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A summer ride through western Tibet

Jane E. Duncan

A summer ride through western Tibet

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Published by Smith, Elder & co. in London, UK .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby Jane E. Duncan; with 93 illustrations and a map.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 341 p.
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22903020M

The Tang dynasty (/ t ɑː ŋ /,; Chinese: 唐朝) or Tang Empire was an imperial dynasty ruling China from to , with an interregnum between and It was preceded by the Sui dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms ians generally regard the Tang as a high point in Chinese civilization, and a golden age of cosmopolitan culture.

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First published inthis travelogue from the peripatetic Scotswoman recounts her travels in Western Tibet and the cultural and religious experiences she observed.

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