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Xinjiang

01 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT

(image) China's Central Asia

By Jeremy Tredinnick

$29.95   01 Sep 2012   Paperback   Odyssey Publications,Hong Kong

China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region's appeal extends beyond its Silk Road legacy. This book describes the riches of the Silk Road's ancient oasis cities. It covers the Altai mountains; Kashgar and beyond; Urumqi; Turpan; and Southern Silk Road.





101 Japanese Verbs with 101 Videos for Your IPod

01 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Rory Ryder

$14.95   01 Sep 2012   Multimedia Item   McGraw-Hill Education - Europe

Robots and mechanical bees bring verbs to life and. an accompanying disc puts infinitives in motion.

With nothing but drills and rote memorization, there's never been anything fun about conjugating Japanese. verbs--until now! "101 Japanese Verbs" inspires you to study verb conjugations with its full-color charts and charming, fun illustrations. Quirky robots, buzzy robo-bees, and a. mischievous canine present the 101 commonly used verbs, with each verb's infinitive cleverly incorporated into a drawing for further reinforcement. For even more help with remembering the. conjugations, each book comes with an MP3 disc packed with downloadable animations and pronunciations, easily loaded onto your iPod..





Beijing and Shanghai

01 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT

(image) China's Hottest Cities

By Peter Hibbard, Paul Mooney

$24.95   01 Jul 2012   Paperback   Odyssey Publications,Hong Kong

A guide to urban China that offers information about restoration, entertainment, transportation and accommodation. It provides an historical overview and practical information for the traveller. It covers Suzhou, Hangzhou & the Water Towns. It also includes a select list of Internet websites that covers both cities.





Bandung Travel Map

03 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Periplus

$8.95   03 Apr 2012   Sheet Map (Folded)   Periplus Editions

Features: Greater Bandung 1:60 000; Central Bandung 1:15 000





Xinjiang

01 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT

(image) China's Central Asia

By Jeremy Tredinnick, Christoph Baumer, Judy Bonavia

$29.95   01 Apr 2012   Paperback   Odyssey Publications,Hong Kong

China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region's appeal extends beyond its Silk Road legacy. This book describes the riches of the Silk Road's ancient oasis cities. It covers the Altai mountains; Kashgar and beyond; Urumqi; Turpan; and Southern Silk Road.





Bandung Travel Map

20 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Periplus

$8.95   20 Mar 2012   Sheet Map (Folded)   Periplus Editions

Features: Greater Bandung 1:60 000; Central Bandung 1:15 000





The Rough Guide to Southwest China

19 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Rough Guides

$25.99   19 Jan 2012   Paperback   Penguin Books Ltd

A travel guide to Southwest China, one of the world's most compelling regions. It includes: over 50 colour-coded maps featuring various listings; area-by-area chapter highlights; Chinese characters/pinyin in the text to help with pronunciation; Top 5 boxes; and, things not to miss section.





Sulawesi Travel Map

10 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Periplus Editors

$8.95   10 Jan 2012   Sheet Map (Folded)   Periplus Editions

Area Maps: Sulawesi 1:2,600,000; South Sulawesi 1:1,000,000; Manado Area 1:350,000; Tana Toraja 1:85,000
City Plans: Makassar 1:20,000; Palu 1:20,000; Parepare 1:20,000; Rantepao 1:20,000; Manado 1:10,000; Central Rantepao 1:10,000





Trekking in the Annapurna Region

15 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Includes Kathmandu City Guide

By Bryn Thomas

$22.95   15 Sep 2011   Paperback   Trailblazer Publications

Fully revised and expanded fifth edition of this comprehensive guide to trekking in Nepal's Annapurna region; contains all the information required including the most detailed route maps available, village plans, guides for Kathmandu and Pokhara, and getting to Nepal.





Tokyo Pocket Atlas and Transportation Guide

26 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Including Yokohama, Kawasaki, Kamakura and Hakone

By Boye Lafayette De Mente

$14.95   26 Aug 2011   Paperback   Tuttle Shokai Inc

Tokyo and Yokohama are incredibly difficult cities to navigate due to the lack of street names, main thoroughfares and addresses that don't correspond to anything! "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama" is a unique guide that provides precise directions to over 600 individual destinations in the most popular business, entertainment, hotel and shopping areas in Tokyo. Learn to navigate like a native with "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama."





Tokyo Pocket Atlas and Transportation Guide

31 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Including Yokohama, Kawasaki, Kamakura and Hakone

By Boye Lafayette De Mente

$14.95   31 May 2011   Paperback   Tuttle Shokai Inc

Tokyo and Yokohama are incredibly difficult cities to navigate due to the lack of street names, main thoroughfares and addresses that don't correspond to anything! "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama" is a unique guide that provides precise directions to over 600 individual destinations in the most popular business, entertainment, hotel and shopping areas in Tokyo. Learn to navigate like a native with "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama."





Tokyo Pocket Atlas and Transportation Guide

30 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Including Yokohama, Kawasaki, Kamakura and Hakone

By Boye Lafayette De Mente

$14.95   30 Apr 2011   Paperback   Tuttle Shokai Inc

Tokyo and Yokohama are incredibly difficult cities to navigate due to the lack of street names, main thoroughfares and addresses that don't correspond to anything! "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama" is a unique guide that provides precise directions to over 600 individual destinations in the most popular business, entertainment, hotel and shopping areas in Tokyo. Learn to navigate like a native with "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama."





Tokyo Pocket Atlas and Transportation Guide

31 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Including Yokohama, Kawasaki, Kamakura and Hakone

By Boye Lafayette De Mente

$14.95   31 Mar 2011   Paperback   Tuttle Shokai Inc

Tokyo and Yokohama are incredibly difficult cities to navigate due to the lack of street names, main thoroughfares and addresses that don't correspond to anything! "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama" is a unique guide that provides precise directions to over 600 individual destinations in the most popular business, entertainment, hotel and shopping areas in Tokyo. Learn to navigate like a native with "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama."





Tokyo Pocket Atlas and Transportation Guide

28 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Including Yokohama, Kawasaki, Kamakura and Hakone

By Boye Lafayette De Mente

$14.95   28 Feb 2011   Paperback   Tuttle Shokai Inc

Tokyo and Yokohama are incredibly difficult cities to navigate due to the lack of street names, main thoroughfares and addresses that don't correspond to anything! "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama" is a unique guide that provides precise directions to over 600 individual destinations in the most popular business, entertainment, hotel and shopping areas in Tokyo. Learn to navigate like a native with "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama."





The Cultural China: Classical Gardens of Suzhou

24 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Travel Through the Middle Kingdom

By Zongwei Li

$20.95   24 Feb 2011   Paperback   BetterLink Press Incorporated

Suzhou is Chinaas well-known acity of gardens, a with a 1,500-year history. There were once more than 200 gardens, but only 69 of them are still in existence. The Suzhou Gardens enables one to feel the charm of mountains, forests, and springs without going out of the noisy surroundings of the city. Eight of the gardens are on the UNESCO list of World Cultural Heritage sites. This in-depth look at the Suzhou Gardens includes tips on the best time to travel to the region, how to get there, schedules and ticket information, hints on how to best experience the museum, and even what to eat.





Trekking in the Annapurna Region

01 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Includes Kathmandu City Guide

By Bryn Thomas

$22.95   01 Feb 2011   Paperback   Trailblazer Publications

Fully revised and expanded fifth edition of this comprehensive guide to trekking in Nepal's Annapurna region; contains all the information required including the most detailed route maps available, village plans, guides for Kathmandu and Pokhara, and getting to Nepal.





Tokyo Pocket Atlas and Transportation Guide

31 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Including Yokohama, Kawasaki, Kamakura and Hakone

By Boye Lafayette De Mente

$14.95   31 Jan 2011   Paperback   Tuttle Shokai Inc

Tokyo and Yokohama are incredibly difficult cities to navigate due to the lack of street names, main thoroughfares and addresses that don't correspond to anything! "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama" is a unique guide that provides precise directions to over 600 individual destinations in the most popular business, entertainment, hotel and shopping areas in Tokyo. Learn to navigate like a native with "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama."





Shanghai Explorer

31 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Shg_rsg_2

By Explorer Publishing and Distribution

$24.95   31 Dec 2010   Paperback   Explorer Publishing

The Complete Residents' Guide





Tokyo Pocket Atlas and Transportation Guide

31 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Including Yokohama, Kawasaki, Kamakura and Hakone

By Boye Lafayette De Mente

$14.95   31 Dec 2010   Paperback   Tuttle Shokai Inc

Tokyo and Yokohama are incredibly difficult cities to navigate due to the lack of street names, main thoroughfares and addresses that don't correspond to anything! "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama" is a unique guide that provides precise directions to over 600 individual destinations in the most popular business, entertainment, hotel and shopping areas in Tokyo. Learn to navigate like a native with "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama."





Tokyo Mini Explorer

30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Explorer Publishing

$11.95   30 Nov 2010   Paperback   Explorer Publishing

Packed with insider into on travel essentials, shopping, sports and spas, exploring, dining and nightlife.





Kuala Lumpur Mini Explorer

30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Explorer Publishing

$11.95   30 Nov 2010   Paperback   Explorer Publishing

Packed with information, this guide helps make a trip to Hong Kong. It provides restaurant reviews, a comprehensive shopping chapter, maps to aid exploring, and details of sports, clubs and spas.





Tokyo Pocket Atlas and Transportation Guide

30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Including Yokohama, Kawasaki, Kamakura and Hakone

By Boye Lafayette De Mente

$14.95   30 Nov 2010   Paperback   Tuttle Shokai Inc

Tokyo and Yokohama are incredibly difficult cities to navigate due to the lack of street names, main thoroughfares and addresses that don't correspond to anything! "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama" is a unique guide that provides precise directions to over 600 individual destinations in the most popular business, entertainment, hotel and shopping areas in Tokyo. Learn to navigate like a native with "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama."





Digital Atlas of Indonesian History

29 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Robert Cribb

$36.00   29 Oct 2010   Multimedia Item   NIAS Press

Offers nearly 500 maps of Indonesian history (each output as JPEGs for classroom teaching and colour/B+W PDFs suitable for royalty-free reproduction by scholars in their own works), a website of Indonesian history, scans of old Dutch maps and stable internet links to historical maps of Indonesia available online.





Tokyo Pocket Atlas and Transportation Guide

15 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Including Yokohama, Kawasaki, Kamakura and Hakone

By Boye Lafayette De Mente

$14.95   15 Oct 2010   Paperback   Tuttle Shokai Inc

Tokyo and Yokohama are incredibly difficult cities to navigate due to the lack of street names, main thoroughfares and addresses that don't correspond to anything! "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama" is a unique guide that provides precise directions to over 600 individual destinations in the most popular business, entertainment, hotel and shopping areas in Tokyo. Learn to navigate like a native with "Getting Around in Tokyo & Yokohama."





Indian Rail Handbook

30 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Nick Hill

$24.95   30 Sep 2010   Paperback   Trailblazer Publications

Guide for rail travellers in India. Includes rail atlas of 80 maps showing all 7326 railway staions.





Philippines Periplus Travel Map

15 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Periplus Editors

$8.95   15 Sep 2010   Sheet Map (Folded)   Periplus Editions

Area Maps: Philippines 1:2,000,000; Metro Manila 1:100,000; Baguio Region 1:500,000; Boracay 1:40,000; Cebu Region 1:600,000; Davao Region 1:500,000; Cebu Area 1:75,000
City Maps: Central Manila 1:17,500; Makati CBD 1:10,000; Cebu City 1:17,500; Baguio City 1:17,500; Davao City 1:20,000





China - Culture Smart!

01 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture

By Kathy Flower

$9.95   01 Sep 2010   Paperback   Kuperard

This concise Culture Smart! handbook provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs, and behavior in China, ensuring that travelers arrive at their destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues.





Ho Chi Minh City Luxe City Guide

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) $9.08   01 Jul 2010   Pamphlet / Leaflet (Stapled / Folded)   LUXE Asia Limited

Stylish, succinct and crammed with priceless information; Luxe Ho Chi Minh incorporates bespoke shopping and activity itineraries for you to mix and match, reveals stunning places to dine, drink and dance, as well as spas, salons and other services you won't find in any other guide, all in a glam little pocket/purse size with online updates.





Hanoi Luxe City Guide

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) $9.08   01 Jul 2010   Pamphlet / Leaflet (Stapled / Folded)   LUXE Asia Limited

Stylish, succinct and crammed with priceless information; Luxe Hanoi incorporates bespoke shopping and activity itineraries for you to mix and match, reveals stunning places to dine, drink and dance, as well as beautiful spas, salons and other services you won't find in any other guide, all in a glam little pocket/purse size with online updates.





Singapore Luxe City Guide

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) $9.08   01 Jul 2010   Pamphlet / Leaflet (Stapled / Folded)   LUXE Asia Limited

Stylish, succinct and crammed with priceless information; Luxe Singapore incorporates bespoke shopping and activity itineraries for you to mix and match, reveals stunning places to dine, drink and dance, as well as spas, salons and other services you won't find in any other guide, all in a glam little pocket/handbag size with online updates.





Bali Luxe City Guide

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) $9.08   01 Jul 2010   Pamphlet / Leaflet (Stapled / Folded)   LUXE Asia Limited

Stylish, succinct and crammed with priceless information; Luxe Bali incorporates bespoke shopping and activity itineraries for you to mix and match, reveals stunning places to dine, drink and dance, as well as beautiful spas, salons and other services you won't find in any other guide, all in a glam little pocket/handbag size with online updates.





Iran

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Persia: Ancient and Modern

By Helen Loveday, Bruce Wannell, Christoph Baumer, Bijan Omrani

$29.03   01 Jul 2010   Paperback   Odyssey Publications,Hong Kong

Iran, or Persia as it was formerly known, has been a melting pot of civilizations for centuries. Suitable for visitors to Iran and for those simply with a thirst to learn about and understand this diverse and beautiful land, this book introduces Iran's religious traditions, covering topics that include Iranian cinema, music, and food.





Pakistan Nelles Map

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) $14.47   01 Jul 2010   Sheet Map (Folded)   Nelles Guides and Maps




China Central Nelles Map

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) $14.47   01 Jul 2010   Sheet Map (Folded)   Nelles Guides and Maps




The Malay Archipelago

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Alfred Russel Wallace

$27.28   01 Jul 2010   Paperback   John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd

ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE'S The Malay Archipelago is a work of astounding breadth and originality that chronicles the British naturalist's scientific exploration of Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and New Guinea between 1854 and 1862.





A Carpet Ride to Khiva

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Seven Years on the Silk Road

By Christopher Aslan Alexander

$16.36   01 Jul 2010   Paperback   Icon Books Ltd

Featuring a large green parrot, a ginger cat and the author's adoptive Uzbek family, this title recounts his efforts to rediscover the lost art of traditional weaving and dyeing, and the process establishing a self-sufficient carpet workshop, employing local women and disabled people to train as apprentices.





Phuket Encounter

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Adam Skolnick

$14.54   01 Jul 2010   Paperback   Lonely Planet Publications Ltd

Phuket is the most visited off all Thailands Islands. This title offers a guide to Phuket. It also includes Bangkok information.





Cambodia

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Nick Ray

$25.46   01 Jul 2010   Paperback   Lonely Planet Publications Ltd

Offers coverage of activities around Siem Reap, and also covers the Mekong Discovery Trail and the Ramsar Wetlands and other dolphin sites.





Thailand's Islands and Beaches

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Andrew Burke

$25.46   01 Jul 2010   Paperback   Lonely Planet Publications Ltd

Includes Bangkok and everything south. This title covers: The Eastern Gulf Coast and Ko Chang, The Northwestern Gulf Coast, The Southwestern Gulf Coast and Ko Samui, Ko Pha-Ngan, Ko Tao, Ang Thong Marine Park, The Deep South, The Andaman Coast and the Similian Islands, Phuket, Krabi, Ko Phi Phi, Ko Lanta, Ko Tarutao Marine Park and Trang Province.





Seoul Book of Everything

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Everything You Wanted to Know About Seoul and Were Going to Ask Anyway

By Tim Lehnert

$22.75   01 Jul 2010   Paperback   MacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc.

Ranging from the planet's largest indoor theme park, Lotte World, and the mammoth COEX mall to ancient royal palaces and quaint alleyways, this title captures the essence of the always-evolving metropolis of Seoul.





The Geography of Southeast Asia

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) A Scholarly Bibliography and Guide

By Thomas A. Rumney

$105.47   01 Jul 2010   Hardback   University Press of America





Delhi

01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Adventures in a Megacity

By Sam Miller

$16.36   01 Jul 2010   Paperback   CCV

Presents a portrayal of one of the world's fastest growing cities - Delhi.





Hotspots and Dodgy Places

30 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Travels Through North Korea, Sudan and Distant Lands

By Tan Wee Cheng

$18.18   30 Jun 2010   Paperback   Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd





Singapore by Subway

30 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Stephanie Pee, Sylvy Soh

$12.72   30 Jun 2010   Paperback   Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd





Secrets of Bali

30 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) New Light on the Morning of the World

By Jonathan Copeland

$36.38   30 Jun 2010   Paperback   Kodansha Europe Ltd

With its dramatic vistas, its attractive, hospitable people and its rich cultural traditions, the magical isle of Bali has captured the hearts and imaginations of millions, ever since visitors from the West began to arrive in the early 20th century. This title offers information on the history and culture of this unique island.





Tokyo

30 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Wallpaper* Magazine

$9.95   30 Jun 2010   Paperback   Phaidon Press Ltd

Suggests where to stay, eat, and drink in Tokyo, as well as what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he/she has a week or 24 hours in the city. This guide features up and coming areas, landmark buildings in an 'Architour', design centres, and the best shops to buy items unique to that city.





Shanghai

30 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Wallpaper* Magazine

$9.95   30 Jun 2010   Paperback   Phaidon Press Ltd

Suggests where to stay, eat, and drink in Shanghai, as well as what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he/she has a week or 24 hours in the city. This guide features up and coming areas, landmark buildings in an 'Architour', design centres, and the best shops to buy items unique to that city.





Sapporo

30 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Wallpaper* Magazine

$9.95   30 Jun 2010   Paperback   Phaidon Press Ltd

Suggests where to stay, eat, and drink in Sapporo, as well as what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he/she has a week or 24 hours in the city. This guide features up and coming areas, landmark buildings in an 'Architour', design centres, and the best shops to buy items unique to that city.





Wallpaper* City Guide Bangkok

30 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Wallpaper* Magazine

$9.01   30 Jun 2010   Paperback   Phaidon Press Ltd

Wallpaper* City Guides are a ruthlessly-researched, design-conscious guide, for the discerning traveller who wants to come away with a true taste of the best a city has to offer.





Periplus Pocket Japanese Dictionary

28 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Japanese-English English-Japanese

By Periplus Editors

$8.95   28 Jun 2010   Paperback   Tuttle Shokai Inc

The "Periplus Pocket Japanese Dictionary" is ideal for students and travelers, covering all the words needed for everyday situations and travel basics without confusing abbreviations or dictionary terminology. The dictionary is bi-directional and features over 4,500 entries.





Malaysia and Singapore Handbook

25 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Paul Dixon

$29.10   25 Jun 2010   Hardback   Footprint Handbooks

Intrepid travellers will not fail to be inspired by Footprint's fully revised and updated 7th edition guide to Malaysia and Singapore.





Indonesia

25 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Debbie Martyr

$16.36   25 Jun 2010   Multimedia Item   New Holland Publishers Ltd

A pocket-size guide that is packed with useful information, tips and recommendations, accompanied by colour photographs, charts and maps for the first-time traveller who wants to experience the major highlights that Indonesia has to offer. It also includes a fold-out map of Indonesia that is suitable for tourists and visitors.





Mandarin

25 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Phrase Book Menu Decoder

By Map Group

$11.95   25 Jun 2010   Paperback   Compass Maps

This SpeakOut phrase book and menu decoder introduces China and its people and provides an entertaining insight to the delights of the varied Chinese cuisine. Learn how to follow a menu and to order the local specialties. In addition, dialogue boxes throughout the two-way dictionary ensure navigation of every situation with ease, from changing a tire to booking a doctor's appointment. SpeakOut Mandarin incorporates all of the elements of a phrasebook, a menu decoder, a dictionary, a notebook, a pen, and a flashlight into one handy, stylish pocket guide. Key features: 5,000-word two-way dictionary; 16-page menu decoder; 700-word food dictionary; fast-access PopOut(TM) essential phrase menu addressing greetings, food and drink, shopping, eating out, emergencies, travel and sightseeing, directions, time, and days; and a three-way conversion table.





Sturry Masheh

24 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Wanderings Along the Afghan Borderlands Over Forty Years

By A.F.M. Burdett

$36.38   24 Jun 2010   Hardback   Butleigh & Barton

Having been stranded in Teheran for about ten weeks, when the sale of two units of blood and some teaching saved the day, the author learned Farsi. At the road-rail bridge near Muzaffagar, he chanced to meet Ahmad Yar Khan and, invited, decided to stay with the Jogezai family. This book largely derives from that meeting.





Food Sake Tokyo

17 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Yukari Sakamoto

$36.38   17 Jun 2010   Paperback   Little Bookroom,U.S.





India

17 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) A Traveler's Literary Companion

By Chandrahas Choudhury

$16.36   17 Jun 2010   Paperback   Whereabouts Press

Features 14 short stories from some of India's best writers, collectively offering an insightful portrait of the beauty and complexity of Indian landscape, culture, and society. This title also offers a portrayal of the glories of India and a front row seat to its traditions of storytelling.





Turkey - Mediterranean Coast

17 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Thomas Cook Publishing

$9.08   17 Jun 2010   Paperback   Thomas Cook Publishing





Turkey - Lycian Coast

17 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Thomas Cook Publishing

$9.08   17 Jun 2010   Paperback   Thomas Cook Publishing





Turkey - Aegean Coast

17 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Thomas Cook Publishing

$9.08   17 Jun 2010   Paperback   Thomas Cook Publishing





Hong Kong Nature Landscapes

15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Edward Stokes

$69.07   15 Jun 2010   Hardback   Hong Kong University Press





Curriculum, Schooling and Society in Hong Kong

15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Paul Morris, Bob Adamson

$65.43   15 Jun 2010   Hardback   Hong Kong University Press





The Defences of Macau

15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Forts, Ships and Weapons Over 450 Years

By Richard J. Garrett

$77.35   15 Jun 2010   Hardback   Hong Kong University Press

The forts built from the early seventeenth century onwards, the ships that defended Macau's waters, the weapons that armed the facilities and the soldiers and sailors who manned them all are carefully detailed in The Defences of Macau. More than 200 illustrations serve as a visual record of what has survived.





Merchants' Daughters

15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China

By Helen F. Siu

$77.35   15 Jun 2010   Hardback   Hong Kong University Press





Population and Society in Tibet

15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Ma Rong

$65.43   15 Jun 2010   Hardback   Hong Kong University Press

Documents Tibetan society over five decades, including population structure, marriage and migration patterns, the maintenance of language and traditional culture, economic transitions, educational development, and the growth of civil society and social or





A Practical Approach to Contracts for Civil Engineering Works

15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By David Y.K. Leung

$111.93   15 Jun 2010   Hardback   Hong Kong University Press

Provides a comprehensive commentary and guidance to readers on the current edition (1999 Edition) of General Conditions of Contract for Civil Engineering Works (the "General Conditions"), which the Hong Kong Government uses for all its civil engineering c





Whither Taiwan and Mainland China

15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) National Identity, the State, and Intellectuals

By Zhidong Hao

$69.07   15 Jun 2010   Hardback   Hong Kong University Press

Argues for a feasible compromise solution to the political conflict across the Taiwan Strait, elaborating on the factors both enabling and constraining the formation of a hybrid of federation and confederation. Deals with the role of the state and intell





Frames of Anime

15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Culture and Image-building

By Tze-yue G. Hu

$42.77   15 Jun 2010   Paperback   Hong Kong University Press

Analyses "language-medium" of Anime and its many socio-cultural dimensions from a distinctly Asian frame of reference. Rooted in archival investigations, interviews with animators and producers in Japan as well as other Asian animation studios, and interd





Frames of Anime

15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Culture and Image-building

By Tze-yue G. Hu

$86.45   15 Jun 2010   Hardback   Hong Kong University Press

Analyses "language-medium" of Anime and its many socio-cultural dimensions from a distinctly Asian frame of reference. Rooted in archival investigations, interviews with animators and producers in Japan as well as other Asian animation studios, and interd





Chinese Ecocinema

15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) In the Age of Environmental Challenge

By Sheldon Lu, Jiayan Mi

$77.35   15 Jun 2010   Hardback   Hong Kong University Press

Examines China's ecosystem through the lens of cinema. Proposing "ecocinema" as a new critical framework, the volume investigates a range of topics, including Chinese and Western epistemes of nature and humanity; the dialect of socialist modernization; sh





Frommer's South Korea

09 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee

$30.92   09 Jun 2010   Paperback   John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Helps you find out how to steer away from the touristy and the inauthentic and see the real heart of South Korea and eat a Hanjeongsik (full-course meal) in a neighborhood cafe in Seoul. This book shows how you can travel South Korea like a pro. It includes regional and town maps and a glossary of Korean cuisine.





Nine Lives

07 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) In Search of the Sacred in Modern India

By William Dalrymple

$16.36   07 Jun 2010   Paperback   Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

A Buddhist monk takes up arms to resist the Chinese invasion of Tibet - then spends the rest of his life trying to atone for the violence by hand printing the best prayer flags in India. A Jain nun tests her powers of detachment as she watches her best friend ritually starve herself to death.





Frommer's Tokyo

04 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Beth Reiber

$23.64   04 Jun 2010   Paperback   John Wiley and Sons Ltd

* Our Frommer's Tokyo author has written about Japan for years, so she's able to provide valuable insights and advice. She'll steer you away from the touristy and the inauthentic and show you the real heart of the Land of the Rising Sun. * This is a comprehensive guide to a fast-paced and often overwhelming city.





Drinking Arak Off an Ayatollah's Beard

04 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Nicholas Jubber

$18.18   04 Jun 2010   Paperback   The Perseus Books Group

To better understand the cultural issues and paradoxes facing Iranians and Afghans today, the author travels from the underground dance parties of Tehran to the opium dens of Afghanistan's Helmand province. Along the way he discovers traces of a vibrant, pre-Islamic Persian culture still alive and well.





India

03 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Perfect Places to Stay, Eat and Explore

By Time Out Guides Ltd

$27.28   03 Jun 2010   Paperback   Ebury Press

Travellers from around the world are drawn to India to seek out its history, pulsating cities and colorful countryside. This title brings you the perfect destinations, from classic architectural gems to splendid wildlife escapes. It covers places from the Tibetan Buddhist regions of the Himalayan far north to the backwaters of Kerala in the south.





Outlaw

03 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Roy Moxham

$27.28   03 Jun 2010   Hardback   Ebury Press

Phoolan Devi was the controversial and charismatic 'Bandit Queen' hailed as a modern-day Robin Hood in the villages surrounding Delhi. In revenge for her own gang rape, her followers killed 20 high-caste Indians, which led to her surrender and imprisonment. This title offers a portrait of this woman and reveals the hidden face of India.





A Shadow Falls

03 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) In the Heart of Java

By Andrew Beatty

$16.36   03 Jun 2010   Paperback   Faber and Faber

Andrew Beatty lived with his family for two and a half years in a village in East Java. When he arrived, he was entranced by a strange and sensual way of life, an unusual tolerance of diversity. Mysticism, Islamic piety and animism coexisted peacefully. But a harsh and puritanical Islamism, was driving young women to wear the veil.





Luxe Mumbai

01 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) $9.08   01 Jun 2010   Pamphlet / Leaflet (Stapled / Folded)   LUXE Asia Limited

Want mouthwatering curries and succulent seafood in fine dining establishments or beachside eats? Want to sip cocktails or party with Mumbai's Bollywood and smart set? Want to escape the frantic and be pampered with the finest Ayurvedic massages and treatments? This title incorporates some of the stunning places to drink and dine in Mumbai.





Luxe Delhi and Rajasthan

01 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) $9.08   01 Jun 2010   Pamphlet / Leaflet (Stapled / Folded)   LUXE Asia Limited

Want to sleep like royalty in majestic lake palaces and forts in the Land of Maharajas? Want a treasure trove of the world's most dazzling gemstones and stashes of exquisite, hand-embroidered linen? This title helps you to experience some of the very best of Delhi and Rajasthan.





Preah Vihear

01 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Vittorio Roveda, Claude Jacques

$27.21   01 Jun 2010   Paperback   River Books

Preah Vihear is a magnificent temple built on the most spectacular site of any Khmer sanctuary. Built between the 9th and 12th centuries, its staircases, processional walkways covering over 800 metres and courtyards are impressive and atmospheric with some very fine carvings in situ.





Shanghai Must Sees

01 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Michelin

$12.72   01 Jun 2010   Paperback   Michelin Apa Publications Ltd





Singapore Must Sees

01 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Michelin

$12.72   01 Jun 2010   Paperback   Michelin Apa Publications Ltd





Seoul Book of Everything

01 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Everything You Wanted to Know About Seoul and Were Going to Ask Anyway

By Tim Lehnert

$22.75   01 Jun 2010   Paperback   MacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc.

Ranging from the planet's largest indoor theme park, Lotte World, and the mammoth COEX mall to ancient royal palaces and quaint alleyways, this title captures the essence of the always-evolving metropolis of Seoul.





Overnight Sensations: Asia Pacific

01 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Hotels for the Discerning Traveler

By Phillipe Kjellgren

$121.94   01 Jun 2010   Hardback   Chronicle Books

Takes you on a journey to the most remote parts of Bhutan or to the centers of bustling cities like Bangkok and Tokyo. This title lets you soak in the exotic splendor of a South Pacific island, and marvel at the panoramic vistas of New Zealand's mountain ranges.





Secrets of Bali

31 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) New Light on the Morning of the World

By Jonathan Copeland

$36.38   31 May 2010   Paperback   Kodansha Europe Ltd

With its dramatic vistas, its attractive, hospitable people and its rich cultural traditions, the magical isle of Bali has captured the hearts and imaginations of millions, ever since visitors from the West began to arrive in the early 20th century. This title offers information on the history and culture of this unique island.





Finding George Orwell in Burma

31 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Emma Larkin

$19.09   31 May 2010   Audio Cd   Tantor Media, Inc





Finding George Orwell in Burma

31 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Emma Larkin

$66.41   31 May 2010   Audio Cd   Tantor Media, Inc





Finding George Orwell in Burma

31 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Emma Larkin

$28.19   31 May 2010   Audio Cd   Tantor Media, Inc





Thailand

31 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) AA Spiral Guides

$18.18   31 May 2010   Spiral / Comb Bound   AA Publishing

A guide that brings Thailand to life. It contains images that set the scene to any holiday.





The Empty Throne

30 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) The Quest for an Imperial Heir in the People's Republic of China

By Tony Scotland, Patrick Leigh Fermor

$18.18   30 May 2010   Paperback   Chalkstream Books Ltd





The Xenophobe's Guide to the Chinese

28 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Song Zhu

$9.08   28 May 2010   Paperback   Oval Books





Mandarin

28 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Phrase Book Menu Decoder

By Map Group

$11.95   28 May 2010   Paperback   Compass Maps

This SpeakOut phrase book and menu decoder introduces China and its people and provides an entertaining insight to the delights of the varied Chinese cuisine. Learn how to follow a menu and to order the local specialties. In addition, dialogue boxes throughout the two-way dictionary ensure navigation of every situation with ease, from changing a tire to booking a doctor's appointment. SpeakOut Mandarin incorporates all of the elements of a phrasebook, a menu decoder, a dictionary, a notebook, a pen, and a flashlight into one handy, stylish pocket guide. Key features: 5,000-word two-way dictionary; 16-page menu decoder; 700-word food dictionary; fast-access PopOut(TM) essential phrase menu addressing greetings, food and drink, shopping, eating out, emergencies, travel and sightseeing, directions, time, and days; and a three-way conversion table.





The Duab of Turkestan

27 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) A Physiographic Sketch and Account of Some Travels

By W. Rickmer Rickmers

$50.94   27 May 2010   Paperback   Cambridge University Press

A detailed description of early twentieth-century Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and south-west Kazakhstan, illustrated with 207 maps and photographs.





Your Investment Guide to Thailand

25 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Bruce Bickerstaff

$45.48   25 May 2010   Paperback   Silkworm Books / Trasvin Publications LP

Suitable for foreign investors as well as those considering relocating or retiring in Thailand, this book introduces the major investment choices in Thailand - real estate, gold, stocks, bonds, managed funds, and investment in a business - and gives details of past performance and investment procedures.





Festivals of Laos

25 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Martin Stuart-Fox, Somsanouk Mixay

$38.20   25 May 2010   Paperback   Silkworm Books / Trasvin Publications LP

Laos is a land of festivals. Every village, every temple, and every ethnic minority not only holds its own special festivals but joins the wider Lao community in celebrating the national ones as well. This book explores the most important festivals of Laos and offers a glimpse into the spiritual and communal life of the Lao people.





Delhi, Jaipur and Agra

25 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Kapka Kassabova, Sagarika Ghose

$16.36   25 May 2010   Multimedia Item   New Holland Publishers Ltd

A pocket-size guide that is packed with useful information, tips and recommendations, accompanied by colour photographs, charts and maps for the first-time traveller who wants to experience the major highlights that Delhi, Jaipur and Agra has to offer. It also includes a fold-out map of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra that is suitable for tourists.





The Forgotten Japanese

24 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) Encounters with Rural Life and Folklore

By Tsuneichi Miyamoto, Jeffery Irish

$29.95   24 May 2010   Hardback   Stone Bridge Press

Tsuneichi Miyamoto (1907-1981), a leading Japanese folklore scholar and rural advocate, walked 160,000 kilometers to conduct interviews and capture a dying way of life. This collection of photos, vignettes, and life stories from pre- and postwar rural Japan is the first English translation of his modern Japanese classic. From blowfish to landslides, Miyamoto's stories come to life in Jeffrey Irish's fluid translation.





Beijing Time

21 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Michael Dutton, Hsiu-ju Stacy Lo, Dong Dong Wu

$25.39   21 May 2010   Paperback   Harvard University Press

Among the soaring skyscrapers, choking exhaust fumes, nonstop traffic jams, and towering monuments, one discovers old Beijing - newly styled, perhaps, but no less present and powerful than in its ancient incarnation. This book reveals the city as a whole. It allows us to see how the people of Beijing - and China - work and live.





City Between Worlds

21 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) My Hong Kong

By Leo Ou-fan Lee

$27.21   21 May 2010   Paperback   Harvard University Press

Hong Kong is perched on the fault line between China and the West, a Special Administrative Region of the PRC. This book offers an insider's view of Hong Kong, capturing the history and culture that make the city so different from its generic neighbors. It shows the relationship between Hong Kong's geography and its colonial experience.





Wild Sabah

20 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) The Magnificent Wildlife and Rainforests of Malaysian Borneo

By Junaida Payne

$54.58   20 May 2010   Hardback   John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd

Wild Sabah is a magnificent photographic evocation of the natural splendours of the state of Sabah in Malaysian Borneo. This title describes the natural history of the region. It portrays landscapes, scenery, and natural species. It includes two maps showing physical terrain, climate, vegetation, and the principal wildlife watching sites.





Shanghai and Southern China

20 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

(image) By Thomas Cook Publishing

$18.18   20 May 2010   Paperback   Thomas Cook Publishing