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Labrang A Tibetan Buddhist Monastery at the Crossroads of Four Civilizations

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ISBN-10: 1559390905

ISBN-13: 9781559390903

Edition: 1999

Authors: Paul Kocot Nietupski, Paul Nietupski

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Labrang Monastery, located in the norhteast corner of the Tibetan plateau at the strategic intersection of four major Asian civilizations-Tibetan, Mongolian, Chinese, and Muslim was one of the largest Buddhist monastic universities in Tibet.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 9.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Map
Preface and Acknowledgments
Technical Note
Introduction
Labrang in History: The Monastery and the Region
The Ethnic Matrix: Tibetans, Chinese, and Muslims
Strangers from Abroad: The Griebenows and Their Christian Mission at Labrang
Local Leaders: The Alos - A Religious and Secular First Family
Labrang Under Attack: Civil War and Revolution, 1922-1949
Continuity and Change: Religious and Secular Education
Challenge and Survival: Labrang in Retrospect
Notes and References
Bibliography
Index