The snow lion and the dragon : China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama

Other titles
  • China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama.
  • China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama.
  • [1st pbk. ed.]
  • Berkeley : University of California Press 1999
Physical description
1 online resource (242 p.)
  • 0-520-92325-1
  • 1-299-97455-4
  • 0-585-08703-2
  • "First paperback printing 1999"--T.p. verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-145) and index.
  • Other format: A book in the California Digital Library Collection. Available online.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic resource.
  • English
  • Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed November 5, 2013).
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; Preface; The Imperial Era; Interlude: De Facto Independence; Chinese Communist Rule: The Mao Era; The Post-Mao Era; The Future; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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