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Tibetan Rescue: The Extraordinary Quest to Save the Sacred Art Treasures of Tibet

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Logan, who founded the nonprofit Kham Aid Foundation to support conservation of the murals of Tibet's Pewar Monastery, provides a firsthand look at Tibetan culture and the fate of their Buddhist monasteries under Chinese Communist rule. Maps, color and b&w illustrations, and appended material (with some references) help detail her travels from 1994-98 among these people, their languages, treasures, and conservation techniques.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780804834216
Subtitle:
The Extraordinary Quest to Save the Sacred Art Treasures of Tibet
Author:
Logan, Pamela
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
China
Subject:
Tibet
Subject:
Conservation and restoration
Subject:
History - Asian
Subject:
Temples, Buddhist.
Subject:
Mural painting and decoration, Buddhist
Subject:
Techniques - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
[5]
Publication Date:
January 2002
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
227
Dimensions:
9.70x6.31x.91 in. 1.20 lbs.

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