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Tibet : An Unfinished Story

By: Halper, Lezlee Brown.
Contributor(s): Halper, Stefan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cary : Oxford University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (406 p.).ISBN: 9780190237905.Subject(s): China -- Foreign relations -- India | India -- Foreign relations -- China | Myth -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century | Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Foreign public opinion, Western | Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Foreign relations -- 20th century | Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- History -- 1951- | Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Strategic aspects | World politics -- 1945-1989Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tibet : An Unfinished StoryDDC classification: 951.505 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Summary: Tibet's enduring myth, animated by the tales of Himalayan adventurers, British military expeditions, and the novel, Lost Horizon, remains an inspirational fantasy, a modern morality play about the failure of brutality to subdue the human spirit. Tibet also exercises immense ""soft power"" as one of the lenses through which the world views China. This book traces the origins and manifestations of the Tibetan myth, as propagated by Younghusband, Madam Blavatsky, Himmler, Acheson and Roosevelt. The authors discuss how, after WW2, Tibet-- isolated, misunderstood and with a tiny elite unschooled in
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Tibet's enduring myth, animated by the tales of Himalayan adventurers, British military expeditions, and the novel, Lost Horizon, remains an inspirational fantasy, a modern morality play about the failure of brutality to subdue the human spirit. Tibet also exercises immense ""soft power"" as one of the lenses through which the world views China. This book traces the origins and manifestations of the Tibetan myth, as propagated by Younghusband, Madam Blavatsky, Himmler, Acheson and Roosevelt. The authors discuss how, after WW2, Tibet-- isolated, misunderstood and with a tiny elite unschooled in

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