The Dragon In The Land Of Snows

The Dragon In The Land Of Snows

A History Of Modern Tibet Since 1947

Book - 1999
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Based entirely on unpublished primary sources, this remarkable book -the first authoritative history of modern Tibet - is also the first to provide detailed accounts of: * The covert political manoeuverings in Tibet and the role of the Tibetan, Chinese and British governments; * The Dalai Lama's escape in 1959; * The CIA's involvement and the establishment of a secret military base in the Nepalese Himalayas; * The British government lying to the UN and Douglas Hurd's role in that process; * The power struggles during th Cultural Revolution and the mass uprising against the Chinese that has remained secret until now.
Publisher: London : Pimlico, 1999.
ISBN: 9780712665339
0712665331
Branch Call Number: 951.505 Tse 3701 2
Characteristics: xxix, 574 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps. --

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