Red star over Tibet by Dawa Norbu

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Published by Envoy Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Tibet (China)


  • Tibet (China)

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementDawa Norbu ; with drawings by Jampa.
LC ClassificationsDS786 .D38 1987b
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2415189M
ISBN 10093871919X, 0938719262
LC Control Number87080663

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Mar 28,  · Red star over Tibet [Dawa Norbu] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1). Mar 28,  · Although published inthis book is a definitive history of the early Chinese occupation of Tibet.

Norbu escaped Tibet at the age of 11 and earned a doctorate at UC Berkeley. He has woven the personal with the political in this book, keeping it from becoming dry.

A Cited by: Apr 04,  · He escaped Tibet with his family members in He was educated in Dr. Graham’s Home in Kalimpong and St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University. His first book Red Star over Tibet was published in He worked as an editor of the Tibetan Review, a monthly journal, from to Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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