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TAIWAN. Buy these 4 items as a set for $106 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Taiwan, A New History

TWN01
Murray A. Rubinstein (Editor)
M.E. Sharpe, Inc.
2006
576
1563248166
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This scholarly history of Taiwan by diverse contributors covers the economy, culture, politics and development of Taiwan from ancient time to modern nation.
$52.95

Orphan of Asia

TWN07
Zhuoliu Wu
Columbia University Press
2008
247
0231137265
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Wu's autobiographical tale shows a young man coming of age in Taiwan, torn between the worlds of Japan, Taiwan and mainland China.
$23.95

Lonely Planet Taiwan

CHN67
Andrew Bender
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
400
178657439X
PAPER
Guidebook
11/7/2007
0
0
0
0
A travel guide to Taipei and Taiwan noteworthy for its attention to practical detail on food, accommodations and excursions.
$27.99

Taiwan and Taipei Map

TWN03
ITMB
ITMB
2000
1
0921463383
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A full color travelers map with the city of Taipei on one side and all of Taiwan on the other at a scale of 1:386,000.
$12.95

China South Map

CHN27
Nelles
Nelles Maps
2013
2
3865740189
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed travel map of Southern China, from Taiwan to Hong Kong and the Yunnan Province, at a 1:1,500,000 scale.
$13.95

Insight Guide Taiwan

CHN54
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2014
9812349669
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An illustrated overview of Taiwan with essays on its attractions, history and culture.
$23.99

Lonely Planet Pocket Taipei

TWN13
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
160
1786575248
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical city guide to Taipei that fits in your pocket, with the top sites, the best walks, food, art, shopping, views, nightlife and more. Includes a pull-out map.
$13.99

National Geographic Taiwan

CHN446
Phil Macdonald
National Geographic
2011
272
1426207174
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A traveler's guide to the history, nature, culture, and attractions of Taiwan, thoroughly illustrated in dependable National Geographic style.
$22.95

Wallpaper City Guide Taipei

TWN12
Wallpaper City Guides
Phaidon Press
2016
128
0714871346
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A stylish, thin (it fits in your back pocket) city guide compiled by the design magazine Wallpaper's local reporters. Well-organized, with chapter tabs, many photographs and of-the-moment recommendations.
$11.95

The Food of Taiwan, Recipes from the Beautiful Island

TWN11
Cathy Erway
Houghton Mifflin Company
2015
256
0544303016
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
The very first in English to celebrate Taiwanese food, this well-photographed cookbook features the island's more neglected recipes.
$30.00

Buddhism, A Concise Introduction

ASA41
Huston Smith, Philip Novak
HarperCollins
2004
256
0060730676
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A brief yet illuminating overview, discussing Theravada and other South Asian traditions in the first half and then Western traditions in the second.
$14.99

China in the 21st Century

CHN587
Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom
Oxford University Press
2013
224
0195394127
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Wasserstrom puts China’s policies, industrialization and international relations in the context of its history and culture in this concise, illuminating introduction. Second edition.
$16.95

China, Inc. How the Rise of the Next Superpower Changes America and the World

CHN305
Ted C. Fishman
Scribner
2006
352
0743257359
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An economist and former commodities trader, Ted Fishman draws on statistics, case studies and interviews in this lively economic history and guide to understanding China's spectacular economic growth and future prospects.
$17.00

Making China Policy, Lessons from the Bush and Clinton Administrations

CHN336
Ramo Myers (Editor)
Rowman & Littlefield
2001
288
0742509648
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An evaluation of U.S. foreign policy toward China and Taiwan during the twelve years of the Bush and Clinton administrations.
$39.95

Taiwan, A Political History

TWN7
Denny Roy
Cornell University Press
2003
255
0801488052
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
With a focus on the 20th century, Roy examines Taiwan's social, economic and political development and, particularly, tense relations with China.
$23.95

Thunder from the East, Portrait of a Rising Asia

ASA24
Nicholas Kristoff, Sheryl WuDunn
Vintage Books
2000
377
0375703012
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A study of the changing face of Asia's economic situation and its effects on the continent's culture.
$15.95

Arts of Southeast Asia

SEA45
Fiona Kerlogue
Thames & Hudson
2004
224
0500203814
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A handsome guide to the art, architecture, textiles and crafts of Southeast Asia.
$16.95

Formosan Odyssey: Taiwan, Past and Present

TWN14
John Grant Ross
ipage
2016
285
1910736228
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Until the early 20th century, Taiwan was one of the wildest places in Asia. The author's travels, made around the island in the wake of the devastating 921 earthquake, and his experiences from five years of living in a small town, provide an intimate picture of modern Taiwan.
$12.99

Three-Legged Horse

TWN05
Cheng Ch'Ing-Wen
Columbia University Press
2000
240
0231113870
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These twelve tales vividly evoke traditional and modern Taiwan. The first English translations of work by Cheng, well-known in Taiwan.
$28.00

Wild Asia, Spirit of a Continent

ASA33
Mark Brazil, Art Wolfe (Photographer)
Pelican Publishing Company
2000
192
1565548272
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Organized by bioregion, this lavishly illustrated survey covers plants, animals, habitats and landscapes from the Himalayas to India, Indonesia, Korea, Japan and the Russian Far East.
$49.95

Birds of Europe, Russia, China, and Japan: Passerines: Tyrant Flycatchers to Buntings

EUR276
Norman Arlott
Princeton University Press
2007
240
0691133727
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This Princeton Illustrated Checklist, spanning all of the Russian Arctic, Europe, China, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, Japan and the Middle East, features 80 color plates with range maps and succinct descriptions.
$29.95

Reef Fishes of South-East Asia

SEA98
Michael Aw, Elizabeth Wood
Macmillan
2017
144
147294058X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Designed for quick identification, this compact field guide provides line drawings, color photos and concise descriptions of 270 species of fish, corals and invertebrates common to Southeast Asia's reefs.
$20.00

For Kids

Mandarin Picture Word Book

CHN789
Ling Li
Dover Publications
2006
32
0486449114
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A simple and enjoyable language introduction to Mandarin for young readers. Each scene contains dozens of familiar objects (household items, clothing, foods, furniture, people, animals and much more). To make things more fun, all the pictures can be colored!
$3.95

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Coral Reef Fishes

DIV05
Ewald Lieske, Robert Myers
Princeton University Press
2002
400
0691089957
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact handbook features 2,500 illustrations of shallow-water fishes around the world.
$24.95

Sea Change, A Message of the Oceans

OCE01
Sylvia Earle
Ballantine Books
1995
354
0449910652
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A tribute to our watery planet -- and real-life adventure story by Sylvia Earle, a World Wildlife Fund national council member and diving pioneer.
$17.00

The Snorkeller's Guide to the Coral Reef, From the Red Sea to the Pacific Ocean

DIV18
Paddy Ryan
University of Hawaii Press
1994
184
0824816056
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This take-along guide covers coral reefs, fish, invertebrates and plants of the Indo-Pacific and includes 200 color photographs.
$21.99

Southeast Asia Map

SEA12
Nelles
Nelles Maps
2016
2
3865740650
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A clear, double-sided map of all of Southeast Asia at a scale of 1:4,500,000.
$13.95

Song for the Blue Ocean, Encounters Along the World's Coasts and Beneath the Seas

OCE09
Carl Safina
Henry Holt
1999
458
0805061223
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A grand tour of our blue planet, divided geographically, this book is an excellent resource -- fascinating to read and full of hope. It combines a personal journey, hundreds of interviews with fisherman and scientists around the world, and a tour of important watery habitats.
$26.99

The Great Hill Stations of Asia

ASA13
Barbara Crossette
Hachette
1998
272
0465014887
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A modern tour of the mountain enclaves of colonial Asia -- appreciative, magnificently researched and engaging.
$16.00

Give Us This Day

SEA19
Sidney Stewart
W. W. Norton & Company
1999
254
0393319210
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Captured in Bataan in 1942, Stewart endured three years in captivity, recounted in this harrowing, now-classic tale of human will.
$19.95

Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook

CHN72
Hua-Yuan L. Mowry, Justin Ben-Adam Rudelson
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
256
1743216076
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A handy phrasebook for basic Mandarin, focusing on pronunciation, grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler.
$9.99

Buddhist Art and Architecture

ASA30
Robert Fisher
Thames & Hudson
1993
216
0500202656
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A wide-ranging, illustrated survey of Buddhist art, architecture and iconography in the excellent World of Art series. It includes examples from throughout Asia.
$21.95

A Fortune-Teller Told Me, Earthbound Travels in the Far East

SEA35
Tizanio Terzani
Crown
2002
371
060980958X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A peripatetic journalist sets off to Laos, Cambodia, Burma, Thailand, Mongolia, China, Japan and other far-flung destinations in this warm, anecdotal account.
$16.00

A Woman's Asia

ASA49
Marybeth Bond (Editor)
Traveler's Tales
2005
310
1932361197
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
These thirty-five personal, often hilarious accounts of women's adventures from China to Sri Lanka to Turkey to Bhutan, not only illuminating the everyday, oft-overlooked cultural practices of Asia, but also giving a glimpse into the thoughts and feelings of the female traveller.
$17.95

Bradt Travel Guide Taiwan

TWN8
Steven Crook
Bradt Publications
2014
352
1841624977
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A resident for 19 years, Stephen Crook takes visitors beyond Taipei and the National Palace, beyond the beaches of Kending and the well-beaten trails of Alishan to mountain peaks, tucked-away temples and rural retreats.
$26.99

Michelin Green Guide Taiwan

TWN9
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2011
384
1907099263
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A handy Green Guide in the well-known series, organized alphabetically, with excellent local maps, site plans and practical details.
$24.99