and fascinating history closely entangled with the history of America itself. 
Price: 6.35 USD

2 Drucker on Asia: A Dialogue Between Peter Drucker and Isao Nakauchi
Drucker, Peter F.;Nakauchi, Isao Saint Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. Butterworth-Heinemann 1997 0750631325 / 9780750631327 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 192 pages; Ex-library with usual library markings; Textblock is tight with no additional markings; Dark blue cloth covered boards with the title in gold; Bright gold, white and blue dust-jacket with modest shelf and edge wear; The dust-jacket was placed in the usual, clear, protective, library covering; . (This is the result of extensive dialogue between two of the world's leading business figures, Peter F. Drucker and Isao Nakauchi. Their dialogue considers the changes occurring (at time of printing) in the economic world and identifies the challenges that the free markets and free enterprises now face with specific reference to China and Japan. Some of these questions are: What do these economic changes mean for an individual country and its economy? What do these changes mean to Japan? and What do these changes mean to society, the individual company, the individual professional and executive?) 
Price: 5.81 USD

3 Area Handbook for Malaysia
Henderson, John W.; Barth, Helen A.; Heimann, Judith M.; Moeller, Philip W.; Soriano, Francisco S.; Weaver, John O.; FAS; Foreign Area Studies of the American University Washington, D.C., U.S.A. United States Government Printing Office 1970 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 639 pages with index; Black & white maps and tables; Ex-library with usual library markings; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for library markings; Boards are green with the title in gold; Has modest shelf and edge wear including some very light rubbing; . (This volume is only one in a series of handbooks prepared by Foreign Area Studies (FAS) of the American University and was designed to be useful to military and other personnel who would have needed a convenient compilation of basic facts about the social, economic, political and military institutions in a respective country. It purposed here to provide in a compact, convenient, balanced, and objective form, an integrated exposition and analysis of the dominant social, political and economic aspects of Malaysian society at time of printing.) 
Price: 6.44 USD

4 TokyoPop Sneaks Winter 2003
Hoke, Ahmed U.S.A. Tokyo Pop 2003 1591824087 / 9781591824084 Soft cover Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Ahmed Hoke 
; Wraps; Black & white illustrations throughout; First TokyoPop printing December 2003; Textblock is tight and clean with no internal markings and no names; Pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; . (Welcome to the world of manga. The 4th installment of the TokyoPop Sneaks. Within these pages you will discover an extraordinary selection of hand-picked titles that will stimulate the senses and capture the imagination.) 
Price: 6.07 USD

5 How to Prepare for the College Board Achievement Tests in European History and World Cultures
James, Leonard Frank U.S.A. Barrons Educational Series Inc 1977 0812006569 / 9780812006568 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Wraps; 432 pages with index, second edition; Oversize book; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for former owners bookplate neatly placed inside the front cover; Pages are gently tanned; Unfaded pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine with minimal shelf & edge wear; . (A comprehensive subject review and extensive practice for the college board achievement tests. It surveys the major topics of Western and Non-western cultures from ancient times to present (at time of publication). Also includes discussions of events in the Far East, Africa and Latin America. Examines the roles of political, geographical, economic, social and cultural influences upon history. Includes 11 practice tests with answers and glossary of significant terms, chapter-by-chapter breakdowns of important names, places and events.) 
Price: 5.92 USD

6 The Ancient World: Readings In Social And Cultural History
Nagle, D. Brendan; Burstein, Stanley Mayer Upper Saddle River, New Jersey U.S.A. Prentice Hall/Pearson 2002 0130912506 / 9780130912503 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 354 pages with index; Second edition; Light working copy; Textblock is tight with some light underlining and light marginalia; Unfaded cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear including light cover curl; . (A rich collection of texts dealing with social and cultural history from Egypt, the Ancient Near East, Greece and Rome. The readings are organized thematically and each is provided with an informative introduction that aims to place the individual document in its proper historical context.) 
Price: 7.04 USD

7 Nippon The Land and It's People
Nippon Steel Japan Nippon Steel Human Resources Development Co. 1988 4311700024 / 9784311700026 Soft cover Very Good Very Good Book 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
; Wraps; 392 pages; English/Japanese pocket reference - Japanese appears on the left hand side and English appears on the right hand side; Maps; Flexible softcover; Textblock is tight and clean with no internal markings save for neatly written gift inscription at the top of the front-free endpaper; Maps on endpapers; Red flexible soft cover binding with title in gold; Dust-jacket is unfaded with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; . (This was originally compiled for the use of the employees of Nippon Steel Corporation. Since many Japanese companies have been internationalizing its business operations very rapidly, and this results in their employees now coming into frequent contact with foreigners, both in Japan and overseas. Often the conversations turn to subjects about Japan and aspects of their country, so this helps to know the answer and express it well in a foreign language, helping to alleviate potential problems with communication. This new edition was published in the hope of making some further contribution to mutual understanding.) 
Price: 5.88 USD

8 Nippon: The Land and Its People (Fourth Edition Written in Japanese and English)
Nippon Steel Japan Nippon Steel Human Resources Development Co. 1993 4311700288 / 9784311700286 Soft cover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
; Wraps; 475 pages; Fourth edition; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Two silver (colored) sewn-in pagemarkers; Maps on endpapers; Burgundy leatherette soft-cover flexible binding with title in clear bright gold; This also features, or has a cream, red & black dust-jacket with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; . (Written in English and Japanese with sections on diplomacy, economy, external economic relations, industry, working hours, social security, women at work and in the household, preservation of the environment, and science and technology and much more helpful information - all in a compact reference book. This was originally compiled for the use of employees of Nippon Steel Corporation as they frequently came into contact with foreigners, both in Japan and overseas. Since it's no easy task to explain Japan to people with a fundamentally different historical and cultural background, this fourth edition goes a long way making further contribution to mutual understanding between the poeple of Japan and the people of other countries throughout the world.) 
Price: 6.31 USD

9 Japanese Flower Arrangement for Beginners
Powell, Nina Clark New York, New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Grisha Dotzenko 
; 96 pages; First Edition/First Printing; Illustrated; Textblock is tight with unmarked pages; Former owners small label neatly placed at top-right of front-free endpaper; Light-brown boards with title, author & publisher in dark brown to the spine; Pictorial dust-jacket with modest shelf and edge wear including some wear to two tips/top of spine/light sun-fade to spine; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; . (This is a simple introduction to the principles and technique of making flower arrangements in one of the traditional Japanese styles-the low bowl arrangements known as Ohara School Moribana. Instructions and diagrams are given for the five basic styles of Moribana-Upright, Slanting, Heavenly, Contrasting and Cascade. There are also notes on the general history and development of this art, and on Japanese customs and traditions, which are designed to add to the student's general knowledge of Japanese culture. Following the Foreword and General Information, the chapter titles are: Rules and Techniques for Moribana, Upright Style, Slanting Style, Water-Reflecting Style, Cascade Style, Contrasting Style, Heavenly Style, Narcissus Naturalistic Arrangement, Iris Naturalistic Arrangement, Summer Water Arrangement, Japanese Pot-Pourri, and the Bibliography.) 
Price: 5.88 USD

10 War Comes to Long An: Revolutionary Conflict in a Vietnamese Province
Race, Jeffrey Berkeley, California, U.S.A. Univ of California Pr 1973 0520023617 / 9780520023611 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps, 299 pages with index; Maps and Photographs; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings; Unfaded clean, red pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to spine and modest shelf and edge wear; . (A valuable study and required reading for those who want to see what the war is all about at the province level, for it is a study of a victory in a single province of Vietnam by a revolutionary social movement led by a communist party. The listed table of contents includes: Tables, Maps, Preface, Acknowledgments, Introduction of the Physical Setting, Long An at Peace 1954-1955, Prepapations for War 1956-1959, War Comes 1960-1965, Lessons from Long An, An Analytic Review, Ignoring the Lessons, the American War in Long An, From War to What, Appendix: A Graphic Presentation of Concepts, Statistical Data, Glossary, Index.) 
Price: 5.96 USD

11 Modern Japanese Leadership: Transition and Change
Silberman, Bernard S.; Harootunian, Harry D. (Editors) Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A. University of Arizona Press 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 433 pages with index; First Edition/First Printing; Textblock is tight, unmarked internally; Boards are red with title in gold to front board; Feint tanning to spine; Has modest shelf & edge wear including small nicks head of spine; .....(The studies presented in this volume are the edited versions of papers delivered at the Conference on nineteenth-century Japanese elites, held at the University of Arizona in 1963. Titles include: Duty Reward Sanction and Power: Four-cornered office of the Tokugawa Village Headman; From Caste Patron to Entrepreneur and Political Idelogue: Transformation in 19th and 20th century outcaste leadership elites; Jinsei Jinzai and Jitsugaku: Social Values and Leadership in late Tokugawa thought; An Early Meiji Intellectual in Politics: Baba Tatsui and the Jiyuto; Christian Samurai and Samurai Values; Okubo Toshimichi and the First Home Ministry Bureaucracy 1873-1878; Elite Transformation in the Meiji Restoration: The Upper Civil Service 1868-1873; From Closed Door to Empire: The Formation of the Meiji Military Establishment; A Sub-Leader in the Emergence of the Diplomatic Function: Ideda Chohatsu (Chikumo no Kami) 1837-1879; Rationality in the Meiji Restoration: the Iwakura Embassy, and more.) 
Price: 6.54 USD


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