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Tibet"s last stand the Tibetan uprising of 2008 and China"s response by Warren W. Smith

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


  • Demonstrations -- China -- Tibet,
  • Political persecution -- China -- Tibet,
  • Propaganda, Chinese,
  • Nationalism -- China -- Tibet,
  • Nationalism -- China,
  • Tibet (China) -- Politics and government -- 1951-,
  • Tibet (China) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements,
  • Tibet (China) -- Relations -- China,
  • China -- Relations -- China -- Tibet,
  • China -- Foreign public opinion

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementWarren W. Smith, Jr.
LC ClassificationsDS786 .S657 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23643514M
ISBN 109780742566859, 9780742566873
LC Control Number2009029975

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