general survey of Tibet by Heyu.

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Published by New World Press, Distributed by China International Book Trading Corp. (Guoji Shudian) in Beijing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Tibet (China) -- History,
  • Tibet (China) -- Politics and government,
  • Tibet (China) -- Social conditions,
  • Tibet (China) -- Economic conditions,
  • Tibet (China) -- Social life and customs

Edition Notes

Gift of Henry G. Schwarz.

Book details

Statementby Heyu.
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13638417M
ISBN 107800050386
ISBN 109787800050381
OCLC/WorldCa19342405

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