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21 Dobbs-Higginson, M.S. Asia Pacific: Its Role in the New World Disorder
Melbourne William Heinemann Australia 1993 0855615389 / 9780855615383 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 432 pages ID243792 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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Mapping an Empire: Geographical Construction of British India, 1765-1843, Edney, Matthew
22 Edney, Matthew Mapping an Empire: Geographical Construction of British India, 1765-1843
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1997 0226184889 / 9780226184883 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
A Near Fine copy. As new condition. B/w maps. 458 pages ID255676 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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High Noon of Empire India under Curzon, Edwardes, Michael
23 Edwardes, Michael High Noon of Empire India under Curzon
London Eyre & Spottiswoode 1965 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is price clipped and now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 266 pages This book is a view of British India when it reached its Zenith at the turn of the 19th century. The author looks at the vice-royalty of Lord Curzon and his attempt to revive and re-state the crusading purpose that the British had abandoned after the Mutiny of 1857. ID251638 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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24 Edwardes, Michael The Necessary Hell. John and Henry Lawrence and the Indian Empire
London Cassell 1958 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Red cloth boards. Black & white illustrations. 213 pages This is not a biography of the Lawrences but rather uses the experiences of these two people to illuminate the structure of nineteenth century India. ID273315 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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25 ELEGANT, Robert Pacific Destiny. Inside Asia Today
London Hamish Hamilton 1990 0241127564 / 9780241127568 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good, in Very Good Dustjacket - Dustjacket now protected.Very slight wear to DJ at corners and spine ends, faint stain to bottom- edge [x]532pages. ID5000 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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26 Elvin, Mark Another History Essays on China from a European Perspective
Broadway, NSW Wild Peony Pty Ltd 1996 0646204130 / 9780646204130 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Black & white illustrations. Some neat ink references to rear free endpaper. 390 pages Mark Elvin is the Professor Emeritus of Chinese History at Australian National University, This collection of essays also includes one on his theory ' the high-level equilibrium trap' which explains why an industrial revolution happened in Europe but not in China. ID277500 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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27 Epstein, T.S. Economic Development and Social Change in South India
Manchester Manchester University Press 1964 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Slight abrasion to upper portion of DJ where sticker has been removed; DJ spine age darkened. xvi, 353pp ID234456 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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China in the Seventies: Australian Perspectives [Contemporary China Paper No. 15], Fitzgerald, Stephen & Hewitt, Pamela [Editors]
28 Fitzgerald, Stephen & Hewitt, Pamela [Editors] China in the Seventies: Australian Perspectives [Contemporary China Paper No. 15]
Canberra Australian National University Press 1980 0908160925 / 9780908160921 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Some age-discolouration to edges and faint marking to pale yellow covers. Previous owner's neat stamp to title page. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 187 pages. Captures the mood this turbulent decade in Chinese history through the eyes of Australian diplomats, teachers, students and journalists. ID12560 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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29 Fraser, John The Chinese. Portrait of a People
Toronto Collins 1980 0002168170 / 9780002168175 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve.. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 463 pages ID209365 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A China Passage, Galbraith, John Kenneth
30 Galbraith, John Kenneth A China Passage
London Andre Deutsch 1973 0223964738 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white photographs. 143 pages Photographs by Marc Riboud and Endpaper Map by Samuel H. Bryant ID236330 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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31 Garran, Robert Tigers Tamed : The End of the Asian Miracle
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1998 1864489022 / 9781864489026 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges. Gift inscription to inside front cover. vii, 228 pages ID228621 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Dynasties of China, Gascoigne, Bamber
32 Gascoigne, Bamber The Dynasties of China
London The Folio Society 2014 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine Slipcase. An excellent copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Originally published in 1973 by Jonathan Cape the text of this edition follows the revised 2003 Constable & Robinson edition - with minor emendations. Map redrawn by Neil Gower. 208 pages With as new preface by the author. ID296666 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Servant of India.  A Study of Imperial rule from 1905-1910 as told through the correspondence and diaries of Sir James Dunlop Smith, Gilbert, Martin
33 Gilbert, Martin Servant of India. A Study of Imperial rule from 1905-1910 as told through the correspondence and diaries of Sir James Dunlop Smith
London Longmans, Green & Co. Ltd 1966 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Stamp to Front Free Endpaper and texta over previous owners name. 266 pages Dunlop Smith spent much of his life in India, starting in 1878 as a soldier, and for twenty two years served both as a soldier and an administrator in the Punjab and the Princely States. ID273337 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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China Changes Face: The Road from Revolution, 1949-1989, Gittings, John
34 Gittings, John China Changes Face: The Road from Revolution, 1949-1989
Oxford Oxford University Press 1989 0192158872 / 9780192158871 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xiv, 290pp Includes a chronological guide listing major events in China since the Revolution. ID225882 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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A History of Modern Tibet Volume 2 The Calm Before the Storm 1951-1955, Goldstein, Melvyn C.
35 Goldstein, Melvyn C. A History of Modern Tibet Volume 2 The Calm Before the Storm 1951-1955
Berkeley, CA University of California Press 2007 0978520249417 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 639 pages This is the second volume of the History of Tibet and revises our understanding of that key period in middle of the 20th century - beginning with the 1951 Communist Chinese invasion of Tibet, and focuses on the years of Mao Zedong's government, a period in which China and the Dalai Lama tried to work out a way to coexist. ID292386 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Disastrous Twilight, Hamid, Major-General Shahid
36 Hamid, Major-General Shahid Disastrous Twilight
London Leo Cooper 1986 043619077 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. DJ chipped and creased along top edge. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. Book review and Corrigendum to the Introduction glued to front free endpapers. xix.364 pages A personal record of the Partition of India by the Private Secretary to Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck 1946-1947. with a Foreword by Philip Ziegler. Maj.-Gen. Shamid was a highly ranked Indian officer and Moslem which makes this a less familiar account of the Partition process and outcomes. At least one of the reviews of this book [by renowned historian, John Keegan] says 'As a memorialist of the last Viceroyalty he is without peer.' ID233485 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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American Shogun: MacArthur, Hirohito and the American Duel with Japan, Harvey, Robert
37 Harvey, Robert American Shogun: MacArthur, Hirohito and the American Duel with Japan
London John Murray 2006 071956638X / 9780719566387 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 480 pages A captivating biography of the struggle between Japan's Emperor Hirohito and America's General MacArthur in the epic clash between the world's oldest culture and its newest. ID294198 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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38 Henderson, Michael Experiment with Untruth. India under Emergency
Delhi Macmillan 1977 0333902289 / 9780333902288 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD+ Dustjacket. DJ a little edgeworn - now protected in plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. Previous Owners name/details to Preliminary Pages. 250 pages ID234046 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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39 Hibbert, Christopher The Dragon Wakes. China and the West, 1793-1911
New York Harper & Row 1970 1st US Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 427 pages ID273951 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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40 Horsley, William & Buckley, Roger Nippon New Superpower Japan Since 1945
London BBC Books 1990 0563208759 / 9780563208754 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. x, 277 pages Accompanies the BBC series of the same name. ID248868 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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