Remarks:B&W Illustrations, Maps, Bibliography and Index.
Size:163 x 253 mm
The book on the history of Tibet and its civilisation focuses on its invasion by China (1950-51) and riots and repression in Tibet resulting in flight of the Dalai Lama to India in 1959. It deals with Tibet’s strategic importance and legal status today. It discusses boundaries, minerals, hydrology, demography, deployment of Chinese weapons and military infrastructure in Tibet. It explores the concept of the Dalai Lama and importance of the emergence of the Dalai Lamas and their history. With maps and pictures, it gives details of international treaties since ninth century AD between Tibet and other sovereign states.