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  • Hearn’s Japan
    Lafcadio Hearn
    'Finally the treatment these true classics deserve: thoroughly re-edited and modernized texts, with glossary, index...and beautiful layout to boot.'Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), the son of an Irish Surgeon-Major and a Greek woman of noble lineage, who settled in Japan after a checkered career in journalism in Cincinnati and New Orleans, is still considered by many the most astute...
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    25,13 €

  • China Through American Eyes
    Wenxian Zhang
    Cultural understanding between the United States and China has been a long and complex process. The period from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century is not only a critical era in modern Chinese history, but also the peak time of illustrated news reporting in the United States. Besides images from newspapers and journals, this collection also contains pictur...
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    165,78 €

  • Rain Falling on Tamarind Trees
    C. L. Hoang
    Finalist (Travel category), 2019 San Diego Book Awards Former Amazon #1 New Release in Vietnam Travel Guides 5-Star Rating from Amazon Hall-of-Fame Top Reviewer Have you ever wondered what Vietnam is like some forty years after the war has ended? Then come along with the author as he returns to visit his ancestral homeland for the first time after a decades-long absence.Retrace...
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    13,47 €

  • MEEGOOK
    Jeanhee Kang
    In November, 1982, Jesus asked Kang on the darkest night of her life, 'Why aren't you going to church?' Kang who had broken almost all of the Ten Commandments by age 25, questioned God in disbelief, 'Why me?', ' You must not know of my dark Past...'      Three years after the Korean War ends, Jeanhee Kang is born to poor rice farmers in a predominantly Buddhist culture. A b...
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    11,03 €

  • An Artist in Japan
    John La Farge
    “Finally the treatment these true classics deserve: thoroughly re-edited and modernized texts, with glossary, index…and beautiful layout to boot.”John la Farge (1835–1910), traveling Japan’s interior in the summer of 1886, sees Japan in a way only he can: through the eyes of a painter, observing a vast canvas in which he discerns every color, every shade, every nuance, every re...
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    25,45 €

  • Understanding Aikido
    Jan J Sunderlin
    Understanding Aikido: Essential Information and Perceptions (Special Edition) presents an historical, cultural, and philosophical look at the development of the Japanese martial art of Aikido. Sunderlin focuses on the influences brought to bear on Morihei Ueshiba, the founder of Aikido, and the subsequent cultivation of the latter's martial art as a vessel of Budo. The author a...
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    63,06 €

  • Life and Death in the Korean Bronze Age (c. 1500-400 BC)
    Sunwoo Kim
    This research focuses on the Bronze Age in selected areas of Korea; Seoul, Incheon, and Gyeonggi province. Two forms of evidence - settlements and monuments - are taken into account to identify their relationship with landscape and the social changes occurring between ca. 1500 to 400 cal BC. Life and death in the Bronze Age in Korea has not been synthetically investigated befor...
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    108,34 €

  • Not by Love Alone
    Margaret Mehl
    Suzuki Shin'ichi, the Tokyo String Quartet, Midori - How did Japanese violinists manage to revolutionize violin teaching, win international competitions, conquer Western concert stages, study at world-famous conservatoires and take up positions in leading orchestras and prestigious music faculties? What enabled the Japanese to master Western classical music within a few decades...
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    29,32 €

  • Pictures in Transformation
    Luca Maria Olivieri
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    54,79 €

  • South Asian Archaeology 2007
    Proceedings of the 19th Meeting of the European Association of South Asian Archaeology in Ravenna, Italy, July 2007.                     ...
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    182,04 €

  • Living Dangerously in Korea
    Donald N. Clark
    Korea was “discovered” by the West after World War II when it became a flashpoint in the Cold War. Before the war, however, it was home to many hundreds of Westerners who experienced life there under Japanese colonial rule. These included missionaries who opened Korea as a field for evangelism, education, and medicine; speculators who risked much and reaped riches from mining c...
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    27,92 €

  • Name Construction in Mediæval Japan
    Solveig Throndardottir
    Name Construction in Mediæval Japan examines Japanese names from earliest records to the close of the medieval period in 1600. Like ancient Greek or Latin names or Arabic names, ancient and medieval Japanese names express the social role of the individual in Japanese society. The main text and accompanying notes provide a guide to the origin and social role of formal names, com...
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    47,55 €

  • The Moon Year - A Record of Chinese Customs and Festivals
    Igor Mitrophanow / Juliet Bredon
    The Moon Year is a facinating recording the mysterious and somewhat elusive traditions of the Chinese. Juliet Bredon and Igor Mitrophanow trace their way through the intimate life of Chinese religion, superstitions, philosophies, customs, and society. Only after a year’s residence in China are the authors able to gather an intimate perspective on this age-old civilization that ...
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    22,63 €

  • Central Asian Cultures, Arts, and Architecture
    Ardi Kia
    Central Asia Cultures, Arts, and Architecture presents a journey through time, analyzing the history of Central Asian cultures, arts, and architecture since prehistoric times. It includes documentation of historical, cultural, artistic, and architectural accomplishments, and combines writings based on archaeological excavations and research of prehistoric, ancient, and medieval...
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    54,66 €

  • Oráculos De Deus I
    J. Miguel Arcanjo
    Um Livro pensado e escrito para os estudiosos das Sagradas Letras (a Bíblia). O livro trata de forma simples direta e didática, das mensagens e temas dos 12 profetas menores que vai de Oséiasaté Malaquias. Eles abordam de forma bem resumida os fatos ocorridos com o povo de Deus, Israel (Reino do Norte) e Judá (Reino do Sul); por isso levam o Sub TítuloProfetas Menores. Alguns d...
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    11,03 €

  • To Lhassa at Last
    Powell Millington
    To Lhassa at Last, a classical book, has been considered important throughout the human history, and so that this work is never forgotten we at Alpha Editions have made efforts in its preservation by republishing this book in a modern format for present and future generations. This whole book has been reformatted, retyped and designed. These books are not made of scanned copies...
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    15,60 €

  • Mutiny Memoirs
    A. R. D. Mackenzie
    Mutiny Memoirs: Being Personal Reminiscences of the Great Sepoy Revolt of 1857, a classical book, has been considered important throughout the human history, and so that this work is never forgotten we at Alpha Editions have made efforts in its preservation by republishing this book in a modern format for present and future generations. This whole book has been reformatted, ret...
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    15,51 €

  • My Experiences at Nan Shan and Port Arthur with the Fifth East Siberian Rifles
    Nikolaĭ Aleksandrovich Tret’iakov
    My Experiences at Nan Shan and Port Arthur with the Fifth East Siberian Rifles, a classical book, has been considered important throughout the human history, and so that this work is never forgotten we at Alpha Editions have made efforts in its preservation by republishing this book in a modern format for present and future generations. This whole book has been reformatted, ret...
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    19,55 €

  • Writing Early China
    Edward L. Shaughnessy
    Considers what unearthed documents reveal about the creation and transmission of knowledge in ancient China. ...
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    47,87 €

  • Unlocking the Chinese Gate
    Galia Dor
    Offers an innovative analysis of gates-as architectural components, visual images, and mental constructs-in early Chinese thought and material culture. ...
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    126,52 €

  • Chinese History (Part 14) - Timeline of Chinese History, Learn Mandarin Chinese language and Culture, Easy Lessons for Beginners to Learn Reading Chinese Characters, Words, Sentences, Paragraphs, Simp
    Yuxuan Li
    Learn the journey of 5,000 years of Chinese history. Easy book in the Chinese History series provides you general details (学习中国历史的基础知识) of a dedicated topic, such as a ruling dynasty, from Chinese history. These books are designed for the beginner students of Mandarin Chinese. There are about 20 chapters in each of the books. All the chapter provides details of the selected top...
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    64,91 €

  • Chinese History (Part 13) - Introduction to Chinese History, Learn Mandarin Chinese language and Culture, Easy Lessons for Beginners to Learn Reading Chinese Characters, Words, Sentences, Paragraphs,
    Yuxuan Li
    Learn the journey of 5,000 years of Chinese history. Easy book in the Chinese History series provides you general details (学习中国历史的基础知识) of a dedicated topic, such as a ruling dynasty, from Chinese history. These books are designed for the beginner students of Mandarin Chinese. There are about 20 chapters in each of the books. All the chapter provides details of the selected top...
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    63,26 €

  • Chinese History (Part 10) - Yuan Dynasty, Learn Mandarin Chinese language and Culture, Easy Lessons for Beginners to Learn Reading Chinese Characters, Words, Sentences, Paragraphs, Simplified Characte
    Yuxuan Li
    Learn the journey of 5,000 years of Chinese history. Easy book in the Chinese History series provides you general details (学习中国历史的基础知识) of a dedicated topic, such as a ruling dynasty, from Chinese history. These books are designed for the beginner students of Mandarin Chinese. There are about 20 chapters in each of the books. All the chapter provides details of the selected top...
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    64,97 €

  • Chinese History (Part 12) - Qing Dynasty, Learn Mandarin Chinese language and Culture, Easy Lessons for Beginners to Learn Reading Chinese Characters, Words, Sentences, Paragraphs, Simplified Characte
    Yuxuan Li
    Learn the journey of 5,000 years of Chinese history. Easy book in the Chinese History series provides you general details (学习中国历史的基础知识) of a dedicated topic, such as a ruling dynasty, from Chinese history. These books are designed for the beginner students of Mandarin Chinese. There are about 20 chapters in each of the books. All the chapter provides details of the selected top...
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    64,97 €

  • Chinese History (Part 15) - Major Events in Chinese History, Learn Mandarin Chinese language and Culture, Easy Lessons for Beginners to Learn Reading Chinese Characters, Words, Sentences, Paragraphs,
    Yuxuan Li
    Learn the journey of 5,000 years of Chinese history. Easy book in the Chinese History series provides you general details (学习中国历史的基础知识) of a dedicated topic, such as a ruling dynasty, from Chinese history. These books are designed for the beginner students of Mandarin Chinese. There are about 20 chapters in each of the books. All the chapter provides details of the selected top...
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    63,26 €

  • Chinese History (Part 16) - Modern China, Learn Mandarin Chinese language and Culture, Easy Lessons for Beginners to Learn Reading Chinese Characters, Words, Sentences, Paragraphs, Simplified Characte
    Yuxuan Li
    Learn the journey of 5,000 years of Chinese history. Easy book in the Chinese History series provides you general details (学习中国历史的基础知识) of a dedicated topic, such as a ruling dynasty, from Chinese history. These books are designed for the beginner students of Mandarin Chinese. There are about 20 chapters in each of the books. All the chapter provides details of the selected top...
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    63,39 €

  • Chinese History (Part 17) - Contemporary China, Learn Mandarin Chinese language and Culture, Easy Lessons for Beginners to Learn Reading Chinese Characters, Words, Sentences, Paragraphs, Simplified Ch
    Yuxuan Li
    Learn the journey of 5,000 years of Chinese history. Easy book in the Chinese History series provides you general details (学习中国历史的基础知识) of a dedicated topic, such as a ruling dynasty, from Chinese history. These books are designed for the beginner students of Mandarin Chinese. There are about 20 chapters in each of the books. All the chapter provides details of the selected top...
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    63,33 €

  • Chinese History (Part 11) - Ming Dynasty, Learn Mandarin Chinese language and Culture, Easy Lessons for Beginners to Learn Reading Chinese Characters, Words, Sentences, Paragraphs, Simplified Characte
    Yuxuan Li
    Learn the journey of 5,000 years of Chinese history. Easy book in the Chinese History series provides you general details (学习中国历史的基础知识) of a dedicated topic, such as a ruling dynasty, from Chinese history. These books are designed for the beginner students of Mandarin Chinese. There are about 20 chapters in each of the books. All the chapter provides details of the selected top...
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    51,84 €

  • Chinese History (Part 9) - Song Dynasty, Learn Mandarin Chinese language and Culture, Easy Lessons for Beginners to Learn Reading Chinese Characters, Words, Sentences, Paragraphs, Simplified Character
    Yuxuan Li
    Learn the journey of 5,000 years of Chinese history. Easy book in the Chinese History series provides you general details (学习中国历史的基础知识) of a dedicated topic, such as a ruling dynasty, from Chinese history. These books are designed for the beginner students of Mandarin Chinese. There are about 20 chapters in each of the books. All the chapter provides details of the selected top...
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    64,97 €

  • Famous Chinese Personalities (Part 13) - Biography of Qu Yuan, Learn to Read Simplified Mandarin Chinese Characters by Reading Historical Biographies, HSK All Levels
    Xuran Du
    With a history stretching over 5000 years, China has produced numerous famous personalities who left indelible remarks on the lives of Chinese people. Some of the famous names include Confucius (孔子), Laozi (老子), Sunzi (孙子), etc. The contributions of these people are very important in Chinese language and culture. For the students of Mandarin Chinese, it’s absolutely necessary t...
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    63,51 €