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Panoramic China -- Tibet: Dreams of Snow Land

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Author: Cheng Weidong;
Language: English
Format: 1 Book
Page: 294
Publication Date: 07/2005
ISBN: 7119038834
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It is easy to have a quick look at China's past and present, but it takes time to gain a panoramic knowledge of China. The "Panoramic China" series is meant to assist readers, especially those overseas, in this respect. Each volume in the series focuses on a province, municipality or autonomous region, describing, with illustrations, the outstanding characteristics of each area from different perspectives.   

 Tibet: Dreams of Snow Land

Countless people have long been fascinated by and dreamed about the wonderful and of Tibet in China. The author has visited Tibet 19 times within 16 years, covering almost every county, city and great number of villages, experiencing its unique traditional festivals, celebrations, religious activities and major events forging and indissoluble bond with Tibet in the process.
During each of his Tibetan journeys, the author faithfully recorded what he saw, heard and felt, sparing no effort or danger to photograph the magnificent natural scenery of Tibet's snowcoverd land, its exotic local customs and conditions, its solemn scenes of Buddhis worship. This book is based on that material, arranged as 14 topics whose fine text and lavish photography present precious moments and places that lie beyond the easy reach of ordinary people.
It is easy to have a look at China's past and present, but it takes time to gain a panoramic knowledge of China. The "Panoramic China" series is meant to assist readers, especially those overseas, in this respect. Each volume in the series focuses on a province, municipality or autono mous region, describing, with illustrations, the outstanding char acteristics of each area from dif ferent perspectives.

Table of Contents
Preface
Intruders i No-man's Land
Sighting Mount Everest
Traveling East along the Parlung Zangbo River
Zayu-Home of the Deng People
Through the Great Canyon of Yarlung Zangbo
Medog County-the "Oasis on the Plateau"
Seeing Bharals at Nyengul Monastery
Unfurling the Buddha Portrait at Drepung Monastery
Namtso_the Heavenly Lake
The "Kingdom of Guge" and Its Custodian
First Sight of the Dungkar Murals
Pilgrimage to theSacred Mountain
Bird Watching on Pangong Tso Lake
Traveling the Xinjiang-Tibet Highway
Appendix
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