New PDF release: Communist China and Tibet: The First Dozen Years

By George Ginsburgs,Michael Mathos

ISBN-10: 9401182361

ISBN-13: 9789401182362

The signing in Peking on may perhaps 27, 1951, of the 17-point contract on Measures for the peaceable Liberation of Tibet marked the top of Tibet's most recent forty-year interlude of de facto independence and formalized an association which, even though in a few respects differing from the sooner dating among China and Tibet, in precept yet reimposed the former's conventional suzerainty over the latter. on the grounds that then, the path and development of relatives among the vital executive and the so-called neighborhood executive of Tibet have passed through a sequence of drastic reappraisals and readjustments, culmi­ nating within the uprising of 1959 and the flight of the Dalai Lama to India. those occasions, including the hot degeneration of the Sino-Indian border dispute right into a full-fledged army disagreement, have served to dramatize the significance of Tibet from the viewpoint of worldwide method and global international relations. lengthy prior to that, besides the fact that, certainly ever for the reason that Tibet's career through the chinese language pink armies and the region's potent submission to Peking's authority, the Tibetan query had already assumed the prestige of an enormous political challenge and that for various sturdy purposes, inner in addition to overseas. From the vantage-point of family politics, the Tibetan factor was once from the very begin, and nonetheless is now, of top value on not less than 3 counts.

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