Soviet Russia and Tibet: The Debacle of Secret Diplomacy, 1918-1930s

Soviet Russia and Tibet: The Debacle of Secret Diplomacy, 1918-1930s

by Alexandre Andreyev, A. Andreyev
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004129529

ISBN-13: 9789004129528

Pub. Date: 04/25/2003

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Soviet Russia and Tibet surveys for the first time the entire history of religious and political relations between Russia and Tibet, from the 17th to the late 20th century, focusing on Soviet attempts to win Lhasa over in the 1920s.  See more details below

Overview

Soviet Russia and Tibet surveys for the first time the entire history of religious and political relations between Russia and Tibet, from the 17th to the late 20th century, focusing on Soviet attempts to win Lhasa over in the 1920s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004129528
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/25/2003
Series:
Brill's Tibetan Studies Library Series, #4
Pages:
434
Product dimensions:
6.62(w) x 9.74(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword: Looking for Russian sources
Ch. 1Tsarist Russia and Tibet: An Unwelcome Rapprochement1
Ch. 2The Bolsheviks enter the scene69
Ch. 3Moscow's first Encounter with Lhasa, 1921-1922117
Ch. 4The Soviet Challenge: The Borisov Mission, 1923-1925162
Ch. 5Playing the Mongolian card: The Chapchaev Mission, 1926-1928239
Ch. 6Nicholas Roerich and his "Western Buddhist Embassy"293
Ch. 7The final efforts to win Tibet over319
Conclusions: Tibet between Britain and two Russias367
Epilogue: In the Aftermath of the Great Game375
Glossary395
List of Abbreviations399
Bibliography403
Index413

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