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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 9 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Tibet: A History by Sam van Schaik
    Tibet: A History - by Sam van Schaik

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780300194104 | ISBN 10: 0300194102

    Situated north of the Himalayas, Tibet is famous for its unique culture and its controversial assimilation into modern China. Yet Tibet in the twenty-first century can only be properly understood in the context of its extraordinary history.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Arrested Histories: Tibet, the CIA, and Memories of a Forgotten War by Carole McGranahan
    Arrested Histories: Tibet, the CIA, and Memories of a Forgotten War - by Carole McGranahan

    £20.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780822347712 | ISBN 10: 0822347717

    In the 1950s, thousands of ordinary Tibetans rose up to defend their country and religion against Chinese troops. Their citizen army fought through 1974 with covert support from the Tibetan exile government and the governments of India, Nepal, and th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Struggle for Tibet by Wang Lixiong and Tsering Shakya
    The Struggle for Tibet - by Wang Lixiong and Tsering Shakya

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781844670437 | ISBN 10: 1844670430

    Two leading thinkers argue against the Chinese occupation and the theocracy of Tibet.  China’s decades-long repression of Tibetan independence continues on as its global economic power continues to grow. In response to the former and despite ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Year in Tibet by Sun Shuyun
    A Year in Tibet - by Sun Shuyun

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780007265121 | ISBN 10: 0007265123

    Sun Shuyun grew up in China and has always been fascinated by Tibet and by Buddhism. Accompanied by a television crew, she spent a year in a remote town in the Tibetan mountain area and recorded what life is like for the people there.  Despit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Horses Like Lightning: A Story of Passage Through the Himalayas by Sienna Craig
    Horses Like Lightning: A Story of Passage Through the Himalayas - by Sienna Craig

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780861715176 | ISBN 10: 0861715179

    At just 19, Sienna Craig made her first venture deep into Mustang, an ethnically Tibetan area of Nepal, in the rainshadow of the Himalayas.  As an equestrian and a buddhing anthropologist, she sought not only to understand what it was like to rely on ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama by Thomas Laird
    The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama - by Thomas Laird

    £30.00   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781843541455 | ISBN 10: 1843541459

    This book records the first time the Dalai Lama has spoken at length about the story of Tibet.  Over the course of three years, journalist Thomas Laird had eighteen personal audiences with His Holiness the Dalai Lama in candid, intimate intervie ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich Harrer
    Seven Years in Tibet - by Heinrich Harrer

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780586087077 | ISBN 10: 0586087079

    Imprisoned in India by the British when WWII was declared, Austrian climber Heinrich Harrer escaped, crossing the Himalayas to Tibet. Settling in Lhasa, the Forbidden City, he became the tutor and friend of the present Dalai Lama in this classic of a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dance of 17 Lives; The Incredible True Story of Tibet
    The Dance of 17 Lives; The Incredible True Story of Tibet's 17th Karmapa. - by Mick Brown

    £12.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780747568711 | ISBN 10: 0747568715

    In January 2000, a taxi twisted its way up the narrow road leading towards Dharamsala in Northern India - the home-in-exile of the Dalai Lama. Inside was a fourteen-year-old boy, the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, whose arrival was the culmination of a thrilli ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sky Burial by Xinran
    Sky Burial - by Xinran

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780099461937 | ISBN 10: 0099461935

    As a young girl in China Xinran heard a rumour about a soldier in Tibet who had been brutally fed to the vultures in a ritual known as a sky burial: the tale frightened and fascinated her. Several decades later Xinran met Shu Wen, a Chinese woman who ... more

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