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Prisoners of Shangri-La : Tibetan Buddhism and the West

Author: Donald S Lopez Jr
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prisoners of Shangri-La is a provocative analysis of how the West cultivated the "romance" of Tibet, and how that romance gradually came to imprison those who sought Tibetan independence from China.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lopez Jr., Donald S.
Prisoners of Shangri-La : Tibetan Buddhism and the West.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald S Lopez Jr
ISBN: 9780226485515 022648551X
OCLC Number: 1028151124
Description: 1 online resource (320 pages)
Contents: Intro; Contents; Preface to the Twentieth Anniversary Edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One: The Name; Chapter Two: The Book; Chapter Three: The Eye; Chapter Four: The Spell; Chapter Five: The Art; Chapter Six: The Field; Chapter Seven: The Prison; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Donald S. Lopez Jr, Donald S. Lopez Jr.

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"Lopez lifts the veil on America's romantic vision of Tibet to reveal a country and a spiritual history more complex and less ideal than popular perceptions allow. . . . Lively and engaging, Lopez's Read more...

 
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