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Trespassers on the Roof of the World : The Race for Lhasa

by Hopkirk, Peter

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1983
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Very Good
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Reprint
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9780192851321
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1983 In this remarkable, and ultimately tragic narrative, Peter Hopkirk recounts the forcible opening up of this medieval land during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the extraordinary race between agents, soldiers, missionaries, mountaineers, explorers, and mystics from nine different countries to reach Lhasa, Tibet's sacred capital. Hidden behind the Himalayas and ruled over by a… Read more
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A Mountain in Tibet: The Search for Mount Kailas and the Sources of the Great Rivers of Asia

by Allen, Charles

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1983
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Very Good
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First Pbk.Ed..
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9780708823514
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London: Futura, 1983 "Throughout the East there runs a legend of a great mountain at the centre of the world, where four rivers have their source. Charles Allen traces this legend to Western Tibet where there stands Kailas, worshipped by Hindus and Buddhists alike as the home of their gods and the navel of the world. Close by are the… Read more
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London: Uncovered Editions, 2001 Mr. Hosie's Journey to Tibet 1904 : A Report by Mr. A. Hosie, His Majestys Consul at Chengtu, on a Journey from Chengtu to the Eastern Frontier of Tibet by Tim Coates (2002, Paperback)[Buy it!]. Pbk. Good.
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Early Jesuit Travellers in Central Asia (1603-1721)

by Wessels, C.

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Published
1998
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Very Good
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Re-issue
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9788173031052
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Delhi: Book Faith India, 1998 [Originally published 1924] " .the often forgotten pioneering travel and discoveries of Jesuit missionaries in Asia, especially Tibet.a compilation of geographical, historical and cultural information collected by the Jesuits during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Each chapter details fascinating first impressions of people and things unseen by any Europeans before. ". Re-issue. Soft Cover. Very… Read more
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On top of the world: five women explorers in Tibet

by Miller, Luree

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Published
1984
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Fine
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First Thus
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9780898860979
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Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1984 Describes the adventures of five intrepid explorers who ventured inti Tibet in the late 19th century : Fannie Bullock Workman, Nina Mazuchelli, Annie Taylor, Isabella Bird Bishop, Alexandra David-Neel.222p. illus, maps, bibliography.index. First Thus. Soft Cover. Fine.
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