The People of Tibet

By: Bell, Charles (Sir)

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Book Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


No signatures. Bookseller's ticketon front endpaper (Luzac & Co. Ltd., Oriental Booksellers and Publishers, London). Some foxing. 1/2" tear and moderate rubbing to margins of the dust wrapper. Some wear to head of the dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; This is a 1968 reprint of a work that was first published in 1928. xix, [1], 319, pages + frontispiece + 74 illustrations + 3 maps (2 folding). Blue cloth boards with gilt Tibetan seal illustration on the front board. Page dimensions: 216 x 138mm. "In an earlier volume I have written about the history, and especially about the modern political position, of Tibet. The present book is an attempt to speak about the life of the people in their own homes." - from the Preface. Contents: Geographical; Historical; Shepherds and Herdsmen; The Peasants; The Nobility; The Traders; A Mercantile Nation; Beggars; Robbers; The Women; The Position of Women; Women's Work and Recreation; Marriage; The Children; Children and Others; Food; Drinking and Smoking; Ceremonial and Etiquette; Amusements; The New Year Games at Lhasa; The Last Rites; Appendixes; Bibliography. ; 8vo

Title: The People of Tibet

Author Name: Bell, Charles (Sir)

Categories: Category Available, test2, Tibet,

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: (1968)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: 14362

Keywords: NOISBN