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Image for THE OPIUM WAR   Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China

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


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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THE GOOD GERMAN OF NANKING The Diaries of John Rabe

By: RabE jOHN

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Abacus, Great Britain: 1998

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012033


In 1937 as the invading Japanese army closed in on Nanking, then the capital of China all members of the foreign community were ordered to evacuate. But one man a 55 year old German named John Rabe refused to go. Over the coming weeks during what has become known as the Rape of Nanking, Rabe transformed himself from a mild mannered businessman to heroic guardian of the Chinese, It is estimated he saved between 250,000 and 300,000 lives. View more info