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A PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD OF THE MOUNT JOLMO LUNGMA SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION (1966-1968) 1974 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
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Peking, China, 1974, 1st edition. 113 pp, many color illustrations. Large format hardcover with dust jacket. The covers are warped and end papers bubbled (most copies are), else fine. Near Fine

Large format book. Extra postage will be requested for Priority Mail or International Mail.

The Tibet Scientific Expedition of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Chinese research on the north side of Everest. 
 
'In accordance with Chairman Mao's instruction that 'China ought to have made a greater contribution to humanity,' and with the energetic assistance and support of the Tibetan working people, the Scientific Expedition carried out from 1966-68 comprehensive investigations in the Mount Jolmo Lungma region south of the Yalutsangpo River, from Yatung in the east to Chilung in the west.'
 
A factual introduction to the undertakings of the 1966 - 1968 Scientific Expedition to the region on the China Nepal border. Well-presented, with the classic Communist Chinese rhetoric mercifully confined primarily to the introduction. The Chinese expedition covered the Northern side of Everest, a most remote region, basically on the Chinese side, bordering Nepal. It is truly a research study; it addresses the geology, botany, fossils, natural history, agriculture of the Tibetan plateau of the Himalayas. It appears to be not only a scientific study, but an attempt by China to document and reinforce their claim to and incorporate the formerly independent Tibet.
 

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