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Lhasa, Tibet"s forbidden city

Frank J. Brignoli

Lhasa, Tibet"s forbidden city

by Frank J. Brignoli

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Published by P. Chancellor Design Associates in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lhasa (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Brignoli, Frank J. -- Travel -- China -- Lhasa.,
    • Lhasa (China) -- Description and travel.,
    • Lhasa (China) -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Frank J. Brignoli, Christine Johnston Brignoli.
      GenrePictorial works.
      ContributionsBrignoli, Christine Johnston.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS796.L46 B75 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination107 p. :
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2238114M
      LC Control Number89108700

      Ma Foreign Travel in Tibet. (We cover this tragedy in the book.) Note: By the beginning of the twentieth century fewer than a handful of Westerners had managed to visit Tibet’s capital Lhasa, known as the "Forbidden City". This "seclusion” of Tibet from the rest of the world gave it an aura of intrigue.   The yatsa gonbu, a cordyceps fungus that kills and mummifies its caterpillar host, only extends about an inch out of the ground — nearly impossible for the naked human eye to Tibetans spend the summer months on elbows and knees, crawling through the grass in search of the elusive sprout. Known in English as Ophiocordyceps sinensis, and in Chinese .

      Reading level: Ages In her time, Alexandra David-Neel was the most famous woman in France. She had traveled extensively in China and Tibet and, in , was the first Western woman ever to enter Tibets forbidden capital, Lhasa. The history of Tibet from to the present started with the Chinese invading Tibet in Before then, Tibet had declared independence from China in In , the Tibetans signed a seventeen-point agreement reaffirming China's sovereignty over Tibet and providing an autonomous administration led by Dalai Lama.

        In Lhasa, the provincial capital, the urban population, according to statistics, is at least 40 percent Chinese. Last year, a local official told . Tibet: Life, Myth, and Art (Stewart, Tabori & Chang's Life, Myth, and Art) by Michael Willis: Tibet: Reflections from the Wheel of Life by V. Carroll Dunham: Tibet: The Final Solution by Dennis Paulson: Tibet: The Great Game and Tsarist Russia by Tatiana Shaumian: Tibet: The Sacred Realm, Photographs by Lobsang P. Lhalungpa.


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