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Tibet in Agony

Lhasa 1959

Jianglin Li

Translated by Susan Wilf

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$41.00 • £35.95 • €37.95

ISBN 9780674088894

Publication Date: 10/10/2016

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464 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

30 halftones, 7 maps

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  • Preface to the English Edition
  • Maps
  • Prologue
  • 1. The Seeds of War
  • 2. Summit in Delhi
  • 3. Tragedy at Lake Qinghai
  • 4. Uneasy Spring in Lhasa
  • 5. The Exorcists’ Dance at the Potala Palace
  • 6. Peril at the Prayer Festival
  • 7. The Dalai Lama May Not Bring Bodyguards!
  • 8. The Most Momentous Day in Tibetan History
  • 9. The Undercover Men of Kham
  • 10. Protect the Norbulingka! Protect the Dalai Lama!
  • 11. The Gathering Clouds of War
  • 12. A Secret Plan
  • 13. Go! Go! Tonight!
  • 14. The Night Ferry
  • 15. Into the Himalayas
  • 16. Battle at Daybreak
  • 17. The Death of the Medicine Buddha
  • 18. River of Blood
  • 19. Inferno
  • 20. Surrender, and Save the Temple!
  • 21. The Aftermath
  • 22. The Eternal Crossing
  • Epilogue
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Glossary of Names
  • Wylie Transliteration of Tibetan Names
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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