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Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Explains recent events within the context of Tibetanhistory.
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It is surely destined to be the standard work of its type well into the foreseeable future. WileyOct 6, – Social Science – pages. The Persians Gene R. Table of contents List tbetans Photographs.
Meg rated it really liked it Sep 17, I recommend this book strongly.
Back cover copy “In the past, for largely geographical reasons, Tibet was isolatedfrom the rest of the world, which meant that our country, peopleand culture were not only shrouded in mystery, but often gravelymisunderstood. Anyway, it’s not the purpose of this review to summarize its contents, but simply to recommend it as the best and only available source for the general reader who wants a survey of Tibetan history. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to Tibet, its culture and history. Max rated it it was amazing Mar 13, Explains recent events within the context of Tibetanhistory.
Sources of Archeological Evidence. Roza rated it liked it Jul 30, Medicine, Astronomy, and the Divinatory Sciences. An epilogue considers the fragile position of Tibetancivilization in the modern world. Melissa Gifford rated it really liked it Jul 12, This book offers what is to my knowledge the only kapsteih general historiography of Tibet from its prehistory to the present day.
Kapstein No preview available – A bit dry but a good background on Tibet. Later Monarchs and the Promotion of Buddhism. Emily Clark rated it liked it Jul 14, The Tibetans Matthew T. More recently, as interest has grown, tibetqns concerning Tibet has improved beyond expectation, The Promise and Peril of a Century’s End.
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In producing this substantial book, which takes a broad view of Tibetans and their civilization, within a long historical perspective, Matthew Kapstein has brought to his work the authority and clarity he has acquired through many years of friendship ghe and observation of the people of the Land of Snow. Formations of Body, Speech, and Mind.
Kapstein No preview available – Kapstein is a competent scholar, but he writes in wooden prose and his translations are stilted and utterly devoid of beauty, so I would stop short of hailing this book as a classic of the literature.
An epilogue considers the fragile position of Tibetancivilization in the modern world. The Tibetans Volume 12 of Peoples of Asia. Natalie rated it really liked it Dec 25, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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Spellings of Tibetan Names and Terms. A clear and comprehensive overview of Tibrtans, its culture andhistory. Tibet in the Modern World. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Topics treated here include Tibetan religious and political history, together with major aspects of Tibetan culture: Religious Life and Thought. Todd Marek rated it really liked it Jul 02, Property, Economy, and Social Class.
The Tibetans provides a comprehensive introduction to thisintriguing land, orienting the reader to the Tibetan geographicalregion and its inhabitants. A clear and comprehensive overview of Tibet, tinetans culture andhistory.
Grace rated it liked it Nov 27, Religious Life and Thought. Account Options Sign in. Pandit rated it really liked it Nov thr, A concluding chapter discusses the fragile position of Tibetan civilization in the modern world, surveying events that have transpired since Tibet’s incorporation into the People’s Republic of China.
Situates Tibet in relation to other Asian civilizations throughthe ages.