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Family Reunion or Shotgun Wedding?

John Powers

in History As Propaganda

Published in print October 2004 | ISBN: 9780195174267
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835447 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195174267.003.0004
 Family Reunion or Shotgun Wedding?

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The Chinese takeover of Tibet in the 1950s is the focus of this chapter. It looks at the narratives that have developed around the event, and how each side presents its version, extracting keywords that reflect the general tenor of their respective discourses.

Keywords: Tibet; Chinese invasion; Dalai Lama; Seventeen-Point Agreement; Mao Zedong; March 1959 Tibetan Uprising; Old Tibet; A. Tom Grunfeld

Chapter.  16639 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Buddhism

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