Tibet

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Marshall Cavendish, Jan 15, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
This book provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Tibet. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the World® series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photographs with descriptive nonfiction narratives, and interactive activities such as creating an authentic traditional dish from an easy-to-follow recipe. Copious maps and detailed timelines present the past and present of the country, while exploration of the art and architecture help your readers to understand why diversity is the spice of Life.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
HISTORY
19
GOVERNMENT
29
a temple near Lhasa
41
Biodiversity Natural resources Deforestation Pollution
49
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61
RELIGION
77
LANGUAGE
89
ARTS
97
LEISURE
107
FESTIVALS
113
FOOD
121
A statue of the Buddha
133
GLOSSARY
140
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Patricia Levy visited West Cork one Easter when she was 19 and the memory of the spring flowers and heather on the hills has continued to draw her back like a narcotic. She is an experienced travel writer and now lives in Ireland.

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