Authenticating Tibet: Answers to China's 100 Questions / Edition 1

Authenticating Tibet: Answers to China's 100 Questions / Edition 1

by Anne-Marie Blondeau
     
 


"This book is a gold mine of extremely valuable information about Tibet not easily accessible otherwise. The contributors show perspective and balance in answering '100 Questions' about Tibet, and they provide a well-thought-out account that will be of great use to all concerned with the Tibetan question."—George Dreyfus, Williams CollegeSee more details below

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"This book is a gold mine of extremely valuable information about Tibet not easily accessible otherwise. The contributors show perspective and balance in answering '100 Questions' about Tibet, and they provide a well-thought-out account that will be of great use to all concerned with the Tibetan question."—George Dreyfus, Williams College

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520249288
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/08/2008
Series:
Philip E. Lilienthal Books (Paperback) Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
402
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Meet the Author

Anne-Marie Blondeau is Honorary Professor of Tibetan Studies and Katia Buffetrille is a Research Fellow, both at École Pratique des Hautes Études in Paris. Donald Lopez is Arthur E. Link Distinguished Professor of Buddhist and Tibetan Studies at the University of Michigan.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface to the English edition by Katia Buffetrille
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations and Conventions
Maps

I. Historical Facts
II. Human Rights
III. Policies toward the Dalai Lama
IV. Population
V. Religious Belief
VI. Right to Autonomy
VII. Culture and Education
VIII. Economic Development
IX. Livelihood of the People
X. About the Riots in Lhasa

A Comparative Chronology of Tibet and China
Glossary
References
Contributors

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