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Tibet: A Political History

Shakabpa, W. D.

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ISBN 10: 0300008988 / ISBN 13: 9780300008982
Published by Yale University Press, New Haven, 1967
Condition: Good+ Hardcover
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No signatures. Minor creasing to corners of some leaves. 2" tear in rear panel of dust wrapper. Several tears and chips up to 1" in edges of dust wrapper. A couple of 1/2" chips and some rubbing and marks to front panel of dust wrapper. ; First printing. Xii, [xiii-xvi], 369 pages + folding map and fascimile passport in pocket at rear. Gold cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Dimensions: 9 1/2" by 6 1/8". Contents: Foreword; Preface; List of Abbreviations; An Introduction to Tibet; The Empire of the Early Kings of Tibet; The Struggle for Religious Survival; Lamas and Patrons; The Phamo Drupa, Rinpung, and Tsangpa Hegemonies; The Emergence of the Dalai Lamas; The Fifth Dalai Lama Assumes Power; Rival Powers in Tibet; The Seventh Dalai Lama and the Beginning of Manchu Influence in Tibet; War with the Gurkhas and the Dogras; Desi Shatra and Palden Dondup: Strong Men of the Nineteenth Century; The Thirteenth Dalai Lama and Britain's Border Policy; The Younghusband Military Expedition and Its Aftermath; The 1910 Chinese Invasion of Lhasa and Tibet's Struggle to Maintain Her Independence; Further Evidence of Tibetan Independance; Clashes Between Tibetans and Chinese in Kham; The Whirlwind of Political Strife; The Communist Chinese Invasion; The Revolt; Conclusion; Appendix: 1. Ladakhi Letter of Agreement, 1842; 2. Tibetan Letter of Agreement, 1842; 3. Tibet-Ladakh Trade Agreement, 1853; 4. Speech by His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, at the Symposium on Buddhism's Contribution to Art, Letters, and Philosophy on November 29, 1956, New Delhi, India; Glossary of Tibetan Terms; Bibliography; Index. ; 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 4586

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Title: Tibet: A Political History

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven

Publication Date: 1967

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition.

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