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Author: Patricia Levy; Don Bosco
Publisher: Tarrytown, New York : Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, ©2006.
Series: Cultures of the world; Cultures of the world (2nd ed.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Tibet."
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Levy; Don Bosco
ISBN: 9780761420767 0761420762
OCLC Number: 69013482
Target Audience: Ages 11+; Grades 7-8.
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Geography: Geographical regions --
Mountains --
Waterways --
Climate --
Flora and fauna --
Cities and towns --
History: Songsten Gampo (557--649) --
Trisong Detsen (755--797) --
End of the empire --
Revival of Buddhism --
Mongols --
Reign of the Dalai Lamas --
Chinese --
Lliberation--
Government: People's Republic of China --
Local government --
People's Judiciary --
Dalai Lamas --
Chinese vs Tibetan rule --
Economy: Pre-1959 economy --
Arrival of the Chinese --
Investment in Tibet's economy --
Agriculture --
Minerals --
Manufacturing --
Military --
Forestry --
Tourism --
Environment: Biodiversity --
Natural resources --
Deforestation --
Pollution --
Energy --
Conservation --
People: Bopa --
Drokpa --
Han Chinese --
Bhotia --
Ladakhi --
Lhonba --
Moinba --
Social hierarchies --
Refugees --
Traditional dress --
Lifestyle: City life --
Life in the country --
Life on the Northern Plateau --
Life in the monasteries --
Life in exile --
Role of women --
Marriage --
Having a family --
Death rituals --
Education --
Medicine --
Religion: Bön religion --
Buddhism --
Daily worship --
Wheel of life --
Lamas --
Finding the incarnations --
Religious symbols --
Language: Writing --
Spoken Tibetan --
Mantras --
Chinese --
Books and printing --
Media --
Arts: Thangkas --
Wood carving --
Sculpture --
Frescoes --
Bronze --
Literature --
Dance drama --
Music --
Architecture --
Leisure: Sports --
Picnics --
Games --
Nightlife in Lhasa --
Socializing --
Festivals: Tibetan calendar --
New Year Festival --
New Year's Day --
Monlam --
Golden Star Festival --
Other festivals --
Food: Yak products --
Food taboos --
Grains and vegetables --
Some Tibetan dishes --
Tibetan tea --
Other drinks --
Map of Tibet --
About the economy --
About the culture --
Timeline --
Glossary --
Further information --
Bibliography.
Series Title: Cultures of the world; Cultures of the world (2nd ed.)
Responsibility: by Patricia Levy & Don Bosco.
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