The Dragon in the Land of Snows
A History of Modern Tibet Since 1947Book - 1999
Based entirely on unpublished primary sources, this remarkable book -the first authoritative history of modern Tibet - is also the first to provide detailed accounts of: * The covert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.
Branch Call Number: 951.505 Tse 3701 2
Characteristics: xxix, 574 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations, maps.