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The high road to China

George Bogle, the Panchen Lama, and the first British expedition to Tibet

1st American ed.

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Part I : Bengal & Bhutan 1774
The Panchen Lama's letter
Private commissions to Mr Bogle
Lazy, lolling palankins
Perpetual ascending and descending
The first European in these parts
Monkish to the greatest degree
Bloody work
Part II: Tibet 1774-1775
God's vicegerent
To Tashilhunpo
Thibet vocabulary
The business of a traveller
Living like a Thibetian
A last farewell
Part III: Bengal, Tibet & China 1775-1793
Melancholy hall
Tibet garden
To adventure for possibilities
The emperor's invitation
The meeting between the two
The pure light of the void
The tank
The golden urn.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-299) and index.

Other Titles
George Bogle, the Panchen Lama, and the first British expedition to Tibet

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
951/.5032
Library of Congress
DS785 .T42 2006

The Physical Object

Pagination
xvi, 316 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of pages
316

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24878116M
Internet Archive
highroadtochinag00telt
ISBN 10
0374217009
ISBN 13
9780374217006
LC Control Number
2006034071
OCLC/WorldCat
72871375

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