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TIBET: CONSIDERATIONS ON INNER ASIAN HISTORY Nirmal Chandra Sinha 1967 1st ed Softcover Near Fine
By Sinha, Nirmal Chandra
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Calcutta, 1967 1st edition. 71 pp, glossary, chronology, list of Dalai Lamas. Original beige stiff cover with no lettering; clean dust jacket with black lettering and illustration on cover. Near Fine condition.

Nine essays on the various aspects of Tibet: Lamaist statecraft, confrontation of Indian and Chinese traditions in Asia, and the political history of Tibet.

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The author was a founder member of the Namgykal Institute of Tibetology, Sikkim and its director since its inception in 1958. He has lived in the monasteries and temples of Central Tibet and made acquaintance with monks and merchants from Mongolia and Sinkiang. He was also a teacher at Calcutta University and an officer in National Archives of India. Some of his writings stand as pioneer work.

This work consists of nine essays: Historical status of Tibet. Tibet's status during the World War. Was the Simla Convention not signed? Asian Law and Usage in European Expression. Man-chu-shih-li. The Lama. Indian Pandits in the Land of Snow. The Missing Context of Chos. The Lhasa Sanskrit.

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