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Tibet Past and Present

Charles Bell - Tibet (China) - 1992 - 376 pages
The book deals with Tibetan history from earliest times, but especially with the aims and movements of the period witnessed by the author. Anecdotes, conversations with leading ...
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Tibet: The Secret Continent

Michel Peissel - Photography - 2002 - 216 pages
Examines the spiritual aspects of Tibetan life, the country's history, and such topics as the Chinese takeover, the region's unique natural life, and the persistence of Tibetan ...
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A Portrait of Lost Tibet

Rosemary Jones Tung - History - 1996 - 224 pages
When the Chinese communists came to power in 1949, they moved to reestablish their "traditional" borders and in 1959 annexed Tibet. Most monasteries were closed, nomads were ...
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The Snow Lion and the Dragon: China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama

Melvyn C. Goldstein - History - 1997 - 165 pages
Tensions over the "Tibet Question"—the political status of Tibet—are escalating every day. The Dalai Lama has gained broad international sympathy in his appeals for autonomy ...
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