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Making of Modern Tibet

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ISBN-10: 1563247143

ISBN-13: 9781563247149

Edition: 2nd 1996 (Revised)

Authors: A. Tom Grunfeld

List price: $57.95
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A comprehensive account of Tibet and the Tibetan people, this book emphasizes the political history of the twentieth century. By utilizing previously ignored archival material from three continents and drawing conclusions focused on the available documentation, The Making of Modern Tibet is the first successful attempt to reach beyond the polemics so often generated in Tibet studies to present a clear and accessible history of this fascinating country.This new edition is enriched by striking photographs and a comprehensive updating of the issues that have emerged since the publication of the first edition.On the original edition... Richly documented, wide ranging, thoughtful and probing…    
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Book details

List price: $57.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 1/31/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 370
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Introduction to Revised Edition
Tibet as It Used to Be
The Early History
Early Foreign Contacts
The Modern Era
Foreign Intrigues I
The 1950s: The Honeymoon
The 1950s: Revolt
Foreign Intrigues II
Tibet After 1959
The Tibetan Diaspora
The Current Situation
The Population of Tibet