This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to Tibet, its culture and history.
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This is a wonderful book about the history of Tibet, and insofar as I can tell, unique. I have been doing a lot of reading on Tibet, it's art, history and culture, and that is a difficult task, due to ... Read full review
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