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Tibetan pPrincipality

C.W Cassinelli

Tibetan pPrincipality

the political system of Sa Skya.

by C.W Cassinelli

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithica, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsEkvall, Robert B.
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 425p. :
Number of Pages425
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20679269M
ISBN 100801404878

As the nineteenth century progressed, the Tibetan government became increasingly concerned by the Government of India's growing influence and control in the Himalayan border states and principalities. (In the ethnically Tibetan principality of Sikkim, on the main trade route between Tibet and India, became a British protectorate.). J Y Y explored from Lhasa to the sources of the Brahmaputra and Indus, at the conclusion of the Tibetan mission in , conclusively prove that Mount Everest, which appears from the Tibetan plateau as a single dominating peak, has no rival amongst Himalayan altitudes, whilst the very remarkable investigations made by permission of the Nepal. Magazine article History Today Tibetan Voices: Remembering the Uprising: Despite the Crushing of Tibetan Independence by China 50 Years Ago This Month, and Continuing Attempts to Stifle Support for Tibet's Spiritual Leader, the Dalai Lama, the Country Is Very Much Alive in the Hearts and Minds of Its Exiled Community.


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