Islamic Shangri-La: Inter-Asian Relations and Lhasa's Muslim Communities, 1600 to 1960

Islamic Shangri-La: Inter-Asian Relations and Lhasa's Muslim Communities, 1600 to 1960

by David G. Atwill

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520299733
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 10/09/2018
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 253
Sales rank: 1,231,221
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


David G. Atwill is Associate Professor of History at Penn State University where he teaches a broad range of courses on China, Tibet, and world history. His previous books include The Chinese Sultanate: Islam, Ethnicity, and the Panthay Rebellion in Southwestern China, 18561873 and Sources in Chinese History: Diverse Perspectives from 1644 to the Present. 
 
 

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Acknowledgments xi

Chapter 1 Boundaries of Belonging 1

Chapter 2 Confronting the Unexpected 13

Chapter 3 How Half-Tibetans Made Tibet Whole 34

Chapter 4 Himalayan Asia 65

Chapter 5 The Tibetan Muslim Incident of 1960 92

Chapter 6 Prisoners of Shangri-La 123

Glossary 157

Notes 165

Works Cited 213

Index 231

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