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Title:
The spirit of Tibet : portrait of a culture in exile
Author:
Wright, Alison, 1961-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Ithaca, N.Y. : Snow Lion Publications, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
190 unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations, 1 color map ; 24 x 26 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781559391078
Format :
Book

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Central Library DS432.T5 W74 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

With a foreword by the Dalai Lama exiled in Dharmsala, India since the 1959 uprising against the Chinese, and dedicated to the Tibetan people-everywhere, this freelance photojournalist who has lived among this refugee community documents their resilient, exotic to Western-eyes culture and landscap


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This stunning book of color photographs by photojournalist Wright of Tibetans living in exile in Northern India captures the variety of daily experience, from images of monks and laypeople at work or prayer to a portrait of a young nun who had been tortured in Tibet before her escape. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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