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Tibet.

Author: Debbie Nevins; Don Bosco
Publisher: New York, NY : Cavendish Square Publishing LLC, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : 3rd ed
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nevins, Debbie.
Tibet.
New York, NY : Cavendish Square Publishing LLC, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Debbie Nevins; Don Bosco
ISBN: 9781502622143 1502622149
OCLC Number: 1039704442
Description: 1 online resource (151 pages)
Contents: Cover; TIBET TODAY; 1. GEOGRAPHY; Geographic regions; Mountains; Waterways; Glaciers; Climate; Flora and fauna; Cities and towns; 2. HISTORY; The three dharma kings; The revival of Buddhism; The Mongols; The reign of the Dalai Lamas; Chinese "liberation"; Tibet today; 3. GOVERNMENT; The People's Republic of China; Local government; People's judiciary; Chinese versus Tibetan rule; 4. ECONOMY; The arrival of the Chinese; Investment in Tibet's economy; Agriculture; Minerals; Manufacturing; The military; Forestry; Tourism; 5. ENVIRONMENT; Biodiversity; Natural resources; Deforestation; Pollution. EnergyConservation; 6. TIBETANS; The Han Chinese; Native Tibetans; The Bhotia; The Ladakhi; The Lhoba; The Monba; Social hierarchies; Refugees; Traditional dress; 7. LIFESTYLE; City life; Life in the country; Life on the Northern Plateau; Monastery life; Life in exile; Role of women; Marriage; Having a family; Death rituals; Education; Medicine; 8. RELIGION; The Bön religion; Buddhism; Daily worship; The wheel of life; Lamas; Finding the incarnations; The search for the true karmapa; Religious symbols; 9. LANGUAGE; Writing; Spoken Tibetan; Mantras; Chinese; Books and printing; The media. 10. ARTSThangkas; Wood carving and sculpture; Tibetan frescoes; Bronze; Literature, folklore, myths, and legends; Dance-drama; Music; 11. LEISURE; Sports; Tibetan picnics; Games; Nightlife in Lhasa; Socializing; 12. FESTIVALS; The Tibetan calendar; Tibetan New Year's Eve; New Year's Day; Monlam; The Golden Star Festival; Other festivals; 13. FOOD; Yak products; Food taboos; Grains and vegetables; Some Tibetan dishes; Tibetan tea; Other drinks; MAP OF TIBET; ABOUT THE ECONOMY; ABOUT THE CULTURE; TIMELINE; GLOSSARY; FOR FURTHER INFORMATION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.

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