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Prisoners of Shangri-La : Tibetan Buddhism and the West

Author: Donald S Lopez
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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A cultural history of the strange encounter between Tibetan Buddhism and the West. The book reveals the misconceptions held in the West of Tibetan life and religion and examines the politics of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald S Lopez
ISBN: 0226493113 9780226493114
OCLC Number: 876498951
Awards: Winner of American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence in the Analytical-Descriptive Category 1999
Description: x, 283 p. ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Donald S. Lopez, Jr.

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