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Tinderbox.  The Past and Future of Pakistan, Akbar, M.J.
1 Akbar, M.J. Tinderbox. The Past and Future of Pakistan
Sydney Harper Collins 2011 0732294681 / 9780732294687 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 376 pages ID286837 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Tales From the South China Seas. Images of the British in South-East Asia in the Twentieth Century, Allen, Charles [Editor]
2 Allen, Charles [Editor] Tales From the South China Seas. Images of the British in South-East Asia in the Twentieth Century
London Andre Deutsch 1983 0233975047 / 9780233975047 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 240 pages ID186354 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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3 Barber, Noel The Fall of Shanghai. The Communist Takeover of 1949
London Macmillan 1979 0333247817 / 9780333247815 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. A nice copy with just a little bumping to bottom corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 251 pages ID185165 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Siege of Delhi.  Mutiny Memories of an Old Officer, Barter, Richard
4 Barter, Richard The Siege of Delhi. Mutiny Memories of an Old Officer
London The Folio Society 1984 1st thus Cloth Boards 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Bound in canvas cloth and printed lithographically with a contemporary engraving. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs/plates 130 pages ID235687 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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The Rise of Modern Japan, Beasley, W.G.
5 Beasley, W.G. The Rise of Modern Japan
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1997 0297816292 / 9780297816294 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 322 pages ID181546 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Messiah and the Mandarins: Mao Tsetung and the Ironies of Power, Bloodworth, Dennis
6 Bloodworth, Dennis The Messiah and the Mandarins: Mao Tsetung and the Ironies of Power
New York Atheneum 1982 0689112971 / 9780689112973 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. xvi, 331 pages Recounts the Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution and the struggle between the Maoist perpetual revolution and the more cautious Communist Mandarinate of Chou En-Lai. ID287587 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Zhu Rongji and the Transformation of Modern China, Brahm, Laurence J.
7 Brahm, Laurence J. Zhu Rongji and the Transformation of Modern China
Singapore John Wiley & Sons 2002 0470820632 / 9780470820636 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. An excellent copy. 302 pages Zhu Rongji is a prominent Chinese politician who served as the Mayor and Party chief in Shanghai between 1987 and 1991, before serving as Vice-Premier and then the fifth Premier of the People's Republic of China from March 1998 to March 2003. ID276259 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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8 Butterfield, Fox China Alive in the Bitter Sea
London Hodder & Stoughton 1982 0340262397 / 9780340262399 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has a minor abrasion to front panel & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 468 pages ID148783 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Inside Afghanistan After The Taliban.  The Punishment of Virtue., Chaynes, Sarah
9 Chaynes, Sarah Inside Afghanistan After The Taliban. The Punishment of Virtue.
St Lucia University of Queensland Press 2006 0702235881 / 9780702235887 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 386 pages 'The Punishment of Virtue' charts the course of a story whose tragic climax was not inevitable, but rather was the result of misguided and shortsighed policies. ID291262 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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10 Ching, Frank Ancestors. 900 Years in the Life of a Chinese Family
London Rider 2009 1846041775 / 9781846041778 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 541 pages The history offered in this book is not just that of a family but also China's political, cultural, military and social history over thirty-four generations and nearly a milennium. ID274112 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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China Live Two Decades in the Heart of the Dragon, CHINOY, Mike
11 CHINOY, Mike China Live Two Decades in the Heart of the Dragon
Atlanta Turner Publishing 1997 1570363609 / 9781570363603 1st Edition Hardcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 397pages. ID11477 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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12 Clayre, Alasdair The Heart of the Dragon
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1985 039535336X / 9780395353363 1st U.S. Ed Hardback 
Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. Colour and black & white illustrations. 281 pages The most comprehensive and revealing portrait of the Chinese ever made. ID217337 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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13 Collison, Kerry B. Indonesian Gold
Hartwell, Victoria Sid Harta Publishers 2002 0957870930 / 9780957870932 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. 624 pages Depicts Kalimantan and its ethnic tribes as they resist Moslem migrants from poorer Indonesian islands and reveals the extent of devastation visited upon the indigenous peoples by multinational mining companies. ID273373 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Journal of my Service in India, Corneille, John Major; Edited by Michael Edwardes
14 Corneille, John Major; Edited by Michael Edwardes Journal of my Service in India
London The Folio Society 1966 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Bookplate to the preliminary pages. Black & white illustrations by B. S. Biro. Edited and with an Introduction by Michael Edwardes. 181 pages The author's account of his service in eighteenth-century India. ID290885 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Fishing Fleet.  Husband-Hunting in the Raj, De Courcy, Anne
15 De Courcy, Anne The Fishing Fleet. Husband-Hunting in the Raj
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2012 0297868470 / 9780297868477 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's initials to half-title page. 335 pages ID284355 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Curzon in India.  Volume One Achievement, Volume Two Frustration  [2 Volumes], Dilks, David
16 Dilks, David Curzon in India. Volume One Achievement, Volume Two Frustration [2 Volumes]
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1969 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. A nice copy. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Bookplate to Front Free End paper. Bookseller stamp/label to front paste-down Illustrated with Black and White Photographs . 296 pages Volume 1 - Achievement, Volume 2 - Frustration. The authoritative study of Curzon's Viceroyalty of India. ID288264 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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17 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
18 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
19 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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20 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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