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Peter Aufschnaiter's Eight Years in Tibet - Hardcover - 2002
Orchid Press, 2002. Condition: Very Good. Great Condition - includes map in mint condition. Peter Aufschnaiter's Eight Years in Tibet - Hardcover This is a highly illustrated, personal account of Peter Aufschnaiter's eight-year sojourn in Tibet, characterized by his empathy for and understanding of Tibetan culture and enriched by his photographs and sketches. The text is a sensitive record of the Tibetans and their way of life and ends on the eve of the Chinese invasion that was to wreak such irreversible damage to this unique culture. * Includes Map of Lhasa and Norbuungka and Inner City Lhasa Product details Hardcover : 208 pages ISBN-10 : 9745240125 ISBN-13 : 978-9745240124 Publisher : Orchid Press, Bangkok, Thailand - 2002 Language: : English Shipping includes Insurance. Shipping will be with Priority Mail or Federal Express. Peter Aufschnaiter's Eight Years in Tibet Book review by Ed Peters(The South China Morning Post, Sunday 8 February 2004)It's impossible to read Peter Aufschnaiter's Eight Years In Tibet without a sense of envy. Here's a man who had followed his heart, scorning convention to live the way he wanted in the places he loved with little thought of material gain. Fate played a hand, of course. The second world war interrupted an expedition that the expert Tyrolean alpinist Aufschnaiter was leading on behalf of the German Himalayan Foundation, and he was interned by the British at Debra Dun in northern India. He spent the next four years learning Tibetan. After escaping, he made his way to Tibet, which he had decided was his spiritual home. Another conflic … [Click Below for Full Description]
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