Dragon In The Land Of Snows: The History of Modern Tibet since 1947 (Paperback)Tsering Shakya (author)
Paperback 624 Pages / Published: 21/01/1999
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Based entirely on unpublished primary sources, this remarkable book -the first authoritative history of modern Tibet - is also the first to provide detailed accounts of: * The covert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: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 624
Weight: 801 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 45 mm
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