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Startup Business Chinese: An Introductory Course for Porfessionals

by Dr. Jane C. M. Kuo

In today's highly competitive Chinese market, knowing the language and culture can mean the difference between success and failure for foreign business ventures. Designed for learners with no prior background in Chinese, Startup Business Chinese ... Read More »
Lessons in Chinese Commerce for the New Millennium
2nd Edition

by Dr. Jane C. M. Kuo

The Open for Business Volume 2 e-book is an identical, digital alternative to the print edition. This subscription is valid for 12 months, starting from the date of purchase. Please note that this title is not available for download and an Internet... Read More »
An Intermediate Course for Professionals
1st Edition

by Dr. Jane C. M. Kuo

The Startup Business Chinese Level 2 Online Textbook & Workbook is an identical, digital alternative to the print edition. This subscription is valid for 12 months, starting from the date of purchase. Please note that this title is not available... Read More »
An Introductory Course for Professionals
1st Edition

by Dr. Jane C. M. Kuo

The Startup Business Chinese Level 1 Online Workbook is an identical, digital alternative to the print edition. This subscription is valid for 12 months, starting from the date of purchase. Please note that the online workbook is not available for... Read More »
An Introductory Course for Professionals
1st Edition

by Dr. Jane C. M. Kuo

The Startup Business Chinese Level 1 Online Textbook is an identical, digital alternative to the print edition. This subscription is valid for 12 months, starting from the date of purchase. Please note that the online textbook is not available for... Read More »
Advanced Chinese for Creative and Productive Business

by Yu Feng, Xiaoxue Dai, Miranda Chen-Cristoforo

The Close the Deal Online Textbook is an identical, digital alternative to the print edition. This subscription is valid for 12 months, starting from the date of purchase. Please note that the online textbook is not available for download and an... Read More »
An Intermediate-High Course for Professionals

by Dr. Jane C. M. Kuo

The Startup Business Chinese Level 3 Online Textbook & Workbook is an identical, digital alternative to the print edition. This subscription is valid for 12 months, starting from the date of purchase. Please note that this title is not available... Read More »
An Advanced Business Chinese Reader
1st Edition

Author Dr. Jane C. M. Kuo

Designed for advanced students with an interest in business and the current state of China’s economy, New Pathways provides the foundational knowledge necessary to navigate China’s rapidly changing economic landscape. The twelve lessons address a... Read More »
The Best 21st Century Short Stories from Japan

Edited by Helen Mitsios

Digital Geishas and Talking Frogs: The Best 21st Century Short Stories from Japan charts the enormous social and cultural changes that have taken place in Japan in the last twenty years. This collection of short stories features up-to-date and... Read More »
Readings in Chinese Culture Series, vol. 3

by Weijia Huang, Qun Ao

  The Moon Is Always Beautiful invites students to investigate the rich textures of traditional and contemporary Chinese culture while sharpening their reading skills. The third in the five-volume Readings in Chinese Culture Series, this collection... Read More »
An Advanced Reader of Chinese Language and Literature
  "不学诗, 无以言: If you do not study poetry, you will have no words."—Confucius Returning to a Chinese tradition that locates poetry at the heart of education, Li Bai & Du Fu: An Advanced Reader of Chinese Language and Literature offers an... Read More »
An Advanced Reader of Chinese Language and Literature

by Zu-yan Chen

"不学诗, 无以言: If you do not study poetry, you will have no words." —Confucius Returning to a Chinese tradition that locates poetry at the heart of education, Li Bai & Du Fu: An Advanced Reader of Chinese Language and Literature offers an innovative... Read More »
Life and Art in the Yangzhou Tradition

by Vibeke Bordahl, Jette Ross

Chinese Storytellers takes us to the teahouses and hidden corners of Yangzhou to explore the ancient art of Chinese storytelling (shuoshu). Interviews with contemporary masters allow readers a rare glimpse into the personal and professional lives of... Read More »
Themes and Variations

Edited by Y. W. Ma, Joseph S. M. Lau

For centuries the Chinese referred to their fiction as xiaoshuo, etymologically meaning "roadside gossip" or "small talk," and held it in relative disregard. Not until the twentieth century was the Chinese story internationally recognized as a... Read More »
Advanced Chinese for Creative and Productive Business

by Yu Feng, Xiaoxue Dai, Miranda Chen-Cristoforo

An advanced business Chinese series, Close the Deal provides specialized business content, task-oriented activities, and an energetic corporate feel that enables higher-level learners to expand their Chinese language skills to the business arena.... Read More »
101 Modern and Contemporary Tanka

Edited and translated by Kozue Uzawa, Amelia Fielden

Winner of the 2007 Japan-US Friendship Commission Prize for the Translation of Japanese Literature, Ferris Wheel delivers the world of modern Japanese tanka to Western readers. Astonishingly complex imagery and emotions condensed into 31 syllables... Read More »

Revised Edition

by Xiao Hong, Howard Goldblatt (Translator)

Xiao Hong is considered by many to be China's first feminist novelist. Originally published in Chinese in 1936, The Field of Life and Death is an unflinching collection of vignettes set in the rural China in which Xiao Hong grew up. Though it was... Read More »
A Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern

Translated by Laurel Rasplica Rodd, Mary Catherine Henkenius

This book is the first complete translation of the tenth-century Kokinshu, one of the most important anthologies of the Japanese classical tradition. Winner of the 1982 Japan-US Friendship Commission’s Literary Translation Award, Kokinshu links... Read More »
Lessons in Chinese Commerce for the New Millennium
Note: New Pathways: An Advanced Business Chinese Reader, a new and improved edition of Open For Business Volume 1, is available for purchase here.  Open for Business Volume 1 is a textbook & exercise book set filled with authentic, everyday... Read More »
A Novel

by Wang Shuo
Translated by Howard Goldblatt

Called "China's Kerouac" by the New York Times, Wang Shuo applies his genius for cultural irreverence to one of the world's sacred rituals: the Olympic Games. He imagines an Olympics where nations compete not on the basis of athletic prowess, but... Read More »
The Origin of Chingis Khan

Adapted by Paul Kahn

This adaptation of what is recognized today as the oldest Mongolian text (written two decades after Chingis Khan's death) tells the Mongols' own version of the origin of their nation, the life of Chingis Khan, and the creation of an empire that... Read More »
Selected Tanka from Midaregami

by Akiko Yosano
Translated by Sanford Goldstein, Seishi Shinoda

First published in 1901, Akiko Yosano’s Tangled Hair had a sensational impact on Japanese literature, reshaping the tanka into a modern poetic form. In this revised edition, her poems appear in their original Japanese, in romanized transliterations... Read More »
An Introductory Course for Professionals

by Dr. Jane C. M. Kuo

The Startup Business Chinese Level 1 Workbook is designed to accompany the Level 1 Textbook and contains exercises for improving learners’ listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a Chinese business context. Units 1-6 begin with listening... Read More »