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THE FLYERS

By: Brian Bridgeman

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Brian Bridgeman, UK: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019082

ISBN: 1854210548

Condition: Excellent


The author recounts stories of British, Commonwealth and American pilots who flew in wars and revolutions during the period between the two World Wars. Foreign pilots were employed to fly in China, both during the War Lord era of the 1920's and in the wars against Japan in the 1930's. Pilots also went to help the Finns against the invading Russians in 1939. This book is a record of these men, their role in the conflicts and the machines they flew. Well researched and presented account and including b/w photographs taken at the time. View more info

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PEOPLE'S CHINA A Brief History

By: Dietrich Craig

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016068

ISBN: 0195036891

Condition: Good


"This concise and balanced history of the People's Republic of China discusses the historical circumstances and the rare cast of characters who seized power in 1949 after decades of national disintegration and defeat. " View more info

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THE OPIUM WAR Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China

By: Lovell Julia

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Picador, Australia: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012251

ISBN: 1742610528

Condition: Excellent


The Opion War is both the story of modern China starting from this first conflict with the West and an analysis of the country's contemporary self image. It explores how China's national mythis mould its interactions with the outside world, how public memory is spun to serve the present and how delusion and prejudice on bht sides have bedevilled its relationship with the modern West. View more info

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CAVIAR AND COMMISSARS The Experiences of a U.S. NAVAL OFFICER IN STALIN'S RUSSIA

By: Tolley Kemp

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Blue Jacket Books, U.S.A.: 2003

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2017005

ISBN: 1557504075

Condition: Excellent


A fascinating and historically interesting autobiography by Kemp Tolley who as a US Naval Officer in Asia, Europe and Soviet Russia between 1935 and 1944 developed relationships with people from many walks of life from top brass in Moscow, to White Russian emigres in Shanghai and peasants of Archangel. View more info

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CHINA A WOLF IN THE WORLD?

By: Walden George

Price: $17.00

Publisher: GiBSON SQUARE, LONDON: 2008

Edition: 1st English

Seller ID: 2017062

ISBN: 978190614

Condition: Excellent


Covering Chinese life from economics and politics to sex and the arts, the author writes controversially and colourfully about a country he knows and admires - though now is a time for realism. excellent condition, tight binding, unclipped dust jacket . View more info