Dragon In The Land Of Snows: The History of Modern Tibet since 1947
Based entirely on unpublished primary sources, this remarkable book -the first authoritative history of modern Tibet - is also the first to provide detailed accounts of: * The covert political manoeuverings in Tibet and the role of the Tibetan, Chinese and British governments; * The Dalai Lama's escape in 1959; * The CIA's involvement and the establishment of a secret military base in the Nepalese Himalayas; * The British government lying to the UN and Douglas Hurd's role in that process; * The power struggles during th Cultural Revolution and the mass uprising against the Chinese that has remained secret until now.
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Shakya, a Tibetan national and scholar at the School of Oriental and African Studies, has assembled a detailed, scholarly, and objective history of Tibet from the 1940s to 1990s. Comfortable examining ... Read full review
Recently I feel to know more about the tibetan history and want to learn
About its struggle for the freedom. Your book is the best book I ever
Cross with. Thank you so much for writing this awesome book.
The more I read the more I find how little we know and how
Innocent we and our people were in the world political grounds.
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The Dragon in the Land of Snows: A History of Modern Tibet Since 1947
Limited preview - 1999