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Melissa Gifford rated it really liked it Jul 12, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. One of his study areas has concentrated on Tibetan culture and the influence of China’s invasion. Draws on the most recent scholarly and archaeologicalresearch.
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Thee producingthis substantial book, which takes a broad view of Tibetans andtheir civilization, within a long historical perspective, MatthewKapstein has brought to his work the authority and clarity he hasacquired through many years of friendship with and observation ofthe people of the Land of Snow. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Description This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to Tibet, its culture and history. The Promise and Peril of a Century’s End.
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 with and observation of the people of the Land of Snow. Grace rated it liked it Nov 27, This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to Tibet,its culture tibetajs history.
Of course th This book offers what is to my knowledge the only complete general historiography of Tibet kapetein its prehistory to the present day. The Tibetans provides a comprehensive introduction to thisintriguing land, orienting the kaostein to the Tibetan geographicalregion and its inhabitants.
Prehistory and Early Legends. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Hardcoverpages.
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.
Tibetan Buddhism and the Ming Court. The Tibetans Matthew T. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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Return to Book Page. A Note on Transcription and Translation. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Of course the real story is far more complicated – the Tibetan region is vast, borders several great and highly distinct regions Tiebtans Asia, India, and Chinaand is subject to all the movers of history that drive events in any land, including factional politics, oligarchs, warlords, peasants, and so forth.
Joe rated it really liked it Jun 21, More recently, as interest has grown, scholarshipconcerning Tibet has improved beyond expectation, although it hasoften singled out narrow topics for consideration. David Welsh rated it really liked it Jan 22, Account Options Sign in.
The Rule of the Dalai Lamas. Table of contents List of Photographs. A bit dry but a good background on Tibet.
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