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  • Zhou Enlai
    Zhou Enlai (English, Paperback) Barbara Barnouin, Yu Changgen

    A biography on Zhou Enlai, one of the most important and yet debatable political figures in the Chinese Communist Party. This work provides an analysis on the complex personality and controversial actions of Zhou, both as a person and a leader of the CCP.

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  • The China Miracle
    The China Miracle (English, Paperback) Justin Yifu Lin

    The success of China's economic reform has attracted worldwide attention. Using a historical, comparative and analytic approach grounded in mainstream economics, this text analyzes the internal logic of the traditional planning system and examines whether China can continue its trend of reform.

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  • American English Idiomatic Expressions in 52 Weeks
    American English Idiomatic Expressions in 52 Weeks (English, Paperback) John Holleman

    In this era of globalization and the world-wide web, the ability to communicate accurately and effectively using English idioms is more important than ever. This week-by-week calendar features: over 3,200 idiomatic expressions in American English; a classification system of 32 functional categories to help in understanding idioms; and more.

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  • Mencius Revised Edition
    Mencius Revised Edition (English, Paperback) Chinese

    Mencius, who lived in the 4th century B.C., is second only to Confucius in importance in the Confucian tradition. TheMencius consists of sayings of Mencius and conversations he had with his contemporaries. When read side by side with theAnalects, the Mencius throws a great deal of light on the teachings of ConfuciusMencius developed many of the ideas of Confucius and at the same time discussed problems not touched upon by Confucius. He drew out the implications of Confucius' moral principles and reinterpreted them for the conditions of his time. As the fullest of the four great Confucian texts, theMencius has been the required reading amongst Chinese scholars for two thousand years, and it still throws considerable light on the character of the Chinese people.

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  • The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong
    The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong (English, Hardback) Sophia Suk Law

    On May 3, 1975, Hong Kong received its first cohort of 3,743 Vietnamese boatpeople, the beginning of a twenty-five-year chain of events developing within the larger context of forced migration in the modern world. This book intertwines historical archives with personal drawings created by Vietnamese people detained in Hong Kong camps. A work of collective memory with a human face, the text shows...

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  • Sleeping in Gaza
    Sleeping in Gaza (Multiple languages, Paperback) Najwan Darwish

    This pocket-sized paperback is one of the twenty-two titles published for 2015 Hong Kong International Poetry Nights. The theme of IPHHK2015 is "Poetry and Conflict". 21 international poets from 18 different places are invited to participate in recitations, symposia and sharing sessions of the Poetry Nights. A recitation focusing on 10 local Hong Kong poets, "Hong Kong Cantonese Poetry Night" is...

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  • The Chess Master
    The Chess Master (Multiple languages, Paperback) A. H-.D. Cheng

    A story of escape and salvation, with the clue for both being chess. The protagonist, Wang Yisheng, undergoes a gradual transformation from ""chess fool"" to ""chess master"" - from an alienated young man obsessed with the material needs of life to a spiritually enlightened transmitter of the Chinese tradition.

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  • The Scattered Flock
    The Scattered Flock (English, Paperback) Shi Nai'an, Luo Guanzhong

    This is the fifth volume in a series of translations of a Chinese classical novel generally known as ""The Water Margin"". The action in this volume can be divided into three parts: the campaign against Tian Hu; the campaign against Wang Qing; and the campaign against Fang La.

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  • Talk Mandarin Today
    Talk Mandarin Today (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    A practical guide for learning and getting by in Mandarin Chinese for adult learners. With the busy reader in mind, each lesson works first to bring fast acquisition and build practical ability in speaking the language.

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  • Love and Women in Early Chinese Fiction
    Love and Women in Early Chinese Fiction (English, Hardback) Daniel Hsieh

    A study focusing on how women and love are portrayed in chuanqi fiction, a genre of classical Chinese literature, of the Tang dynasty. It argues that the emergence of ""love"" as a theme in Chinese literature is closely related to the historical background of the Tang dynasty.

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  • Food Plants of China
    Food Plants of China (English, Paperback) Professor Shiu-Ying Hu

    The food plants of an area provide the material basis for the survival of its population, and furnish inspiring stimuli for cultural development....

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  • Chinese Language and Culture: An Intermediate Reader
    Chinese Language and Culture: An Intermediate Reader (Multiple languages, Paperback) Weijia Huang, Ao Qun

    This reader is comprised of 22 lessons presented in authentic Chinese which offer an introduction to Chinese culture, its history, language, folklore, religion,and its contemporary and historical social practices.

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  • Readings in Classic Chinese Short Stories
    Readings in Classic Chinese Short Stories (Multiple languages, Paperback) Toby Haggith

    Introduces twelve short stories selected from the ""Yushi Mingyan"", ""Jingshi Tongyan"", and ""Xingshi Hengyan"" anthologies. This title contains stories drawn from real-life experiences and folklores. It offers students information concerning the customs, beliefs, and everyday lives of ordinary people in Ming society.

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  • The Dyer's Daughter
    The Dyer's Daughter (Multiple languages, Paperback) Xiao Hong

    This collection carries some of Xiao Hong's most famous short stories such as ""On the Oxcart"", ""Spring in a Small Town"", ""The Family Outsider"", ""Flight from Danger"", ""Vague Expectations"", ""Hands"" and ""The Bridge"".

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  • Taipei People
    Taipei People (Multiple languages, Paperback) Hsien-Yung Pai

    Widely acclaimed as a classic of contemporary fiction in Chinese, Taipei People has been frequently compared to James Joyce's Dubliners. Patrick Hanan praises the volume as "the highest achievement in the contemporary Chinese story." Henry Miller considers Pai Hsien-yung "a master of portraiture." Stories from this collection have already been translated into French, German, Italian, Dutch,...

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  • Kung Fu (I): En Elementary Chinese Text
    Kung Fu (I): En Elementary Chinese Text (Multiple languages, Paperback) John C. Jamieson (Director, Yale-in-China Chinese Language Center, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China), Lin Tao (formerly Teacher, Peking University, China)

    This is the first part of a Putonghua textbook which comes in two volumes and covers elementary through high intermediate levels, pitching at a maturity of the university level learners and beyond. It features structural explanations and communicative exercises.

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  • Nothing is without Poison
    Nothing is without Poison (English, Paperback) Michael B. Roberts

    This work aims to provide readers with a simple explanation of the fundamental principles of the sciences of pharmacology, therapeutics and toxicology. It sketches the history of drug treatment from traditional therapy with mainly herbal preparations to today's explosion of synthetic drugs.

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  • Post-Communist Sinology in Transformation
    Post-Communist Sinology in Transformation (English, Hardback) Chih-yu Shih

    Self-knowledge is the foundation of sinology. Becoming a sinologist involves engaging in multi-sited processes that deconstruct stereotypical notions of China's rise in the 21st century. The sinologists in this edited volume have actively participated in studies shaped by their specific historical contexts, strategic choices, and varied adaptations. Positioned in different sites, these agents...

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  • Poverty in a Rich Society
    Poverty in a Rich Society (English, Hardback) Maggie Lau

    Hong Kong's income inequality is greater than that in any developed economy. The growing unequal income distribution and poverty in Hong Kong have aroused public concern. This book is a timely and important opportunity to advance the theory and practice of poverty and social exclusion measurement, and to conduct policy relevant analyses in Hong Kong.

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  • Reinventing China
    Reinventing China (English, Paperback) Paul Clark

    A pioneering study of the startlingly original films by Chinese filmmakers of the 1980s, such asJudou, Raise the Red Lantern, and Farewell My Concubine. These films bring into vivid relief changes in Chinese society over several decades, drawing on interviews with directors including Zhang Yimou, Chen Kaige, and Tian Zhuangzhuang....

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