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Heinrich Harrer - Return to Tibet: Tibet After the Chinese Occupation - 9780753808047 - V9780753808047
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Return to Tibet: Tibet After the Chinese Occupation

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Description for Return to Tibet: Tibet After the Chinese Occupation Paperback. Heinrich Harrer returns to Tibet - thirty years after the visit described in his bestselling SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET. Num Pages: 192 pages, Black and White 2. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; BG; HBJF; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 141 x 14. Weight in Grams: 188.
Heinrich Harrer returns to Tibet - thirty years after the visit described in his bestselling SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET. SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET told of an idyllic life on the 'rooftop of the world', before Harrer was forced to flee from the invading Chinese armies. Thirty years later, he returns to describe how the Chinese have attempted to destroy this ancient civilisation. Meeting old Tibetan acquaintances, including the Dalai Lama now living in exile in northern India, Harrer examines the current thaw in Peking's relations with this isolated and mysterious country. ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
W&N
Condition
New
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780753808047
SKU
V9780753808047
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-1

About Heinrich Harrer
Heinrich Harrer was an Austrian mountaineer and author. He is best known for being on the four-man climbing team that made the first ascent of the North Face of the Eiger in Switzerland, and for his books, including SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET and THE WHITE SPIDER.

Reviews for Return to Tibet: Tibet After the Chinese Occupation
His vivid comparative reporting, the clear accounts of a number of important interviews and contemporary themes and his deeply felt sense of human tragedy give this book an importance for the general reader far greater than other tourist travelogues of the last few years - Times Literary Supplement

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