By Melvyn C. Goldstein

It isn't really attainable to totally comprehend modern politics among China and the Dalai Lama with no figuring out what happened—and why—during the Nineteen Fifties. In a ebook that keeps the tale of Tibet's heritage that he begun in his acclaimed A heritage of recent Tibet, 1913-1951: The death of the Lamaist nation, Melvyn C. Goldstein severely revises our realizing of that key interval in midcentury. This authoritative account makes use of new archival fabric, together with by no means ahead of noticeable files, and vast interviews with Tibetans, together with the Dalai Lama, and with chinese language officers. Goldstein furnishes attention-grabbing and occasionally marvelous pix of those significant avid gamers as he deftly unravels the fateful intertwining of Tibetan and chinese language politics opposed to the backdrop of the Korean struggle, the tenuous Sino-Soviet alliance, and American chilly warfare policy.

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