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Warriors of Tibet: the Story of Aten and the Khampas' Fight for the Freedom of Their Country

Norbu, Jamyang

Published by Wisdom Publications, London, 1986
ISBN 10: 0861710509 / ISBN 13: 9780861710508
/ Condition: Good / Soft cover
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Title: Warriors of Tibet: the Story of Aten and the...

Publisher: Wisdom Publications, London

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Original Wraps

Book Condition: Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Thus.

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First UK edition (the first publication of this title was Dharamsala: Information Office, Central Tibetan Secretariat, 1979) . 152 pages. French wraps. Some rubbing and fading to wrappers. "The peaceful lifestyle in Kham was shattered by the incursion and final domination of the Chinese communists in the 1950s. He tells of the bloody battles and the terrible suffering of his people, and finally of the murder of his family and his escape across the Himalayas to Dharamsala in northern India. " - from blurb on front flap.; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 003251

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Synopsis: A heartfelt story of one man's struggle for Tibetan independence. Warriors of Tibet is a vivid portrait of a Tibetan Khampa warrior, Aten, and his people of Nyarong. He tells the history of his people, and relates how the peaceful lifestyle in Kham was shattered by the incursion and final domination of the Chinese government in the 1950s. He tells of blood battles and the terrible suffering of his people, and finally the murder of his family and his escape across the Himalayas to Dharamsala in northern India.

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