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            Run Wu Xi Sheng
               

            Run Wu Xi Sheng (Paperback)

            • RRP: $23.99
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            Articles and poems.

            ISBN 9789881972507
            Published NZ 5 Sep 2014
            Publisher Misc - NZ/SP Publisher
            Interest Age General Audience
            Language (Chinese Mandarin)
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            China Land of Dragons and Emperors

            China Land of Dragons and Emperors (Paperback)

            By Mah, Adeline Yen

            • RRP: $19.99
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            A fascinating and personal insight into China, from the terracotta soldiers to Chairman Mao, from the Silk Road to the invention of gunpowder, written by a much-loved author.

            ISBN 9781741754674
            Published NZ 1 Apr 2008
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            14 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Chinese Brush Painting: A Hands-On Introduction to the Traditional Art
             

            Chinese Brush Painting: A Hands-On Introduction to the Traditional Art (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            By Self, Caroline; Self, Susan

            • RRP: $34.99
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            Explores, with more than 35 hands-on painting activities, how to create Chinese-style brush paintings. This book includes projects such as: Learning some basic Chinese Calligraphy, Painting Orchid, Bamboo and Pine, Designs with Insects and Birds, Painting Landscapes, and, Mountin...g and Displaying Your Paintings.
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            ISBN 9780804838771
            Released NZ 30 Nov 2007
            Publisher Tuttle Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Chinese Factor: An Australian Chinese Woman's life in China from 1950-1979
             

            The Chinese Factor: An Australian Chinese Woman's life in China from 1950-1979 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tan, Pamela

            The author left Australia patriotically attracted to the new China created by the communist revolution. She stayed nearly 30 years through a period of initial promise followed by a series of disasters.

            ISBN 9781877058745
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2008
            Publisher Misc - NewSouth
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            China and Other Matters
             

            China and Other Matters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Schwartz, Benjamin I.

            • RRP: $80.99
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            This work is a collection of writings which aim to bring a better understanding of modern China and Chinese culture. It is especially concerned with the conceptual frameworks and presumptions which 20th-century Westerners bring to bear in our study of foreign cultures.

            ISBN 9780674118638
            Released NZ 15 Aug 1996
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese: Core Vocabulary for Learners
              

            A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese: Core Vocabulary for Learners (Paperback)

            By Xiao, Richard; Rayson, Paul; McEnery, Tony

            • RRP: $82.99
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            A tool for various learners of Mandarin Chinese that provides a list of the 5,000 words and the 2,000 Chinese characters commonly used in the language. Based on a 50-million-word corpus composed of spoken, fiction, non-fiction and news texts in use, it also provides the user with... a frequency-based list, and alphabetical and part-of-speech indexes.
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            ISBN 9780415455862
            Released NZ 27 Feb 2009
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Routledge Frequency Dictionaries
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            Food Culture in China
             

            Food Culture in China (Hardback, New title)

            By Newman, Jacqueline

            • RRP: $142.99
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            Jacqueline M. Newman helps students and general readers understand the deep importance that food has always had in Chinese society and culture.

            ISBN 9780313325816
            Publisher ABC-CLIO
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Food Culture Around the World
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            Merchants' Daughters - Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China
             

            Merchants' Daughters - Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China (Hardback)

            By Siu, Helen

            • RRP: $153.00
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            The book turns conventional scholarship on its head by asking whether lineages, Confucian morality, and the cultural orientation of merchant families might have provided an unusual space for women's action in South China from the late Qing to the present.

            ISBN 9789622099692
            Released NZ 15 Mar 2010
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Language (English)
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            Fat China: How Expanding Waistlines are Changing a Nation
              

            Fat China: How Expanding Waistlines are Changing a Nation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By French, Paul; Crabbe, Matthew

            • RRP: $50.50
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            This book examines the reasons behind the growth in obesity in China, and explores the long term effects on China's social development, economy and healthcare systems.

            ISBN 9780857289650
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2010
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series China in the 21st Century
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            First Pass Under Heaven
               

            First Pass Under Heaven (Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Gray, Nathan

            • RRP: $31.00
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            The Great Wall of China is the largest man-made structure, stretching for over 4,000 kilometres. Nathan Gray, a New Zealand lawyer, set off with four fellow travellers to walk the entire length of the Great Wall. But he succumbed to physical and mental fatigue and returned to New... Zealand. He returned three months later to complete the challenge.
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            ISBN 9780143020677
            Published NZ 31 Jul 2006
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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