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water-horse and other years

K. Dhondup

water-horse and other years

a history of 17th and 18th century Tibet

by K. Dhondup

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Published by Library of Tibetan Works & Archives in Dharamsala, H.P., India .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tibet (China) -- History -- 17th century,
  • Tibet (China) -- History -- 18th century,
  • Asia, Central -- History -- 17th century,
  • Asia, Central -- History -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Gift of Henry G. Schwarz.

    Statementby K. Dhondup.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination106 p. ;
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15561467M
    ISBN 108185102341
    OCLC/WorldCa70139907

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