Seeing Lhasa: British Depictions of the Tibetan Capital 1936-1947
Clare Harris, Tsering Shakya
Serindia Publications, Inc., 2003 - History - 168 pages
During the 1930s and 1940s the British cultivated political and social relations with the Tibetan elite. This photographic study reveals the way in which the city, its palaces, monasteries and mansions became the backdrop for a social world in which the British and Tibetans interacted. During the 1930s and 1940s the British cultivated close political and social relations with members of the Tibetan elite and established a Mission in Lhasa. Based on the Pitt Rivers Museum exhibition of the same name, this publication reveals the way in which the city, its palaces, monasteries and
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