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The House of Yan, A Family at the Heart of a Century in Chinese History

The House of Yan, A Family at the Heart of a Century in Chinese History

$34.99 AUD$12.00 AUD
Author, Lan Yan Format, Paperback / softback Number of Pages, 432 Through the sweeping cultural and historical transformations of China, entrepreneur Lan Yan traces her family's history through early 20th...
Ways of Heaven: An Introduction to Chinese Thought

Ways of Heaven: An Introduction to Chinese Thought

$69.95 AUD$25.00 AUD
Author: Roel Sterckx Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 A brilliant history of ancient China's masters of philosophy -- and how they help us understand China todayIn Ways of Heaven,...
Cold Mountain (Graphic Novel): The Legend of Han Shan and Shih Te, the Original Dharma Bums

Cold Mountain (Graphic Novel): The Legend of Han Shan and Shih Te, the Original Dharma Bums

$27.99 AUD$10.00 AUD
Author: Sean Michael Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 128 A graphic novel portrait of the wild antics and legendary poetry of the "Laughing Pair"-Han Shan and Shih...
The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State

The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State

$6.00 AUD
Author: John Micklethwait Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 From the bestselling authors of The Right Nation, a visionaryargument that our current crisis in government is nothing less than thefourth...
Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China

Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China

$15.00 AUD
Author: Jung Chang Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 They were the most famous sisters in China. As the country battled through a hundred years of wars, revolutions and seismic...
Barbarians at the Wall: The First Nomadic Empire and the Making of China

Barbarians at the Wall: The First Nomadic Empire and the Making of China

$24.99 AUD$21.24 AUD
Author: John Man Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 The untold story of the first nomadic empire and the making of China. 'Man does for the reader that...
No Escape: The True Story of China's Genocide of the Uyghurs

No Escape: The True Story of China's Genocide of the Uyghurs

$34.99 AUD$12.00 AUD
Author: Nury Turkel Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 'Anyone interested in the future of autocracy should buy it' Anne Applebaum, author of Twilight of Demoracy 'No Escape...
Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19

Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19

$34.99 AUD$12.00 AUD
Author: Alina Chan Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 400 Understanding how Covid-19 started is more important than we know for the future of humankind. Determining whether the virus...
Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win

Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win

$34.99 AUD$12.00 AUD
Author: Peter Schweizer Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 352 #1 New York Times Bestseller Peter Schweizer says that, in a quarter-century as an investigative journalist, this is the...
American Airline's Secret War in China: Project Seven Alpha, WWII

American Airline's Secret War in China: Project Seven Alpha, WWII

$44.99 AUD$20.00 AUD
Author: Leland Shanle Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 244 In late 1941, President Roosevelt agonised over the rapid advances of the Japanese forces in Asia; they seemed unstoppable....
Mandarin Chinese Essential Dictionary: All the words you need, every day (Collins Essential)

Mandarin Chinese Essential Dictionary: All the words you need, every day (Collins Essential)

$17.99 AUD$12.00 AUD
Author: Collins Dictionaries Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 480 The home of trusted Mandarin dictionaries for everyday language learning. A handy, affordable Chinese to English and English to...
The Book of Master Mo

The Book of Master Mo

$27.99 AUD$23.79 AUD
Author: Mo Zi Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 The Book of Master Mo represents a groundbreaking shift in Chinese philosophy. A key work of ancient Chinese philosophy...
Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World

Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World

$24.99 AUD$5.00 AUD
Author: H.R. McMaster Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 560 From Lt. General H.R. McMaster, former National Security Advisor during Trump's administration, a bold assessment of the most critical foreign policy...
April 3rd Incident: Stories

April 3rd Incident: Stories

$42.99 AUD$12.00 AUD
Author: Yu Hua Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 224 From the celebrated author of To Live, one of China's most famous contemporary writers--a stunning collection of stories, selected from the...
A Chinese Perspective

A Chinese Perspective

$19.99 AUD$12.00 AUD
Author: Brian Aldiss Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 96 A major science fiction novella by the master of British science fiction. First published almost a quarter of a...
Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

$22.99 AUD$19.54 AUD
Author: Jung Chang Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 528 From the bestselling author of Wild Swans and Mao- The Unknown Story, the extraordinary story of the woman who...
The Great Great Wall: Along the Borders of History from China to Mexico

The Great Great Wall: Along the Borders of History from China to Mexico

$39.99 AUD$10.00 AUD
Author: Ian Volner Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 During his campaign for the presidency, one of Donald Trump's signature promises was that he would build a "great great wall"...
The Mongolian Conspiracy

The Mongolian Conspiracy

$19.99 AUD$10.00 AUD
Author: Rafael Bernal Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 240 Only a couple of days before a state visit, Filiberto Garcia - ex revolutionary and impeccably groomed gun for...
Contemporary Architecture in China

Contemporary Architecture in China

$69.99 AUD$20.00 AUD
Author: Format: Hardback Number of Pages: Architecture and civil engineering have long been central elements in China's external image and national party propaganda. When it comes to technological superiority in...
The Beijing Conspiracy

The Beijing Conspiracy

$19.99 AUD$10.00 AUD
Author: Shamini Flint Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 352 'Flint . . . creates fascinating, unforgettable characters' - Booklist A LONG-LOST DAUGHTER. AN EXPLOSIVE SECRET. A LETHAL CONSPIRACY....
Mao's Last Dancer

Mao's Last Dancer

$32.99 AUD$10.00 AUD
NB: This is a secondhand book in very good condition. See our FAQs for more information. Please note that the jacket image is indicative only. Author: Li Cunxin Format: Paperback...
Mao: The Unknown Story

Mao: The Unknown Story

$29.99 AUD$25.49 AUD
Author: Jon Halliday Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 992 The most authoritative life of Mao ever written, by the bestselling author of Wild Swans and her husband Jung...
China Dream

China Dream

$22.99 AUD$19.54 AUD
Author: Ma Jian Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 192 A biting satire of Chinese totalitarianism from the critically acclaimed author of Beijing Coma and Red Dust. 'One of...
Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

$19.99 AUD$16.99 AUD
Author: Adeline Yen Mah Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 256 When Adeline Yen Mah's mother died giving birth to her, the family considered Adeline bad luck and she...
Song Full Of Tears: Nine Centuries Of Chinese Life Around Xiang Lake

Song Full Of Tears: Nine Centuries Of Chinese Life Around Xiang Lake

$24.99 AUD$12.00 AUD
Author: R. Keith Schoppa Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 312 Combining evocative historical description and cogent analysis, Song Full of Tears is a chronicle of nine hundred years...
The Penguin History of Modern China: The Fall and Rise of a Great Power, 1850 to the Present, Third Edition

The Penguin History of Modern China: The Fall and Rise of a Great Power, 1850 to the Present, Third Edition

$35.00 AUD$29.75 AUD
Author: Jonathan Fenby Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 848 The crucial book for understanding modern China, now updated to include the rule of Xi Jinping. In 1850, China...
The Real Story of Ah-Q and Other Tales of China: The Complete Fiction of Lu Xun

The Real Story of Ah-Q and Other Tales of China: The Complete Fiction of Lu Xun

$39.99 AUD$33.99 AUD
Author: Lu Xun Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 464 Lu Xun (Lu Hsun) is arguably the greatest writer of modern China, and is considered by many to be...
Mao's Last Dancer

Mao's Last Dancer

$24.99 AUD$21.24 AUD
Author: Li Cunxin Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 528 Before you can fly, you have to be free. A new edition of the phenomenal international bestseller. From bitter...
The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers

The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers

$24.99 AUD$21.24 AUD
Author: Richard McGregor Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 Richard McGregor's The Party has been established as the book on China and its political leadership. It is indispensable...
Five Star Billionaire

Five Star Billionaire

$19.99 AUD$10.00 AUD
Author: Tash Aw Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 448 In this stunning new novel, Tash Aw charts the overlapping lives of migrant Malaysian workers, forging lives for themselves...
Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First

Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First

$29.99 AUD$25.49 AUD
Author: Frank Trentmann Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 880 The epic history of consumption, and the goods that have transformed our lives over the past 600 years. We...
The High Road to China: George Bogle, the Panchen Lama and the First British Expedition to Tibet

The High Road to China: George Bogle, the Panchen Lama and the First British Expedition to Tibet

$49.95 AUD$15.00 AUD
NB: This is a secondhand book in very good condition. See our FAQs for more information. Please note that the jacket image is indicative only. Author: Kate Teltscher Format: Hardback...
Mao's Last Dancer

Mao's Last Dancer

$32.99 AUD$28.04 AUD
Author: Li Cunxin Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 464 In a small, desperately poor village in north-east China, a young peasant boy sits at his rickety old school...
Social Mobility and Controlled Fertility

Social Mobility and Controlled Fertility

$30.00 AUD
NB: This is a secondhand book. Please see condition notes at end of description. See our FAQs for more information. Photo is of the actual book - please note wear...
The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order

The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order

$22.99 AUD$19.54 AUD
Author: Bruno Macaes Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 A bold and eye-opening account of the coming integration of Europe and Asia In this original and timely book,...
Superpower Showdown: How the Battle Between Trump and Xi Threatens a New Cold War

Superpower Showdown: How the Battle Between Trump and Xi Threatens a New Cold War

$62.99 AUD$31.50 AUD
Author: Bob Davis Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 480 This is the inside story of the US-China trade war, how relations between these superpowers unraveled, darkening prospects for global peace...