Old Lhasa: A Sacred City at Dusk


Fully illustrated in b/w photos. A photographic history of Lhasa.


Chapter1 Lhasa at the Tum of the 20th Century
(9)Lhasa"s Turbulent Past
(21)Why Was the Door of the Sacred City Closed?
(29)The Living Buddha Demo Incident

Chapter2 Past Ages
(39)The Rise and Fall of the Tibetan Nobility
(57)A World of Lamas
(77)The Gaxag Government

Chapter3 The Kaleidoscope of Barkor Street
(93)Circular Road
(111)Business Center
(119)Life in the Sacred City
(125)Beggars Bullied Beggars

Chapter4 The High Commissioners and the Historical
Archives of the Republic of China
(135)Lord Zhang from the Sea
(145)A Thousand Years of Turbulent Relations

Chapter5 The Last Days of the Rule of the Divine king
(163)Internal Dissension Invites Outside Bullying
(173)Where Would the Divine King Go?
(185)The Final Dirge

Chapter6 The Fading of Legendary Figures
(199)10th Living Buddha Demo
(207)Thubten Gongphel
(217)Gedun Chophel

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ISBN: 7119031244

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