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I just returned from Tibet, a fascinating country and wanted to know more about it. The author provides clear, easy to understand information on this beautiful land with its... Read morePublished on October 18, 2013 by Judith M. Codner
A wonderful personal account of a journey through the police-state that is Tibet. Patrick French puts the world of the Tibetan exiles and the true believers under the spotlight... Read morePublished on May 25, 2012 by Harry
This Mao guy was a man who created this bloody comedy nation and just for the heck of it orchestrated a counter-revolution. Read morePublished on July 19, 2011 by Tutun
Tibet has long been the Shangri-La in the consciousness of the West. The image is one of a very peace-loving, spiritual people, embracing the best tenets of Buddhism but brutally... Read morePublished on April 13, 2011 by Raghu Nathan
This was a gift for my husband and he truly enjoyed it, commenting it was a thorough and fascinating view and perspective of Tibet that went beyond other types of books like this. Read morePublished on February 3, 2010 by M. Schneider
This book is by Patrick French. A theme of the book is that the real Tibet is not like the Tibet of the mind (what we probably imagine Tibet to be). Read morePublished on January 3, 2010 by C. Richard
I bought this book at the Rubin Museum of Art after enjoying an exhibition on Tibetan Art there. Boy! It blew me away! I love this book! The author writes beautifully... Read morePublished on October 1, 2008 by Love Books
I have been boning up on Chinese history and culture for nearly a decade now, and am to the point where I consider myself to be relatively well versed. Read morePublished on October 26, 2007 by Troy Parfitt
Just finished this fascinating book. Arguably, it appears to be the most honest (i.e., authentic) book on Tibet that I've yet read. Read morePublished on May 9, 2006 by BookMan