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A history of modern Tibet

Author: Melvyn C Goldstein
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007.
Series: Philip E. Lilienthal book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is not possible to understand contemporary politics between China and the Dalai Lama without understanding what happened during the 1950s. This book presents an understanding of that period. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Melvyn C Goldstein
ISBN: 9780520249417 0520249410 9780520259959 0520259955
OCLC Number: 965761622
Notes: "A Philip E. Lilienthal book"--Preliminary page.
Description: xxx, 639 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: V. 2. The calm before the storm: 1951-1955 --
Introduction: Tibetan society on the eve of incorporation into China --
pt. 1. The road to a Sino-Tibetan agreement --
1. Chinese perspectives : radio Beijing --
2. Tibetan perspectives : contacts with the Chinese communitsts --
3. Tibet appeals to the United Nations --
4. Negotiating with Beijing --
5. The United States intervenes --
6. The Dalai Lama returns to Lhasa --
pt. 2. The first two years : confrontation and adjustment --
7. Initial contacts and strategies --
8. The advance PLA Force arrives in Lhasa --
9. The food crisis --
10. The Panchen Lama and the People's Liberation Army --
11. First steps toward implementing the Seventeen-Point Agreement --
12. The Tibetan People's Association --
13. Turning to the Dalai Lama and removing the Sitsab --
14. The return of the Panchen Lama --
pt. 3. Cooperation and change --
15. Winds of change --
16. Conflict within the Communist Party of Tibet --
17. Tibet's first steps toward socioeconomic reform --
18. Events in India --
19. The Dalai Lama goes to Beijing --
20. the Dalai Lama in Beijing --
21. The return to Lhasa --
22. Conclusions.
Series Title: Philip E. Lilienthal book.
Other Titles: Calm before the storm
Responsibility: Melvyn C. Goldstein. Vol. 2, the calm before the storm, 1951-1955.
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"Impressively meticulous. [A] wealth of well-ordered detail and primary source material, both Tibetan and Chinese."--Times Literary Supplement (Tls) "An excellent and gripping read not only for Read more...

 
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