Tibet Handbook: With Bhutan

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Publishing Group West, Jul 1, 1999 - Travel - 951 pages
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The second edition of Tibet Handbook is in the new softback format recently introduced by Footprint. This guide provides a complete overview of Tibet, the cultural heartland of Inner Asia and the mountain kingdom of Bhutan. Contains - Highlights of Tibet illustrated with colour photography; This is the only guide to describe comprehensively the whole of Tibet, including the eastern provinces of Kham and Amdo; Detailed practical information on the five 'gateway cities to the Tibetan plateau including Kathmandu; Unique colour mapping to help you plan your visit.

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Dorje holds a PhD in Tibetan Literature and a Masters degree in Sanskrit with Oriental Studies. For over 30 years he has been engaged in both classical and modern Tibetan studies, translating primary sources and conducting fieldwork throughout the Tibetan plateau. Following more than ten years residence among Tibetan communities of North India and Nepal, he led 42 expeditions and cultural tours to the Utsang, Kham, Amdo and Gyarong regions of Tibet.

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