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Author Goldstein, Melvyn C.

Title A Tibetan revolutionary : the political life and times of Bapa Phüntso Wangye / Melvyn C. Goldstein, Dawei Sherap, and William R. Siebenschuh
Published Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 371 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Childhood in Batang -- The coup of Lobsang Thundrup -- School years -- Planning revolution -- Returning to Kham -- To Lhasa -- The Indian Communist Party -- On the verge of revolt -- Escape to Tibet -- From Lhasa to Yunnan -- The return to Batang -- The seventeen-point agreement -- To Lhasa again -- With the PLA in Lhasa -- A year of problems -- An interlude in Beijing -- Beginning reforms -- Tension in Lhasa -- Labeled a local nationalist -- To prison -- Solitary confinement -- A vow of silence -- Release from prison -- A new struggle -- Nationalities policy -- A comment by Phünwang
Summary This is the as-told-to political autobiography of Phüntso Wangye, one of the most important Tibetan revolutionary figures of the 20th century
Analysis Humaniora Historie
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Phun-tshogs-dbaṅ-rgyal, ʼBa-pa, 1922-2014.
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Sherap, Dawei, 1922-
Siebenschuh, William R.
LC no. 2003055224
ISBN 052094030X (electronic bk.)
9780520940307 (electronic bk.)