By John Kenneth Knaus
Since the past due Nineteen Fifties, the rugged get to the bottom of of the Dalai Lama and his humans and the transforming into appreciate for his or her efforts to loose their place of birth from chinese language career have made Tibet's political and cultural prestige a urgent factor in overseas affairs. So has the belief via international locations, together with the U.S., that their geopolitical pursuits might most sensible be served through the defeat of the chinese language and the success of Tibetan self-determination. Beyond Shangri-La presents certain perception into the efforts of the U.S. executive and devoted U.S. electorate to aid a loose Tibet.
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Beyond Shangri-La: America and Tibet's Move into the Twenty-First Century (American encounters/global interactions) by John Kenneth Knaus