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    Cover: Landlord and Labor in Late Imperial China: Case Studies from ShandongLandlord and Labor in Late Imperial China: Case Studies from ShandongHARDCOVER11/15/1978$34.00
    Cover: Spies and Scholars: Chinese Secrets and Imperial Russia’s Quest for World PowerSpies and Scholars: Chinese Secrets and Imperial Russia’s Quest for World PowerAfinogenov, GregoryHARDCOVER04/14/2020$45.00
    Cover: Vanishing into Things: Knowledge in Chinese TraditionVanishing into Things: Knowledge in Chinese TraditionAllen, BarryHARDCOVER04/07/2015$51.00
    Cover: Shifting Stories: History, Gossip, and Lore in Narratives from Tang Dynasty ChinaShifting Stories: History, Gossip, and Lore in Narratives from Tang Dynasty ChinaAllen, Sarah M.HARDCOVER10/13/2014$39.95
    Cover: Legal Lessons: Popularizing Laws in the People’s Republic of China, 1949–1989Legal Lessons: Popularizing Laws in the People’s Republic of China, 1949–1989Altehenger, JenniferHARDCOVER07/02/2018$49.95
    Cover: Legal Lessons: Popularizing Laws in the People’s Republic of China, 1949–1989Legal Lessons: Popularizing Laws in the People’s Republic of China, 1949–1989Altehenger, JenniferPAPERBACK05/04/2021$32.95
    Cover: Poetic Transformations: Eighteenth-Century Cultural Projects on the Mekong PlainsPoetic Transformations: Eighteenth-Century Cultural Projects on the Mekong PlainsAng, ClaudineHARDCOVER06/11/2019$49.95
    Cover: The Transport of Reading: Text and Understanding in the World of Tao Qian (365–427)The Transport of Reading: Text and Understanding in the World of Tao Qian (365–427)Ashmore, RobertHARDCOVER11/30/2010$39.95
    Cover: Needles, Herbs, Gods, and Ghosts: China, Healing, and the West to 1848Needles, Herbs, Gods, and Ghosts: China, Healing, and the West to 1848Barnes, Linda L.PAPERBACK04/30/2007$37.00
    Cover: Christianity in China: Early Protestant Missionary WritingsChristianity in China: Early Protestant Missionary WritingsBarnett, Suzanne Wilson
    Fairbank, John King
    HARDCOVER07/24/1985$20.00Currently unavailable
    Cover: The Rise of the People’s Bank of China: The Politics of Institutional ChangeThe Rise of the People’s Bank of China: The Politics of Institutional ChangeBell, Stephen
    Feng, Hui
    HARDCOVER06/10/2013$65.50
    Cover: Opium and the Limits of Empire: Drug Prohibition in the Chinese Interior, 1729–1850Opium and the Limits of Empire: Drug Prohibition in the Chinese Interior, 1729–1850Bello, David AnthonyHARDCOVER04/30/2005$50.00
    Cover: Localities at the Center: Native Place, Space, and Power in Late Imperial BeijingLocalities at the Center: Native Place, Space, and Power in Late Imperial BeijingBelsky, RichardHARDCOVER03/31/2006$45.00
    Cover: The Dao of Muhammad: A Cultural History of Muslims in Late Imperial ChinaThe Dao of Muhammad: A Cultural History of Muslims in Late Imperial ChinaBen-Dor Benite, ZviHARDCOVER06/30/2005$49.95
    Cover: Du Fu Transforms: Tradition and Ethics amid Societal CollapseDu Fu Transforms: Tradition and Ethics amid Societal CollapseBender, Lucas RamboHARDCOVER01/25/2022$65.00Not yet available
    Cover: The Making of the State Enterprise System in Modern China: The Dynamics of Institutional ChangeThe Making of the State Enterprise System in Modern China: The Dynamics of Institutional ChangeBian, Morris L.HARDCOVER04/30/2005$72.50
    Cover: Wretched Rebels: Rural Disturbances on the Eve of the Chinese RevolutionWretched Rebels: Rural Disturbances on the Eve of the Chinese RevolutionBianco, Lucien
    Liddell, Philip
    HARDCOVER04/30/2010$45.00
    Cover: Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western DominationOut of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western DominationBickers, RobertHARDCOVER08/07/2017$35.00
    Cover: On the Edge: Life along the Russia-China BorderOn the Edge: Life along the Russia-China BorderBillé, Franck
    Humphrey, Caroline
    HARDCOVER11/30/2021$29.95
    Cover: Marriage and the Law in the Age of Khubilai Khan: Cases from the <i>Yuan dianzhang</i>Marriage and the Law in the Age of Khubilai Khan: Cases from the Yuan dianzhangBirge, BettineHARDCOVER07/24/2017$58.00
    Cover: No Great Wall: Trade, Tariffs, and Nationalism in Republican China, 1927–1945No Great Wall: Trade, Tariffs, and Nationalism in Republican China, 1927–1945Boecking, FelixHARDCOVER07/10/2017$39.95
    Cover: Localizing Learning: The Literati Enterprise in Wuzhou, 1100–1600Localizing Learning: The Literati Enterprise in Wuzhou, 1100–1600Bol, Peter K.HARDCOVER04/05/2022$70.00Not yet available
    Cover: Neo-Confucianism in HistoryNeo-Confucianism in HistoryBol, Peter K.PAPERBACK05/01/2010$24.95
    Cover: Wang Kuo-wei: An Intellectual BiographyWang Kuo-wei: An Intellectual BiographyBonner, JoeyHARDCOVER04/25/1986$95.00
    Cover: Courtesans, Concubines, and the Cult of Female FidelityCourtesans, Concubines, and the Cult of Female FidelityBossler, BeverlyHARDCOVER03/18/2013$49.95
    Cover: Courtesans, Concubines, and the Cult of Female FidelityCourtesans, Concubines, and the Cult of Female FidelityBossler, BeverlyPAPERBACK08/29/2016$30.00
    Cover: Powerful Relations: Kinship, Status, and the State in Sung China (960-1279)Powerful Relations: Kinship, Status, and the State in Sung China (960-1279)Bossler, BeverlyHARDCOVER04/20/1998$47.50
    Cover: Ancestral Memory in Early ChinaAncestral Memory in Early ChinaBrashier, K. E.HARDCOVER05/16/2011$49.95
    Cover: Public Memory in Early ChinaPublic Memory in Early ChinaBrashier, K. E.HARDCOVER06/23/2014$69.95
    Cover: Commerce in Culture: The Sibao Book Trade in the Qing and Republican PeriodsCommerce in Culture: The Sibao Book Trade in the Qing and Republican PeriodsBrokaw, Cynthia J.HARDCOVER04/30/2007$44.95
    Cover: Collaboration: Japanese Agents and Local Elites in Wartime ChinaCollaboration: Japanese Agents and Local Elites in Wartime ChinaBrook, TimothyPAPERBACK03/01/2007$32.00
    Cover: Death by a Thousand CutsDeath by a Thousand CutsBrook, Timothy
    Bourgon, Jérôme
    Blue, Gregory
    HARDCOVER03/15/2008$42.00
    Cover: Praying for Power: Buddhism and the Formation of Gentry Society in Late-Ming ChinaPraying for Power: Buddhism and the Formation of Gentry Society in Late-Ming ChinaBrook, TimothyHARDCOVER01/01/1994$45.00
    Cover: The Troubled Empire: China in the Yuan and Ming DynastiesThe Troubled Empire: China in the Yuan and Ming DynastiesBrook, TimothyPAPERBACK03/11/2013$22.00
    Cover: Uyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China FrontierUyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China FrontierBrophy, DavidHARDCOVER04/04/2016$42.00
    Cover: Dilemmas of Victory: The Early Years of the People's Republic of ChinaDilemmas of Victory: The Early Years of the People's Republic of ChinaBrown, Jeremy
    Pickowicz, Paul G.
    PAPERBACK03/15/2010$32.00
    Cover: Maoism at the Grassroots: Everyday Life in China’s Era of High SocialismMaoism at the Grassroots: Everyday Life in China’s Era of High SocialismBrown, Jeremy
    Johnson, Matthew D.
    HARDCOVER10/13/2015$56.00
    Cover: Through a Forest of Chancellors: Fugitive Histories in Liu Yuan’s <i>Lingyan ge</i>, an Illustrated Book from Seventeenth-Century SuzhouThrough a Forest of Chancellors: Fugitive Histories in Liu Yuan’s Lingyan ge, an Illustrated Book from Seventeenth-Century SuzhouBurkus-Chasson, AnneHARDCOVER05/31/2010$60.00
    Cover: The Compelling Image: Nature and Style in Seventeenth-Century Chinese PaintingThe Compelling Image: Nature and Style in Seventeenth-Century Chinese PaintingCahill, JamesHARDCOVER01/01/1982$224.00
    Cover: The Chinese Dreamscape, 300 BCE–800 CEThe Chinese Dreamscape, 300 BCE–800 CECampany, Robert FordHARDCOVER10/13/2020$55.00
    Cover: The Chinese Dreamscape, 300 BCE–800 CEThe Chinese Dreamscape, 300 BCE–800 CECampany, Robert FordPAPERBACK10/13/2020$30.00
    Cover: Edge of Empires: Chinese Elites and British Colonials in Hong KongEdge of Empires: Chinese Elites and British Colonials in Hong KongCarroll, John M.HARDCOVER04/30/2005$65.50
    Cover: Fateful Ties: A History of America's Preoccupation with ChinaFateful Ties: A History of America's Preoccupation with ChinaChang, Gordon H.HARDCOVER04/13/2015$37.00
    Cover: A Court on Horseback: Imperial Touring and the Construction of Qing Rule, 1680–1785A Court on Horseback: Imperial Touring and the Construction of Qing Rule, 1680–1785Chang, Michael G.HARDCOVER05/01/2007$49.95
    Cover: Some Assembly Required: Work, Community, and Politics in China’s Rural EnterprisesSome Assembly Required: Work, Community, and Politics in China’s Rural EnterprisesChen, CalvinHARDCOVER03/01/2008$39.95
    Cover: Anecdote, Network, Gossip, Performance: Essays on the <i>Shishuo xinyu</i>Anecdote, Network, Gossip, Performance: Essays on the Shishuo xinyuChen, Jack W.HARDCOVER03/23/2021$60.00
    Cover: The Poetics of Sovereignty: On Emperor Taizong of the Tang DynastyThe Poetics of Sovereignty: On Emperor Taizong of the Tang DynastyChen, Jack W.HARDCOVER01/15/2011$55.00
    Cover: Printing for Profit: The Commercial Publishers of Jianyang, Fujian (11th–17th Centuries)Printing for Profit: The Commercial Publishers of Jianyang, Fujian (11th–17th Centuries)Chia, LucilleHARDCOVER03/30/2003$50.00
    Cover: Savage Exchange: Han Imperialism, Chinese Literary Style, and the Economic ImaginationSavage Exchange: Han Imperialism, Chinese Literary Style, and the Economic ImaginationChin, Tamara T.HARDCOVER10/06/2014$49.95
    Cover: Savage Exchange: Han Imperialism, Chinese Literary Style, and the Economic ImaginationSavage Exchange: Han Imperialism, Chinese Literary Style, and the Economic ImaginationChin, Tamara T.PAPERBACK04/07/2020$28.00
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