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1 Becker, Jasper City of Heavenly Tranquility: Beijing in the History of China
New York Oxford at the Clarendon Press 2003 0195309979 / 9780195309973 1st Printing Hard Cover Fine DJ Fine Large Octavo 
"Mr. Becker, a British journalist, offers something much richer than a work of reportage. City of Heavenly Tranquility has two particular strengths. One is his reweaving of the threads of Beijing's past to recreate the city of street markets, temple fairs and the 'little games' that so delighted Beijingers. The other strength is the depiction of Beijing as a canvas for the projection of others' fantasies."--The Economist. 384pp. 
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2 Becker, Jasper Hungry Ghosts: Mao's Secret Famine
New York The Free Press 1997 068483457X / 9780684834573 1st Printing Hard Cover (x-library) VG+ DJ VG+ Large Octavo 
Ex-library with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to end papers. 
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3 Becker, Jasper Hungry Ghosts: Mao's Secret Famine
New York The Free Press 1996 068483457X / 9780684834573 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good DJ Very Good Large Octavo 
352pp. A history of the massive famine created by Mao's attempt to impose Communism on China during the Great Leap Forward, which claimed some 30,000,000 lives during 1958-62. Ex-library with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to end papers. 
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4 Bianco, Lucien Origins of the Chinese Revolution, 1915-1949
Stanford Stanford University Press 1971 0804708274 / 9780804708272 Later Printing Soft Cover Near Fine Octavo 

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5 Bloodworth, Dennis, and Ching Ping The Chinese Machiavelli: 3,000 Years of Chinese Statecraft
Dell 1977 0440312671 / 9780440312673 Mass Market Paperback Very Good Contents lightly tanned 

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6 Bloodworth, Dennis, and Ching Ping The Chinese Machiavelli: 3,000 Years of Chinese Statecraft
Dell 1977 0440312671 / 9780440312673 1st Printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good Minor cover Creases 

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7 Brackman, Arnold C. The Last Emperor
New York Carroll & Graf 1991 0881847003 / 9780881847000 1st Thus Soft Cover Very Good Octavo 

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8 Burns, Richard Dean, and Edward M. Bennett, eds. Diplomats in Crisis: United States-Chinese-Japanese Relations, 1919-1941
Santa Barbara ABC-Clio Press 1974 0874361362 / 9780874361360 Soft Cover Very Good Large Octavo 

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9 Byron, John, and Robert Pack The Claws of the Dragon: Kang Sheng-The Evil Genius Behind Mao and His Legacy of Terror in People's China
New York Simon & Schuster 1992 0671695371 / 9780671695378 1st Printing Hard Cover Very Good (fault) DJ Very Good Large Octavo 
560pp."This ground-breading biography of Kang Sheng is the fascinating story of the man who schemed his way into Mao's inner circle, created the dread secret police, defined the bitter break in Chinese-Soviet relations, terrorized China for more than fifty years, unleashed the demonic Cultural Revolution, and oversaw the murder of perhaps a million people and the imprisonment and torture of over ten million more. Based on previously unpublished materials, The Claws of the Dragon is a compelling portrait of one of the most influential and sinister figures of modern China." Half-title page removed. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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10 Chang, Jung, and Jon Halliday Mao: The Unknown Story
New York Anchor Books 2005 0679746323 / 9780679746324 Later Printing Soft Cover Fine Thick Large Octavo 

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11 Chen, Jack The Sinkiang Story
New York Macmillan 1977 0025246402 / 9780025246409 1st Printing Hard Cover Very Good DJ VG- Large Octavo 

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12 Chiasson, Paul The Island of Seven Cities: Where The Chinese Settled When They Discovered America
New York St. Martin's Press 2006 0312361866 / 9780312361860 1st Printing Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Near Fine Large Octavo 

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13 Chiasson, Paul The Island of Seven Cities: Where the Chinese Settled When They Discovered America
New York St. Martin's Press 2006 0312361866 / 9780312361860 1st Printing Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Near Fine Large Octavo 

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14 Chu, Valentin. Ta Ta Tan Tan, "Fight fight talk talk:" the Inside Story of Communist China.
New York W.W. Norton & Co. 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Reading Copy No Jacket 
Front board compressed area (as though something heavy lay on it), light spotting. Otherwise VG, no dust jacket. 
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15 Clubb, O. Edmund China & Russia: The "Great Game"
New York Columbia University Press 1971 Hard Cover Reading Copy Repaired Dust Jacket Octavo 
Rear of dust jacket water stained and repaired. Adherence from jacket on back cover. Mild rippling of lower corners of rear pages. In clear protective sleeve. 
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16 Clubb, O. Edmund. Twentieth Century China.
New York Columbia University Press 1966 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good (small fault) No Jacket 
Number written at base of spine. 
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17 Cordell, Bessie Blossoms from the Flowery Kingdom
Winona Lake Light & Life Press 1949 3rd Printing Hard Cover Very Good DJ Very Good Octavo 
The story of an American missionary in China and Tibet 1923-49. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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18 Corr, Gerald H. The Chinese Red Army: Campaigns and Politics Since 1949
New York Schocken Books 1974 1st Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Large Octavo 

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19 Cotterell, Arthur The First Emperor of China: The Greatest Archeological Find of Our Time
New York Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1981 0030598893 / 9780030598890 1st Printing Hard Cover Very Good DJ Very Good (price clipped) Wide Large Octavo 

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20 Cotterell, Arthur The First Emperor of China: The Story Behind the Terracotta Army of Mount Li
London Penguin Books 1989 0140115676 / 9780140115673 Soft Cover VG+ Light corner crease Wide Large Octavo 

Price: 12.00 USD
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