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Title:
The face of Tibet
Author:
Chapman, William.
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Publication Information:
Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xii, 138 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780820323008
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Photographer Chapman's striking color photographs reveal the beauty and intricacies of Tibetan life that he discovered over the course of the five years he lived in monasteries, camped with nomads, and trekked mountain ranges. His commentary accompanies the images of the rugged landscape and its inhabitants. Includes a foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Oversize: 9.25x11.25". Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


Author Notes

William R. Chapman, who lives and works in Carrollton, Georgia, has traveled and photographed in Tibet, Nepal, and India. He has led photography tours to many parts of the globe under the auspices of Himalayan Light Expeditions.


Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. 1
The Mountains of the Plateaup. 9
Lhasa--The Forbidden Cityp. 21
Life in the Countryp. 37
The Children of Tibetp. 65
Monasteries and Pilgrimagep. 83
The Nomads of Amdop. 117