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Benn: Tea in China : A Religious and Cultural History. hb

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  • Tea in China. A Religious and Cultural History.
  • James A. Benn
  • Hardback, 320 pages, 229 x 152 mm.
  • Cover may vary.
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Ahmed: Tales of Imperial China and Asia. Paperback

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  • Tales of Imperial China and Asia. Paperback
  • by S.Z. Ahmed
  • 172 pages, including 4 pages with illustrations, with index. 1998

Allen, Waley: The Book of Songs. Paperback

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  • Book of Songs. Paperback
  • edited by Joseph R. Allen. Translated by Arthur Waley
  • xxv, 388 pages. 1996

Ariel: K'ung-Ts'ung-Tzu. The K'ung Family Masters' Anthology. Hardcover. (Kung Tsung-Tzu)

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  • K'ung-Ts'ung-Tzu. The K'ung Family Masters' Anthology. Hardcover. (Kung Tsung-Tzu)
  • A Study and Translation of Chapters 1-10, 12-14
  • by Yoav Ariel
  • xi, 220 pages, with notes, glossary, bibliography and index. 1989

Cline: Three Stones Make a Wall : The Story of Archaeology. Hardback

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  • Three Stones Make a Wall. The Story of Archaeology.
  • By Cline, Eric H.; Fawkes, Glynnis
  • Hardback, 480 pages, 50 line illus. 2 maps, 229 x 152 mm. 2017
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Bailey: Reform the People: Changing Attitudes towards Popular Education in Early 20th Century China. Paperback

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  • Reform the People: Changing Attitudes towards Popular Education in Early 20th Century China. Paperback
  • by Paul Bailey
  • x, 296 pages, 26 tables, 2 figures. 1993

Baker: The Flowering of a Foreign Faith. New Studies in Chinese Buddhist Art. Cloth

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  • Flowering of a Foreign Faith. New Studies in Chinese Buddhist Art. Cloth. ca. 25x33 cm
  • edited by Janet Baker
  • 148 pages, index, with many black-white and colour photographs, linedrawings

Barber: The Mummies of Ürümchi: Did Europeans Migrate to China 4,400 Years Ago? Paperback

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  • Mummies of Urumchi: Did Europeans Migrate to China 4,400 Years Ago? Paperback
  • by Elizabeth Wayland Barber
  • 240 pages, maps and other text illustrations, 16 pages colour illustrations, bibliography, index. 2000. A look at the incredibly well-preserved ancient mummies found in Western China describes their clothing and appearance, attempts to reconstruct their culture, and speculates about how Caucasians could have found their way to the feet of the Himalayan mountains.

Barfield: The Perilous Frontier: Nomadic Empires and China. Paperback

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  • Perilous Frontier: Nomadic Empires and China. Paperback
  • by Thomas J. Barfield. 342 pages. 1992

Barlow: Positions. East Asia Cultures Critique, no. 3-94: Special Issue Modern Sex. Paperback

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  • Positions. East Asia Cultures Critique, no. 3-94: Special Issue: Modern Sex. Paperback
  • Tani E. Barlow, editor
  • 243 pages, illustrated. Published by Duke University. Reduced price

Barmé: In the Red. On Contemporary Chinese Culture. Paperback

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  • In the Red. On Contemporary Chinese Culture. Paperback
  • by Geremie R. Barmé
  • xx, 512 pages, index, 15 pages illustrations. An investigation on what goes on behind the rhetoric of the official Chinese government and the dissident community, this text provides a perspective on mainstream Western perceptions of cultural developments, artistic freedom and popular lifestyles in China

Bary, de 1: Sources of Chinese Tradition. Volume 1: From Earliest Times to 1600. Paperback

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  • Sources of Chinese Tradition. Volume 1: From Earliest Times to 1600. Paperback.
  • by Wm. Theodore de Bary. 998 pages. 2000. A collection of primary readings on the social, intellectual, and religious traditions of China, this text provides a resource for scholars and students and an introduction for general readers.

Bary, de 2: Sources of Chinese Tradition. Volume 2: From 1600 through the Twentieth Century. Paperback

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  • Sources of Chinese Tradition. Volume 2: From 1600 through the Twentieth Century
  • by Theodore de Bary & Richard Lufrano. 636 pages. 2001

Baumann: Abenteuer Seidenstraße, Auf den Spuren alter Karawanenwege. Gebunden

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  • Abenteuer Seidenstraße, Auf den Spuren alter Karawanenwege. Gebunden, 28,5 cm.
  • Bruna Baumann
  • 286 Seiten, 150 Farbfotos und Karten. 2001. 10 Jahre lang reiste Bruno Baumann auf den Spuren der alten Karawanenwege durch Zentralasien und China. Einmalige Fotos, ausführliche Karten sowie das profunde Wissen des Autors entführen Sie in die Welt der Seidenstraße zwischen Alexandria und Xian, in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart.

Baumer: The History of Central Asia Volume 1: The Age of the Steppe Warriors. hb

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  • The History of Central Asia Volume 1: The Age of the Steppe Warriors. hb
  • Christoph Baumer
  • Hardback,
  • 384 pages, 262 colour illustrations, 289 x 237 mm.
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Beal: Buddhist Literature in China. Cloth

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  • Buddhist Literature in China. Cloth. 14x22cm
  • Samuel Beal
  • xvii, 185 pages, 5 plates, 4 and 5 are fold-outs. 1882. Published in India 1988

Beal: The Fo-Sho-Hing-Tsan-King. A Life of Buddha: Sacred Books of China, volume 19. Hardback

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  • Fo-Sho-Hing-Tsan-King. A Life of Buddha: Sacred Books of China, volume 19. Hardback
  • Written by Asvaghosha Bodhisattva,  translated from Sanskrit into Chinese by Dharmaraksha, A.D. 420, and from Chinese into English by Samuel Beal
  • 380 pages, with notes and index

Beal: The Life of Hiuen-Tsiang. hb

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  • The Life of Hiuen-Tsiang.
  • Samuel Beal (tr.) Indian reprint
  • Hardback, 226 pages. This is the biography of Hiuen-Tsiang by one of his beloved and devoted disciple Shaman Hwui Li recording all that is important and interesting in the eventful life of the master. Besides giving full details of his life, the biography tells many fascinating stories of the long travels of the piligrim to and from India, not Known from other source. The work supplements Hiuen-Tsiang's magnum opus the Si-yu-ki to a great extent.
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Beckwith: Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present. Paperback

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  • Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present
  • Christopher I. Beckwith 2011
  • Paperback, 504 pages, illustrations, 216 x 140 mm
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Beeson: Bush and Asia: America's Evolving Relations with East Asia. Paperback

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  • Bush and Asia: America's Evolving Relations with East Asia. Paperback
  • Edited by Mark Beeson. 288 pages. 2007

Bender: The Columbia Anthology of Chinese Folk and Popular Literature. Paperback

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  • The Columbia Anthology of Chinese Folk and Popular Literature.
  • Bender, Mark; Mair, Victor H.
  • Paperback, 800 pages, 235 x 155 mm
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Benge: Private Hong Kong. Where East Meets West. Cloth

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  • Private Hong Kong. Where East Meets West
  • by Sophie Benge, Photography by Fritz von der Schulenburg
  • 216 pages, with an index and with numerous colour illustrations. 1997. Interior decoration: Explores the interior design style of the island of Hong Kong, and includes a visitor's guide to the city

Benn, Stone: Burning for the Buddha: Self-Immolation in Chinese Buddhism. Hardcover

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  • Burning for the Buddha: Self-Immolation in Chinese Buddhism. Hardcover
  • by James A. Benn, Jacqueline Ilyse Stone
  • xiii, 360 pages. 2007. Burning for the Buddha is the first book-length study of the theory and practice of “abandoning the body” (self-immolation) in Chinese Buddhism. It examines the hagiographical accounts of all those who made offerings of their own bodies and places them in historical, social, cultural, and doctrinal context.
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Berliner: Beyond the Screen: Chinese Furniture of the 16th and 17th Centuries. Cloth

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  • Beyond the Screen: Chinese Furniture of the 16th and 17th Centuries. Cloth. 22x31cm
  • by Nancy Berliner, with contributions by Craig Clunas, Curtis Evarts, Sarah Handler, and Wang Zhengshu / Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Cor)
  • 158 pages, with 64 colour and 68 black-white illustrations, index. 1996

Bernhardt: Women and Property in China, 960 - 1949. Cloth

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  • Women and Property in China, 960 - 1949. Cloth
  • by Kathryn Bernhardt
  • viii, 236 pages, tables, character list and index. 1999. Focusing on women's claims on inheritance rights, Bernhardt argues that while the consolidation in law of patrilineal succession in the Ming and Qing dynasties curtailed women's claims, the coming of the 20th century greatly strengthened women's rights to inherit property.

Bernhardt: Women and Property in China, 960 - 1949. Paperback

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  • Women and Property in China, 960 - 1949. Paperback
  • by Kathryn Bernhardt
  • viii, 236 pages, tables, character list, index. A study that challenges the view that property inheritance in China in the Imperial and Republican periods remained relatively static.

Birch: Scenes for Mandarins. The Elite Theater of the Ming. Hardcover

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  • Scenes for Mandarins. The Elite Theater of the Ming. Hardcover
  • by Cyril Birch
  • 262 pages, with 9 illustrations, notes, suggested readings. 1995. Describes the rise and development of Ming theater, the height of classical Chinese theater, developed between 1368 and 1644. Translated highlights from six representational plays of the period are set in historical and cultural context, and fictionalized reenactments show how the plays might have been staged

Boedicker: The Philosophy of Tai Chi Chuan: Wisdom from Confucius, Lao Tzu, & Other Great Thinkers. Hardcover

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  • Philosophy of Tai Chi Chuan: Wisdom from Confucius, Lao Tzu, & Other Great Thinkers. Hardcover
  • by Freya and Martin Boedicker. xvi, 98 pages, glossay. 2009

Bokenkamp: Ancestors and Anxiety: Daoism and the Birth of Rebirth in China. Hardcover

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  • Ancestors and Anxiety: Daoism and the Birth of Rebirth in China. Hardcover
    by Stephen R. Bokenkamp
  • xi, 220 pages. 2007. One of the most important periods in the history of Chinese religion, the third through sixth centuries C.E., when social and political changes were matched by innovation and an outpouring of textual production in Daoism and Buddhism

Bokenkamp: Ancestors and Anxiety: Daoism and the Birth of Rebirth in China. Paperback

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  • Ancestors and Anxiety: Daoism and the Birth of Rebirth in China. Paperback
    by Stephen R. Bokenkamp
  • xi, 220 pages. 2009. One of the most important periods in the history of Chinese religion, the third through sixth centuries C.E., when social and political changes were matched by innovation and an outpouring of textual production in Daoism and Buddhism

Bokenkamp: Early Daoist Scriptures. pb

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  • Early Daoist Scriptures.
  • Bokenkamp, Stephen R.
  • Paperback, 520 pages, 5 figures, 4 tables, 229 x 152 mm.

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Braester: Witness Against History. Literature, Film, and Public Discourse in Twentieth-Century China. Paperback

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  • Witness Against History. Literature, Film, and Public Discourse in Twentieth-Century China. Paperback
  • Yomi Braester. 288 pages, 3 illustrations. 2003. It offers fresh readings of milestones in twentieth-century Chinese literature and cinema. The book reveals how these texts and films, which seem to proclaim faith in modernity, nevertheless doubt the possibility of changing the course of history.

Brook: The Troubled Empire : China in the Yuan and Ming Dynasties. Pb

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  • The Troubled Empire. China in the Yuan and Ming Dynasties.
  • Timothy Brook
  • Paperback, 336 pages, 18 halftones, 7 maps, 3 tables, 235 x 155 mm
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Brownell: Chinese Femininities/Chinese Masculinities. A reader. Paperback

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  • Chinese Femininities, Chinese Masculinities. A reader. Paperback
  • edited by Susan Brownell and Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom
  • xiv, 460 pages. 2002. At the level of everyday life, some significant transformations have occurred in the realm of gender. This is a historical and ethnographic study of gender from the 1700s to the present

Brugger: Politics, Economy and Society in Contemporary China. Paperback

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  • Politics, Economy and Society in Contemporary China. Paperback
  • by Bill Brugger and Stephen Reglar
  • vii, 367 pages, bibliography and index. 1994

Bunce: An Encyclopaedia of Buddhist Deities, Demigods, Godlings, Saints & Demons. With special focus on iconographic attributes. 2-Volume-set. Cloth

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  • Encyclopaedia of Buddhist Deities, Demigods, Godlings, Saints & Demons. With Special Focus on Iconographic Attributes. 2-Volume-set. Ca. 4o. Cloth. ca. 22x29 cm
  • by F.W. Bunce
  • Volume I: 640 pages, bibliography. Volume II:  512 pages, Deiti identification tables. With 286 figures and 24 plates

Burke, Mcdonald: Critical Security in the Asia-Pacific. Paperback

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  • Critical Security in the Asia-Pacific. Paperback
  • edited by Anthony Burke and Matt Mcdonald. 306 pages. 2007

Buswell: The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism. Hardback

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  • The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism
  • Buswell, Robert E.; Lopez, Donald S.
  • Hardback, 1304 pages, 2 line illus. 1 table. 6 maps. 254 x 203 mm.
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Butler-Bowdon: The Ancient Classics Collection : The Art of War and Tao Te Ching. 2 vols. hb

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  • The Ancient Classics Collection: The Art of War and Tao Te Ching.
  • Butler-Bowdon, Tom; Tzu, Lao; Tzu, Sun.
  • 2 volumes, hardback. 418 pages, 203 x 137 mm.
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Calhoun: Neither Gods Nor Emperors. Students and the Struggle for Democracy in China

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  • Neither Gods Nor Emperors. Students and the Struggle for Democracy in China
  • Craig Calhoun
  • 333 pages, glossary, notes, bibliography and index. 1997

Cambridge Encyclopedia of China. New edition. By Brian Hook. Cloth

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  • Cambridge Encyclopedia of China. (2nd edition)
  • Edited by Brian Hook, Denis Twitchett
  • 502 pages, 41 maps, glossary. 1991. It provides an absorbing and authoritative account of China and all things Chinese, from ancient times through to the momentous events of the past decade. Thoroughly revised and updated to take full account of the most recent developments in China, from the economic reforms and increased freedoms of the early 1980s to the crisis of 1989 and its aftermath.

Cambridge History of China: Volume 01: The Ch'in and Han Empires, 211 BC - AD 220. Hardback

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  • Cambridge History of China: Volume 01: The Ch'in and Han Empires, 211 BC - AD 220.
  • Edited by Denis Twitchett, Michael Loewe
  • Hardback, 1023 pages, with 18 tables, 17 maps, Official titles and institutional terms, Han weights and measures, Han emperors, with glossary-index, bibliography. 1986

Cambridge History of China: Volume 03-1: Sui and T'ang China 589-906, Part 1. Hardback

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  • Cambridge History of China: Volume 03: Sui and T'ang China 589-906, Part 1.
  • Edited by Denis C. Twitchett
  • Hardback, 870 pages, 11 tables, 22 maps, glossary-index. 1979

Cambridge History of China: Volume 06: Alien Regimes and Border States, 907-1368. Hardback

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  • Cambridge History of China: Volume 06: Alien Regimes and Border States, 907-1368. Hardback
  • edited by Denis C. Twitchett, Herbert Franke
  • 816 pages, with 8 tables, 37 maps, 6 figures, glossary-index, bibliography. 1995
  • Reduced price, was E192,00

Cambridge History of China: Volume 07: The Ming Dynasty 1. 1368-1644. Hardback

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  • Cambridge History of China: Volume 07: The Ming Dynasty 1. 1368-1644.
  • Edited by Frederick W. Mote, Denis Twitchett
  • Hardback, 1008 pages, 1 table, 31 maps, 1 genealogical table, Ming weights and measures, Genealogy of the Ming imperial family, Ming dynasty emperors. 1988

Cambridge History of China: Volume 08: The Ming Dynasty 2. 1368-1644. Hardback

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  • Cambridge History of China: Volume 08: The Ming Dynasty 2. 1368-1644.
  • by Denis C. Twitchett, Frederick W. Mote
  • Hardback, 1232 pages, glossary-index, bibliography, genealogy of the Ming Imperial family, Ming dynasty emperors, Ming weights and measures a.s.o., and 20 line diagrams, 22 tables, 13 maps. 1998

Cambridge History of China: Volume 09: The Chíng Dynasty to 1800. Part 1. Hardback

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  • Cambridge History of China: Volume 09: Part 1: The Chíng Dynasty to 1800. Hardback
  • Willard J. Peterson
  • 780 pages, 3 line diagrams 12 tables 12 maps. 2003

Cambridge History of China: Volume 10: Late Ch'ing, 1800-1911. Part I. Hardback

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  • Cambridge History of China: Volume 10: Late Ch'ing, 1800-1911. Part I. Hardback
  • Edited by John K. Fairbank
  • 725 pages, with 15 maps, glossary, index, bibliography, genealogical chart. 1978, 1995

Cambridge History of China: Volume 11: Late Ch'ing, 1800-1911. Part 2. Hardback.

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  • Cambridge History of China: Volume 11: Late Ch'ing, 1800-1911. Part 2.
  • Edited by John K. Fairbank, Kwang-Ching Liu
  • Hardback, 784 pages, 14 maps, glossary, index, bibliography. 1980

Cambridge History of China: Volume 12: Republican China 1912-1949, Part 1. Hardback

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  • Cambridge History of China: Volume 12: Republican China 1912-1949 Part 1. Hardback
  • Edited by John K. Fairbank, Denis Twitchett
  • 1120 pages, 18 maps, 39 tables, bibliographical essays, bibliography, glossary-index. 1983
  • Reduced price, was E164,00