Tibet, the land and the people by Tiley Chodag

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Published by New World Press, Distributed by China International Book Trading Corporation in Beijing, China .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Tibet (China)

Subjects:

  • Tibet (China) -- Guidebooks.,
  • Tibet (China) -- Social life and customs.

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Book details

Statementwritten by Tiley Chodag ; translated by W. Tailing.
ContributionsTailing, W., 1934-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS786 .C555 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination354 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1587869M
ISBN 107800050726
LC Control Number91115997

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