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The Resource A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 3 : the Storm Clouds Descend, 1955-1957

A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 3 : the Storm Clouds Descend, 1955-1957

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A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 3 : the Storm Clouds Descend, 1955-1957
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A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 3
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the Storm Clouds Descend, 1955-1957
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eng
Summary
It is not possible to fully understand contemporary politics between China and the Dalai Lama without understanding what happened in the 1950's. The third volume in Melvyn Goldstein's History of Modern Tibet series, The Calm before the Storm, examines the critical years of 1955 through 1957. During this period, the Preparatory Committee for a Tibet Autonomous Region was inaugurated in Lhasa, and a major Tibetan uprising occurred in Sichuan Province. Jenkhentsisum, a Tibetan anti-communist émigré group, emerged as an important player with secret links to Indian Intelligence, the Dalai Lama's L
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English
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non fiction
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A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 3 : the Storm Clouds Descend, 1955-1957
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A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 3 : the Storm Clouds Descend, 1955-1957
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt5hjhss
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Glossary of Key People and Terms; Ganzi County Names in Tibetan and Chinese; 1. First Steps; 2. Pushback; 3. Mao's ""Socialist Transformation Campaign"" and Democratic Reforms in Sichuan; 4. The Khamba Uprising Begins; 5. The Rise of Jenkhentsisum; 6. Jenkhentsisum Expands and India Invites the Dalai Lama; 7. The Mönlam Incident of 1956 and Its Aftermath; 8. The Chinese Government Responds to the Uprising; 9. The Preparatory Committee for the Tibet Autonomous Region (PCTAR)
  • 10. Fan Ming's ""Great Expansion""11. The Dalai Lama Visits India; 12. The Khambas, JKTS, and the CIA; 13. The Dalai Lama Returns; 14. The ""Great Contraction"" and the ""Great Discontinuance""; 15. Final Thoughts; Appendix A. Appeal of Thubten Nyenjik [JKTS] to the Queen of England; Appendix B. Correct Tibetan Spellings; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
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