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Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NIN

Summary: Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WU

Summary: "Set in Fo Shan, China during the Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man vividly brings to life the brutality of the infamous Japanese occupation, where once proud men are forced to fight [to the] death for a precious bag of rice. Defined by courage and humility, Ip Man, whose fighting skills are revered all over China, rises to the fore front. Upon refusing to teach his martial arts to the invading...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IP

Summary: "Ying Zheng, the King of Qin, has one driving ambition: to unify China's seven kingdoms into one magnificent empire. Impressed by her lover's convictions, Lady Zhao helps Ying Zheng concoct an assassination plot that would justify the conquest of Qin's most powerful enemy"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN EMP

Jing Ying Soloists

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1981

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/ASIAN LIK

Summary: After having the emperor's minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim's children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border. But that bloodthirsty mission is confounded by a mysterious group of fighters who arrive on the scene, intent on delivering justice and defending the innocent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DRA

Hong, Ying

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marion Boyars 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 895.1352 HON

Hong, Ying

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HONG, YING HON

Summary: An orphan boy is raised to seek vengeance on the clan leaders who murdered his parents. He takes lessons from an old Shaolin monk who is embedded in a boulder and sets out to find the killers. But before he can deliver justice, he must unite rival factions to fight a far greater evil plaguing the land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Beverly Wilshire Filmsworks Inc. 2000

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LOR

Yang, Jwing-Ming

Summary: Applying an ancient Chinese healing art to a common health problem, the author presents a variety of Qigong techniques that will alleviate the pain and suffering caused by arthritis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: YMAA Publication Center 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.722 YAN

Deng, Ming-Dao.

Summary: For the first time in one volume—an extraordinary spiritual odyssey of the making of the Taoist master Kwan Saihung. Born into a wealthy family in a remote province of China, Kwan defies his parents' wishes and enters into the rigorous and mysterious discipline of Taoist practice. Renamed "Little Butterfly" by his Taoist masters, he survives the upheaval of the Japanese occupation, and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KWAN, SAIHUNG DEN

Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Deng, Ming-Dao

Summary: When I was a boy, I didn't get specific lessons on how to live. I got stories. If I asked why I had to believe some concept, a person like my grandmother might reply with something like, "This is the true because of what happened to the Yellow Emperor," and then the story would follow. What intrigues me is that this habit hasn't changed even after China's revolution, rapid modernization,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hampton Roads Publishing Company, Inc. 2018

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Deng, Ming-Dao.

Summary: "The Tao is constantly moving, the path that all life and the whole universe takes. There is nothing that is not part of it - harmonious living is to know and to move with the Tao - it is a way of life, the natural order of things, a force that flows through all life. 365 Tao is a contemporary book of meditations on what it means to be wholly a part of the Taoist way, and thus to be completely...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1992

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Deng, Ming-Dao.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299.514 DEN

Deng, Ming-Dao.

Summary: "Welcome to The Dance, the wise and practical book that expands on Oriah Mountain Dreamer's new moving prose poem. In this compelling book the acclaimed author of The Invitation challenges readers to live with passion, energy, and honesty. The key, says Oriah, is to savor the everyday world of family, friends, love, and work with clear minds and open hearts. When we are physically and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299 DEN

Deng, Ming-Dao.

Summary: Provides a series of Taoist meditations structured around the Chinese lunar calendar as well as facts about festivals and traditions important to the Taoist faith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2013

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Liu, Jing

Summary: "A great way to learn about China''s vast history!"--Amy Tan, author ofThe Joy Luck Club Excels at clarifying the often-confusing transitional periods between dynasties... An excellent introduction to the large trends of early Chinese history."--School Library Journal "The lucid, economical text makes one eager for the successive volumes."--Booklist "The combination of silhouettes--often...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Bridge Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 951 LIU

Chen, Jiang Hong

Summary: Master artist Han Gan's painted horse comes alive to help save ancient China from attack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 CHE

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC HON

Chen, Jiang Hong

Summary: When a tigress whose cubs were killed by hunters ravages villages, the king gathers his army but Lao Lao, a seer, advises him to send his son, Wen, to the tiger, instead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New York Review Children's Collection 2018

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Summary: Clara, a young single doctor, has everything she wants, except love. Invited to a family wedding in Mexico, Clara convinces a charming coworker to pose as her current boyfriend, only to run into her old flame at the festivities. Now, with a little help from her colorful family, Clara must choose between two men, and two futures, in this heartwarming romantic comedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ev

Summary: Working as a hostess in a trendy bar, a young beauty finds herself mercilessly torn between two men: Hao-hao, her neurotic and jealous live-in boyfriend, and Jack, the mysterious and enterprising gangster who may be her undoing. Chronicles the fleeting, finite blooming of a young woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2004

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MIL

Yu, Ling (Lorraine Ling)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 641.5951 Yu

Morris, Ting.

Summary: Provides step-by-step instructions for such space crafts as models of the planet Earth, a space city, a space suit life support system, a solar mobile, a rocket, the moonscape, a star mural, aliens, a space shuttle, and a space station control center.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sea-to-Sea 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 629.4 Morri

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