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A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 3 : the Storm Clouds Descend, 1955-1957.

Author: Melvyn C Goldstein
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is not possible to fully understand contemporary politics between China and the Dalai Lama without understanding what happened in the 1950's. The third volume in Melvyn Goldstein's History of Modern Tibet series, The Calm before the Storm, examines the critical years of 1955 through 1957. During this period, the Preparatory Committee for a Tibet Autonomous Region was inaugurated in Lhasa, and a major Tibetan  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melvyn C Goldstein
ISBN: 9780520956711 0520956710 1306119804 9781306119801
OCLC Number: 863203808
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (590 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Glossary of Key People and Terms; Ganzi County Names in Tibetan and Chinese; 1. First Steps; 2. Pushback; 3. Mao's ""Socialist Transformation Campaign"" and Democratic Reforms in Sichuan; 4. The Khamba Uprising Begins; 5. The Rise of Jenkhentsisum; 6. Jenkhentsisum Expands and India Invites the Dalai Lama; 7. The Mönlam Incident of 1956 and Its Aftermath; 8. The Chinese Government Responds to the Uprising; 9. The Preparatory Committee for the Tibet Autonomous Region (PCTAR). 10. Fan Ming's ""Great Expansion""11. The Dalai Lama Visits India; 12. The Khambas, JKTS, and the CIA; 13. The Dalai Lama Returns; 14. The ""Great Contraction"" and the ""Great Discontinuance""; 15. Final Thoughts; Appendix A. Appeal of Thubten Nyenjik [JKTS] to the Queen of England; Appendix B. Correct Tibetan Spellings; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z.

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It is not possible to fully understand contemporary politics between China and the Dalai Lama without understanding what happened in the 1950's. This title examines the critical years of 1955 through  Read more...

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"[The] analysis in Melvyn Goldstein's great history are invaluable and incomparable. Goldstein reveals the deeper, often disconcerting record." New York Review of Books

 
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