The Dragon in the Land of Snows : The History of Modern Tibet Since 1947 Paperback
Based entirely on unpublished primary sources, this remarkable book -the first authoritative history of modern Tibet - is also the first to provide detailed accounts of: * The covert political manoeuverings in Tibet and the role of the Tibetan, Chinese and British governments; * The Dalai Lama's escape in 1959; * The CIA's involvement and the establishment of a secret military base in the Nepalese Himalayas; * The British government lying to the UN and Douglas Hurd's role in that process; * The power struggles during th Cultural Revolution and the mass uprising against the Chinese that has remained secret until now.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 624 pages, 17
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 21/01/1999
- Category: Asian history
- ISBN: 9780712665339