The Snow Lion and the Dragon: China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama / Edition 1

The Snow Lion and the Dragon: China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama / Edition 1

by Melvyn C. Goldstein
     
 


"A marvelously informative and realistic look at both how China and Tibet reached their present impasse and how their differences might yet be peacefully resolved. By providing much crucial background material about this fractious problem, it becomes essential reading for anyone who cares about Tibet's future."—Orville Schell, author of Mandate ofSee more details below

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"A marvelously informative and realistic look at both how China and Tibet reached their present impasse and how their differences might yet be peacefully resolved. By providing much crucial background material about this fractious problem, it becomes essential reading for anyone who cares about Tibet's future."—Orville Schell, author of Mandate of Heaven

"Mel Goldstein has dedicated his life to the study of Tibet. In his latest book, he offers the most concise summary yet available of the roots of the crisis in Tibet. Regardless of one's point of view, this book should be read by anyone concerned with China, China's relations with the West, and the endangered people of Tibet."—Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke, former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520219519
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/02/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
165
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
The Imperial Era1
Interlude: De Facto Independence30
Chinese Communist Rule: The Mao Era37
The Post-Mao Era61
The Future100
Notes133
Bibliography143
Index147

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