Tibetan Lives: Three Himalayan Autobiographies

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In the early years of the 20th century, control over Tibet was contested by three major empires: those of China, Russia and Britain. The imperial powers and those who came in their wake - missionaries, scholars, traders and soldiers - employed local staff to assist in their dealings with the Tibetans, and these employees were in the vanguard of Tibet's encounter with the outside world. Yet they have been largely forgotten by history and most of the knowledge and understandings that they gained have been lost. It was left to ...

Tibetan Lives: Three Himalayan Autobiographies 1998, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415759922

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Tibetan Lives: Three Himalayan Autobiographies 1998, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780700710232

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