From Tibet Confidentially: Secret Correspondence of The Thirteenth Dalai Lama To Agvan Dorzhiev
Author: Jampa Samten And Nikolay Tsyrempilov
The Essence of this book is twenty four letters stored for decades on the shelves of the National Museums of Buriatia reproduced here for the first time both as facsimile copies and in english traslation. the letters cover a pivotal period of modern Tibets history.1911-1925 When the great game entered its last dramatic stage. The Britist Raj and Russian emperor, Bolsheviks and academic Explorers, Chinese President and French Travelers-all these personages are discussed in the letters penned by the most important figures in the history of modern tibet.