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Among the Tibetans.

Isabella L. Bird

Among the Tibetans.

by Isabella L. Bird

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Published by Relig. Tract Soc. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tibet (China) -- Description and travel.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p. illus.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14778842M

    Buy Among the Tibetans by Bird, Isabella Lucy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(21). The Tibetan people (Tibetan: བོད་པ་, Wylie: bod pa, THL: bö pa; Chinese: 藏族) are an East Asian ethnic group native to current population is estimated to be around million. In addition to living in Tibet Autonomous Region, significant numbers of Tibetans live in the Chinese provinces of Gansu, Qinghai, Sichuan, Yunnan as well as in India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan China: million.

    Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of Among the Tibetans. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print. This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy) Bird, which is now, at last, again. Book Description: In a deeply ethnographic appraisal, based on years of in situ research,The Battle for Fortunelooks at the rising stakes of Tibetans' encounters with Chinese state-led development projects in the early book builds upon anthropology's qualitative approach to personhood, power and space to rethink the premises and consequences of .

    Among these are remarkable plateaux, which are taken advantage of by caravans, and which have elevations of f to 15, feet. There are few permanent rivers or streams, the lakes are salt, beside the springs, and on the plateaux there is scanty vegetation, chiefly aromatic herbs; but on the whole Rupchu is a desert of arid gravel. This narrative history of the Tibetan Empire in Central Asia from about A.D. to depicts the struggles of the great Tibetan, Turkic, Arab, and Chinese powers for dominance over the Silk Road lands that connected Europe and East Asia. It shows the importance of overland contacts between East and West in the Early Middle Ages and elucidates Tibet's role in the conflict over 5/5(2).


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Among the Tibetans Language: English: LoC Class: DS: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Asia: Subject: Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Description and travel Subject: Bird, Isabella L.

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The English writer Mrs. Bishop (aka Isabella L. Bird) was a household name in the 19th century, and one of the great female explorers of all time. This book is a fascinating chronicle of her travels in Tibet, which at the time was still seen by Europeans as a Pages: In "Among the Tibetans", Bird describes her tour through Tibet with her usual keen eye: From descriptions of the landscape and flora to the manners, customs and religion of the local people we get a fascinating account of a world long past.

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