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Tibet: An Enduring Civilization
     

Tibet: An Enduring Civilization

by Francoise Pommaret, Francoise Pommaret-Imaeda
 
For centuries, Tibet has been known as an exotic land, and its people famed for their tolerance and great spirituality. This quiet, beautiful region has been occupied by the Chinese since 1949. Before the Chinese invaded, Tibet had been living peacefully under the rule of a succession of Dalai and Panchen Lamas. This illuminating account by cultural anthropologist

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For centuries, Tibet has been known as an exotic land, and its people famed for their tolerance and great spirituality. This quiet, beautiful region has been occupied by the Chinese since 1949. Before the Chinese invaded, Tibet had been living peacefully under the rule of a succession of Dalai and Panchen Lamas. This illuminating account by cultural anthropologist Francoise Pommaret examines the turbulent and painful history of this country and its gentle people's continuing struggle for independence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810991125
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Series:
Discoveries Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.37(d)

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