Best Sellers: Asian History, January 16, 2014

July 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-First Century
    Schell, Orville
    Random House
    2013. ISBN 9780679643470. $30
  2. The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide
    Bass, Gary J.
    Alfred A. Knopf
    2013. ISBN 9780307700209. $30
  3. Forgotten Ally: Chinas World War II 1937–1945
    Mitter, Rana
    Houghton Harcourt
    2013. ISBN 9780618894253. $30
  4. Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea
    Jager, Sheila Miyoshi
    W.W. Norton
    2013. ISBN 9780393068498. $35
  5. Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia’s Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane
    Starr, S. Frederick
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691157733. $39.50
  6. An Uncertain Glory: India and Its Contradictions
    Drèze, Jean
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691160795. $29.95
  7. Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
    Chang, Jung
    Alfred A. Knopf
    2013. ISBN 9780307271600. $30
  8. Hanging Man: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei
    Martin, Barnaby
    Faber & Faber
    2013. ISBN 9780374167752. $27
  9. Tyranny of the Weak: North Korea and the World 1950–1992
    Armstrong, Charles K.
    Cornell University
    2013. ISBN 9780801450822. $35
  10. Gandhi: A Spiritual Biography
    Sharma, Arvind
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300185966. $28
  11. Tokyo Vernacular: Common Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects
    Sand, Jordan
    University of California Press
    2013. ISBN 9780520275669. $75
  12. The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution 1945–57
    Dikötter, Frank
    2013. ISBN 9781620403471. $30
  13. Transpacific Antiracism: Afro-Asian Solidarity in Twentieth-Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa
    Onishi, Yuichiro
    New York University
    2013. ISBN 9780814762646. $45
  14. Isamu Noguchi’s Modernism: Negotiating Race, Labor, and Nation, 1930–1950
    Lyford, Amy
    University of California Press
    2013. ISBN 9780520253148. $60
  15. The Road to Chinese Exclusion: The Denver Riot, 1880 Election, and Rise of the West
    Zhu, Liping
    University Press of Kansas
    2013. ISBN 9780700619191. $37.50
  16. M.K. Gandhi, Attorney at Law: The Man Before the Mahatma
    DiSalvo, Charles R.
    University of California Press
    2013. ISBN 9780520280151. $34.95
  17. Eurasian: Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842–1943
    Teng, Emma Jinhua
    University of California Press
    2013. ISBN 9780520276260. $65
  18. A History of the Vietnamese
    Taylor, K.W.
    Cambridge University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780521875868. $110
  19. Everyday Life in the North Korean Revolution, 1945–1950
    Kim, Suzy
    Cornell University
    2013. ISBN 9780801452130. $45
  20. Crossing the Bay of Bengal: The Furies of Nature and the Fortunes of Migrants
    Amrith, Sunil S.
    Harvard University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780674724839. $29.95
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