Best Sellers: Asian History

March 2011 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) On China
Kissinger, Henry
Penguin Group (USA)
2011. ISBN 9781594202711. $36

2) Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India
Lelyveld, Joseph
Alfred A. Knopf
2011. ISBN 9780307269584. $28.95

3) Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China
Vogel, Ezra F.
Belknap Harvard
2011. ISBN 9780674055445. $39.95

4) Tibet: A History
Van Schaik, Sam
Yale University Press
2011. ISBN 9780300154047. $35

5) Becoming Yellow: A Short History of Racial Thinking
Keevak, Michael
Princeton University Press
2011. ISBN 9780691140315. $29.95

6) The Most Controversial Decision: Truman, the Atomic Bombs, and the Defeat of Japan
Miscamble, Wilson D.
Cambridge University Press
2011. ISBN 9780521514194. $85

7) Fortunate Sons: The 120 Chinese Boys Who Came to America, Went to School, and Revolutionized an Ancient Civilization
Leibovitz, Liel
W.W. Norton
2011. ISBN 9780393070040. $26.95

8) Pacific Cosmopolitans: A Cultural History of U.S.-Japan Relations
Auslin, Michael R.
Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674045972. $49.95

9) Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys over Girls, and the Consequences of a World Full of Men
Hvistendahl, Mara
Public Affairs: Perseus
2011. ISBN 9781586488505. $26.99

10) China’s America: The Chinese View the United States, 1900‚ 2000
Li, Jing
State University of New York Press
2011. ISBN 9781438435176. $85

11) Race for Citizenship: Black Orientalism and Asian Uplift from Pre-Emancipation to Neoliberal America
Jun, Helen Heran
New York University Press
2011. ISBN 9780814742976. $70

12) From Mao to Market: China Reconfigured
Porter, Robin
Columbia University Press
2010. ISBN 9780231701907. $35

13) A Long Goodbye: The Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Kalinovsky, Artemy M.
Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674058668. $27.95

14) Before and Beyond Divergence: The Politics of Economic Change in China and Europe
Rosenthal, Jean-Laurent
Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674057913. $45

15) Becoming Asia: Change and Continuity in Asian International Relations Since World War II
Miller, Alice Lyman
Stanford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780804771504. $80

16) The Tibetan Book of the Dead: A Biography
Lopez, Donald S., Jr.
Princeton University Press
2011. ISBN 9780691134352. $19.95

17) The Park Chung Hee Era: The Transformation of South Korea
Kim, Byung-Kook
Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674058200. $55

18) The Third Asiatic Invasion: Empire and Migration in Filipino America, 1898‚ 1946
Baldoz, Rick
New York University Press
2011. ISBN 9780814791080. $79

19) Three Famines: Starvation and Politics
Keneally, Thomas
Public Affairs: Perseus
2011. ISBN 9781610390651. $27.99

20) Choosing Ethnicity, Negotiating Race: Korean Adoptees in America
Tuan, Mia
Russell Sage
2011. ISBN 9780871548757. $35

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