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Author Harris, Clare.
Title The museum on the roof of the world : art, politics, and the representation of Tibet / Clare E. Harris.
Published Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012.
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 Floor3  N7346.T5 H37 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 314 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Buddhism and modernity
Buddhism and modernity.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [271]-306) and index.
Contents The Tibet Museum in the West -- The Younghusband mission and Tibetan art -- Picturing Tibet for the Imperial Archive -- Photography and the politics of memory -- The Tibet Museum in exile -- The Tibet Museum in Lhasa -- The invention of Tibetan contemporary art -- The Buddha goes global.
Subject Art, Tibetan -- Appreciation -- History.
Art, Tibetan -- Museums -- History.
Tantric-Buddhist art -- Appreciation -- History.
Museums -- Tibet Region -- History.
Xizang bo wu guan -- History.
Tibet Museum (Dharmsāla, India) -- History.
ISBN 0226317471 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
9780226317472 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
9780226317502 (e-book)
0226317501 (e-book)
OCLC number 775664146