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Tibet, Tibet A Personal History of a Lost Land

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ISBN-10: 1400034175

ISBN-13: 9781400034178

Edition: N/A

Authors: Patrick French

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At different times in its history Tibet has been renowned for pacifism and martial prowess, enlightenment and cruelty. The Dalai Lama may be the only religious leader who can inspire the devotion of agnostics. Patrick French has been fascinated by Tibet since he was a teenager. He has read its history, agitated for its freedom, and risked arrest to travel through its remote interior. His love and knowledge inform every page of this learned, literate, and impassioned book. Talking with nomads and Buddhist nuns, exiles and collaborators, French portrays a nation demoralized by a half-century of Chinese occupation and forced to depend on the patronage of Western dilettantes. He demolishes…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/28/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English