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  • Title: Tibet: The Secret Continent
  • Author: Michel Peissel
  • ISBN: 9780312309534
  • Page: 106
  • Format: Hardcover

  • With 250 accompanying photographs, Michael Peissel tells the history of the early Tibetans and the subsequent golden age of Tibetan Buddhism under the monk Richen Zampo He examines the spiritual aspects that are so important in Tibetan life and the modern international success of Lamanism Chronicling the paths of early explorers, Peissel relates Tibet s plunder and destrWith 250 accompanying photographs, Michael Peissel tells the history of the early Tibetans and the subsequent golden age of Tibetan Buddhism under the monk Richen Zampo He examines the spiritual aspects that are so important in Tibetan life and the modern international success of Lamanism Chronicling the paths of early explorers, Peissel relates Tibet s plunder and destruction, from its dismembering in colonial times to the Chinese takeover He looks at the uniqueness of the Himalayas, where flora and fauna have evolved to suit the high altitude and resulted in such extraordinary species of animals as the yak and the Takin, a huge goat Through his writing and photography, Michael Peissel brings to life the geographical, spiritual, and intellectual heart of Tibet.
    Michel Peissel
    Michel Georges Francois Peissel was a French ethnologist, explorer and author He wrote twenty books mostly on his Himalayan and Tibetan expeditions Peissel was an emeritus member of the Explorers Club and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society Raised in England, Peissel later studied a year at Oxford University and the Harvard Business School and obtained a doctorate in Tibetan Ethnology from the Sorbonne, Paris.Michel Peissel in the English enpedia wiki Michel_Michel Peissel in the French frpedia wiki Michel_


    Commentaires:

    Tim Martin
    _Tibet: The Secret Continent_ by Michel Peissel was one I had originally bought for its gorgeous photography as it includes many jaw-dropping pictures of the absolutely epic Tibetan landscape, diverse Tibetan peoples, and fascinating wildlife.The introduction chapter points out just how large Tibet is; the author does not limit himself to any "one Tibet," such as Chinese Tibet. No, he speaks of Greater Tibet, a vast region centering on the Tibetan plateau, a "secret continent" set in the very he [...]

    Raghu Parthasarathy
    The author, who has explored the area for decades, writes about the geography, people, and especially the history of Tibet, considering not only the present-day boundary of Tibet but the surrounding Himalayan kingdoms that made up a broader, linked, unit. It’s an excellent book. It has some flaws – its treatment of recent history is very brief, and it occasionally has some typos and lapses of clarity – but I’ll give it five stars anyway because (i) its encompassing of “greater Tibet” [...]

    Nicole
    A longtime fan of Michel Peissel, having read most of his books on Himalayan countries, I found this book on Tibet especially satisfying. Peissel's amazing photographs, along with his clear, sensitive thorough description of Tibet's history, geography, religion and amazing resilience unfolded the Tibet I saw and love right back into my life. I know I'll read it again and again and consult it whenever I have a question about that part in the world.I always have it close at hand, whenever I want t [...]

    Vusal
    I want to read because I'm interested Tibet. I want to know,I want lo learn.

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