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Pioneer in Tibet: The Life and Perils of Dr. Albert Shelton

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Pioneer in Tibet: The Life and Perils of Dr. Albert Shelton - Wissing, Douglas A
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Dr. Albert Shelton was a medical missionary who spent nearly twenty years in the Tibetan borderlands at the start of the last century. Raising his family in a land of banditry and civil war, caught between a weak Chinese government and the British Raj, Shelton proved to be a resourceful frontiersman. During the course of his work in Tibet, he was praised by the Western press as a family man, revered doctor, respected diplomat and fearless adventurer. Driven by his goal of setting up a medical mission within Lhasa, the seat ...

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Pioneer in Tibet: The Life and Perils of Dr. Albert Shelton 2004, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781403963284

Hardcover