Category: Asian Literature


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Thirty Years in a Red House: a Memoir of Childhood and Youth in Communist China

By: Di, Zhu Xiao; Terril, Ross (Foreword by)

Price: $20.24

Publisher: Boston, MA, University Of Massachusetts: 1998

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 003182

ISBN: 155849216X

Condition: New

(This book) (p) rovides a balanced and realistic view of one family's experience in post-revolutionary China. In addition to offering readers a glimpse of the personal llife of a Chinese official (Zhu's father) and the ideals that inspired him, Zhu's memoir documents his own coming of age and eventual departure from a country that ultimately failed to live up to the hard-fought ideals of his father's generation. " - Sampan. 11 pages of photographs. The corners are li... View more info

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Cloud Mountain

By: Liu, Aimee E.

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U. S. A., Warner Books Inc: 1997

Seller ID: 001865

ISBN: 0446519871

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

In the sweeping trading of Shogun and The Far Pavilions, acclaimed author Aimee Liu offers an epic tale of East and West, of forbidden love so powerful it defies all taboos and survived four decades of revolution and war. " Their years begin in 1906 and, drawing on the true story of her grandparent's marriage, Aimee Liu has written an unforgettable epic that resonates with authenticity and shimmers with emotion, a rich tapestry of star-crossed lovers torn by events g... View more info

The Ideals of the East: with Special Reference to the Art of Japan

By: Okakura, Kakuzo

Price: $5.98

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, U. S. A., Tuttle (Charles E. ) Co Inc. ,U. S.: 1997

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 002706

ISBN: 080481452X

Condition: New with no dust jacket

Japan, Kakuzo Okakura wrote more than 60 years ago, is a museum of Asiatic civilization, and yet more than a museum, because the singular genius of the race leads it to dwell on all phases of the ideals of the past, which welcomes the new without losing the old. He wrote of that broad expanse of love for the Ultimate and Universal, which is the common thought-inheritence of the Asiatic races, enabling them to produce all the great religions of the world. In writing of th... View more info