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History, folklore & culture of Tibet

Francke, August Hermann

History, folklore & culture of Tibet

by Francke, August Hermann

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Published by Sumit Publications in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Missions -- China -- Tibet.,
  • Tibet (China) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesA history of western Tibet, one of the unknown empires.
    StatementA. Francke.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS785 .F65 [1978], DS785 F65 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 191 p., [9] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19403239M

    A Cultural History of Tibet book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. 'The civilization of the Tibetan people is disappearing before /5(25). Under the profound influence of ancient Bon Religion and Tibetan Buddhism, unique folk customs and aesthetic taste took shape. Tourists can see the panorama of Tibetan culture through Tibetan history, arts, medicine, festivals, handicrafts, architecture, foods and drinks, etc.

      The Cultural Revolution reaches Tibet and results in the destruction of a large number of monasteries and cultural artifacts in Tibet. The United States America recognizes China’s sovereignty over Tibet. Tibet is put under PLA military rule in order to suppress Red Guards. Foreign visitors are again allowed to enter the country. The history of the book in Tibet involves more than literary trends and trade routes. Functioning as material, intellectual, and symbolic object, the book has been an instrumental tool in the construction of Tibetan power and authority, and its history opens a crucial window onto the cultural, intellectual, and economic life of an immensely influential Buddhist society.

    Recorded Tibetan history dates from the fourth century when the first kingdoms were established at Yarlung, in what is now South-Central Tibet. Later, in the seventh century, the center of Tibetan civilization shifted to the valley of Lhasa, "Gods' Place," where . New books explain history of Tibet /11/05 Xinhua A newly published set of books in 12 volumes records the governing of Tibet by the central government the Yuan () and Qing () dynasties, and shows that Tibet has been an integral part of .


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