Muslim, trader, nomad, spy : China's Cold War and the people of the Tibetan borderlands (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Muslim, trader, nomad, spy : China's Cold War and the people of the Tibetan borderlands

Author: Sulmaan Wasif Khan
Publisher: Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2015.
Series: The new Cold War history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What Chinese policymakers confronted in Tibet, Khan argues, was not a 'third world' but a 'fourth world' problem: Beijing was dealing with peoples whose ways were defined by statelessness. As it sought to tighten control over the restive borderlands, Mao's China moved from empire-lite to a harder, heavier imperial structure. That change triggered long-lasting shifts in Chinese foreign policy. Moving from capital  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sulmaan Wasif Khan
ISBN: 1469621118 9781469621111 9781469630755 1469630753
OCLC Number: 910432472
Notes: Cast of characters -- Chronology of main events -- Prologue -- The road to Lhasa -- Imperial crises, imperial diplomacy -- Border crossers : the Sino-Nepali frontier -- Muslim, trader, nomad, spy : the Sino-Indian frontier -- Epilogue: Worlds shattered, worlds reforged.
Description: XXIV, 189 Seiten ; 23 cm.
Series Title: The new Cold War history
Responsibility: Sulmaan Wasif Khan.

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In 1959, the Dalai Lama fled Lhasa, leaving the People's Republic of China with a crisis on its Tibetan frontier. Sulmaan Wasif Khan tells the story of the PRC's response to that crisis and, in doing  Read more...

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