History as Propaganda
Tibetan Exiles Versus the People's Republic of ChinaBook - 2004
Despite Chinese efforts to stop foreign countries from granting him visas, the Dalai Lama has become one of the most recognizable and best loved people on the planet, drawing enormous crowds wherever he goes. By contrast, China's charismatically-challenged leaders attract crowds of protestorswaving Tibetan flags and shouting "Free Tibet!" whenever they visit foreign countries. By now most Westerners probably think they understand the political situation in Tibet. But, John Powers argues, most Western scholars of Tibet evince a bias in favor of one side or the other in this continuingstruggle. Some of the most emotionally charged rhetoric, says Powers, is found in studies of Tibetan history. narratives.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
Branch Call Number: DS734.7 .P69 2004x
Characteristics: xiii, 207 p. : ill. ; 24 cm