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Blessings from Beijing : inside China's soft-power war on Tibet

Blessings from Beijing : inside China's soft-power war on Tibet

Author: Greg C Bruno
Publisher: Lebanon, NH : ForeEdge, an imprint of University Press of New England, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"As we approach the sixtieth anniversary of China's 1959 invasion of Tibet -- and the subsequent creation of the Tibetan exile community -- the question of the diaspora's survival looms large. Beijing's foreign policy has grown more adventurous, particularly since the post-Olympic expansion of 2008. As the pressure mounts, Tibetan refugee families that have made their homes outside China -- in the mountains of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Bruno, Greg C., author. Blessings from Beijing.
Lebanon, NH : ForeEdge, [2018]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg C Bruno
ISBN: 9781611689785 1611689783
OCLC Number: 1057230795
Description: 1 v. (xviii-222 pages) : cartes. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments Introduction: The Tragedy of Exile Blessings from Beijing Crushing Little Lhasa The Horse Man from Purang To Kill a Goose, Cut Off Its Head The Walmart of Little Lhasa Beady Eyes and a Dead Lama The Politics of Rebirth Pala and the "Foreign" Plumber A Fiery Split Kingfisher Strong Potshots at Phuntsokling Moving On, Moving Out One Last Walk with Pala Epilogue Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Greg C. Bruno.


After sixty years in exile, can the Tibetan diaspora survive the onslaught of a newly assertive China?  Read more...


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Blessings from Beijing, a combination of fine travel writing and great reporting, expresses both fear and hope... essential reading for its digging deep into the strengths and weaknesses of the exile Read more...

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