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Authenticating Tibet : answers to China's 100 Questions, edited by Anne-Marie Blondeau and Katia Buffetrille ; with a foreword by Donald Lopez

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Authenticating Tibet : answers to China's 100 Questions
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Authenticating Tibet
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answers to China's 100 Questions
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edited by Anne-Marie Blondeau and Katia Buffetrille ; with a foreword by Donald Lopez
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Answers to China's 100 Questions
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Tibet est-il chinois? : réponses à Cent questions chinoises
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  • Blondeau, Anne-Marie
  • Buffetrille, Katia
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  • Human rights
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
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Authenticating Tibet : answers to China's 100 Questions, edited by Anne-Marie Blondeau and Katia Buffetrille ; with a foreword by Donald Lopez
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"Adapted and updated translation of Le Tibet est-il chinois? : réponses à Cent questions chinoises."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-361)
Contents
  • pt. 1. Historical facts -- 1. Some Tibetans in self-exile have repeatedly claimed that Tibet and China are two different countries. What does history have to say? -- The Tibetan Empire / Helga Uebach -- The Yuan dynasty / Elliot Sperling -- 2. Some Tibetans have argued that the Yuan emperor, Kublai Khan, and Pagba, a leading Tibetan lama of the Sagya sect, only established the religious relationship of "the benefactor and the lama" ; Political subordination was not involved. Is this right? / Elliot Sperling -- 3. How did the Yuan dynasty exercise its sovereignty over Tibet? / Elliot Sperling -- 4. It has been argued that the Mongolians incorporated Tibet into China by conquest in a manner not too dissimilar to Britain's occupation of India and Burma. What do you think of the claim that just as India cannot now regard Burma as part of its territory, so China cannot claim sovereignty over Tibet? / Elliot Sperling -- 5. Did the Ming and Qing dynasties continued to exercise sovereignty over Tibet established by the Yuan dynasty? -- The Ming dynasty / Elliot Sperling -- The Qing dynasty / Anne Chayet -- 6. Can you outline the origins of the Dalai Lama and the Bainqen Erdini? Did the establishment of these positions have anything to do with the Chinese central government? / Anne Chayet -- 7. Are there any historical documents which provide evidence that Tibet is part of China? / Anne Chayet -- 8. Why was the issue of "Tibetan independence" raised early in this century? / Tsering Shakya and Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 9. It has been claimed that China only has suzerainty over Tibet. Is this right? / Tsering Shakya -- 10. How did Britain and the United States interfere with China's domestic affairs with regard to Tibet in the past? / Tsering Shakya and Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 11. What are the views of foreign countries on the "independence of Tibet"? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 12. An American newspaper said that Tibet did not become part of China until 1950, and only in the late 1970s did the Carter administration officially recognize China's sovereignty over Tibet. Does this accord with history? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 13. Under what circumstances did the PLA decide to march into Tibet? / Samten Karmay -- 14. What was the content of the Agreement on Measures for the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet signed between China's central government and the local government of Tibet? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 15. What was the Dalai Lama's attitude towards this agreement? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 16. Since peaceful liberation, what policies has the Chinese government pursued in Tibet? / Elliot Sperling -- 17. What caused the 1959 rebellion in Tibet? / Jampa Panglung -- 18. How did the Chinese government deal with those who participated in the March 1959 rebellion? / Elliot Sperling --
  • pt. 2. Human rights -- 19. What were the conditions regarding human rights in Tibet before democratic reform? / Robert Barnett -- 20. What rights do the Tibetan people enjoy? / Robert Barnett -- 21. Some people have said that Tibet has several hundred prisons holding many thousands of political prisoners. Others have claimed that Tibet has 73 prisons with 80,000 prisoners. What are the facts? / Robert Barnett -- 22. Some foreign newspapers have claimed that the Chinese killed more than 1 million Tibetans. Is this true? / Robert Barnett -- 23. In 1987, two men were executed in Tibet. Were they political prisoners? / Robert Barnett -- 24. What is the true story of Geshi Luosang Wangzhu, a so-called ideological criminal the U.S. Congress has asked to be released? / Robert Barnett -- 25. It has been claimed that the Chinese have tried prisoners in Tibet at mass rallies, after which they were immediately killed. Is it true? / Robert Barnett -- 26. Some people have accused China of carrying out "racial segregation" and "racial discrimination" in Tibet. What is the reality? / Robert Barnett -- 27. Some people have said that Tibetans cannot act freely in Tibet, and that Tibetan cadres and children aged under 18 cannot travel abroad. Is this true? / Robert Barnett -- 28. The Dalai Lama and others say that Tibetan children have been deprived of the right to education and that Tibet has become an area of illiteracy. Is this true? / Robert Barnett -- 29. It is reported that there are serious problems of unemployment and child labor among Tibetans. Is that true? / Robert Barnett -- 30. People at the side of the Dalai Lama also said that the hospitals in Tibet only serve the Han people. Is that true? / Robert Barnett -- 31. How long is the average life span of Tibetans living in Tibet? How is it compared with what it was before the peaceful liberation of Tibet? / Robert Barnett -- 32. Some people have claimed that China practiced forced sterilization and the killing of infants in Tibet. Is this true? / Robert Barnett --
  • pt. 3. Policies towards the Dalai Lama -- 33. What policy has the central government adopted toward the Dalai Lama? / Per Kvaerne -- 34. If the Dalai Lama returns, can he settle in Tibet? / Per Kvaerne -- 35. What is the attitude of the Chinese government toward the Dalai Lama's visit to other countries? / Per Kvaerne -- 36. What is the basic divergence of views between the Dalai Lama and the Chinese government and people? / Per Kvaerne -- 37. What is the Chinese government's attitude towards the "five-point proposal" put forward by the Dalai Lama in the United States during September 1987? / Per Kvaerne -- 38. How does the Chinese government view the Dalai Lama's "new proposal" on Tibet he put forward in Strasbourg, France, in June 1988? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 39. How does the Chinese government value the idea of a "greater Tibetan autonomous region" suggested by some people around the Dalai Lama? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 40. Why doesn't China agree to apply the "one country, two systems" concept to Tibet? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 41. Will the Chinese government permit the Tibetans who fled abroad with the Dalai Lama and have acquired foreign citizenships to return? If so, what formalities should they go through before their homecoming visit? / Katia Buffetrille -- 42. The relations does the self-exiled Dalai Lama maintain with the Bainqen Lama? / Anne-Marie Blondeau --
  • pt. 4. Population -- 43. Has there been a decrease in the number of Tibetans since the peaceful liberation of Tibet in 1951? / Andrew M. Fischer -- 44. Dalai and his followers claim that 7.5 million Han have been emigrated to Tibet, and that Tibetans have become a minority nationality in the region. Is that true? / Andrew M. Fischer -- 45. What is the Tibetan population? How is it distributed? / Andrew M. Fischer -- 46. How many minority nationalities are there in China? / Andrew M. Fischer -- 47. How many minority ethnic groups are there in Tibet? / Andrew M. Fischer --
  • pt. 5. Religious belief -- 48. What policies has the Chinese government adopted toward religious belief in Tibet? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 49. Some people claim that the Chinese Communist Party has eliminated religion in Tibet. is this true? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 50. Did the Chinese government appropriate money for renovating monasteries in Tibet in order to attract more foreign tourists? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 51. Are Tibetans free to take part in religious activities? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 52. How are Tibet's monasteries administered? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 53. Are there any professional schools for training religious workers in Tibet? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 54. Please give a brief account of the lamasery life. Do lamas suffer many privations? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 55. Which monasteries are famous in Tibet? And what is the situation they are in now? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 56. When did Tibetan Buddhism come into being? How many sects does it have? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 57. It has been reported that China will set up a "Tibetan Buddhism Guidance Committee." What will be its tasks? / Anne-Marie Blondeau --
  • pt. 6. Right to autonomy -- 58. What policies has the Chinese government adopted in regard to minority nationalities? / Thierry Dodin -- 59. When was the Tibet Autonomous Region founded? How many autonomous regions are there in China? / Thierry Dodin -- 60. As one of the autonomous regions, what rights does Tibet have? / Thierry Dodin -- 61. How many decrees on self-government have been formulated by the Tibet Autonomous Region? / Thierry Dodin -- 62. What is the proportion of Tibetans to Han in the Tibet Autonomous Region's civil service? / Thierry Dodin -- 63. Who were the heads of all previous governments of the Tibet Autonomous Region? Were they all Tibetans? / Thierry Dodin -- 64. Who have served as the standing committee chairmen of the Tibet Autonomous Regional People's Congress? What nationality were they? / Thierry Dodin -- 65. How many counties and cities does the Tibet Autonomous Region have under its jurisdiction? What are the nationalities of the county magistrates and mayors? / Thierry Dodin -- 66. Are there any other Tibet autonomous areas in China apart from the Tibet Autonomous Region? / Thierry Dodin -- 67. Why are none of the first secretaries of the Tibet Autonomous Regional Committee of the Chinese Communist Party Tibetans? / Thierry Dodin --
  • pt. 7. Culture and education -- 68. What is the policy adopted by China regarding traditional Tibetan culture? / Amy Heller, Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 69. Some foreign newspapers have claimed that China has paid no attention to Tibet's history and culture. What are the facts? / Amy Heller -- 70. What is the Chinese government's attitude towards traditional Tibetan literature and art? / Amy Heller, Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 71. What work has been done to protect cultural relics and historical sites in Tibet? / Amy Heller -- 72. What is the situation of Tibetan studies in China? / Amy Heller, Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 73. What does the China Tibetan Studies Center do? Who runs it? / Amy Heller -- 74. It is said that traditional Tibetan medical science is very special. What has China done to develop it? / Fernand Meyer -- 75. How about the use of Tibetan language? / Amy Heller, Anne-Marie Blondeau --
  • pt. 8. Economic development -- Historical comparisons / Andrew M. Fischer -- The legacy of state intervention in the Tibetan areas over the past fifty years / Andrew M. Fischer -- 77. What policies and assistance has the central government provided in regard to economic development in Tibet? -- 76. What is the status of economic development in Tibet? -- Constraints and favorable conditions for development / Andrew M. Fischer -- 78. What advantages does Tibet have for its economic development? -- 83. What are the main problems Tibet faces in developing its economy? -- Foreign investment and trade / Andrew M. Fischer -- 79. Are there any Sino-foreign joint ventures or solely foreign-funded projects in Tibet? -- 80. How does Tibet attempt to cooperate with foreign factories? -- 81. How do foreign people invest in Tibet? -- 82. How about Tibet's tourist resources? How do foreign people travel in Tibet? / Katia Buffetrille -- 84. It is reported that China has deployed nuclear weapons and dumped nuclear waste in Tibet, damaging the environment there. Is that true? / Thierry Dodin --
  • pt. 9. Livelihood of the people -- 85. How are the living conditions in Tibet today compared with the past? / Katia Buffetrille -- 86. Why are the living standards of Tibetans lower than [those of] the Han people in other places? / Andrew M. Fischer -- 87. Do the Tibetan and Han people enjoy equal payment for same work? / Katia Buffetrille -- 88. What customs and habits are there in Tibet? / Katia Buffetrille, Janet Gyatso -- 89. What festivals are there in Tibet? / Katia Buffetrille, Janet Gyatso --
  • pt. 10. About the riots in Lhasa -- 90. Some people have said that the demonstrations which occurred in Lhasa in 1987 and 1988, despite being peaceful, were forcibly suppressed. Is this true? / Robert Barnett -- 91. What caused the riots, and did it have anything to do with the Dalai clique? / Robert Barnett -- 92. Some people have said that in putting down the riots in Lhasa, the police arrested and beat people indiscriminately, killing quite a few. What is the truth? / Robert Barnett -- 93. Of all those arrested in the riots, how many have been set free and how many are still in prison? How well are they treated in prison? What will happen to them? How many rioters, if any, were executed? / Robert Barnett -- 94. Were any foreign tourists or reporters at the scene of the riots? If there were, were they detained, warned, or deported? / Robert Barnett -- 95. How do religious leaders and the residents of Lhasa view these riots since September 1987? / Robert Barnett -- 96. Why were foreigners not allowed to travel nor foreign reporters permitted to cover news in Tibet during riots? / Robert Barnett -- 97. After the riots in Lhasa, were any leaders of the Tibet Autonomous Region dismissed or promoted? Are more soldiers or policemen to be sent to Tibet? / Robert Barnett -- 98. What countermeasures have the Tibetan authorities taken since the riots? Are the masses allowed to hold parades and demonstrations? / Robert Barnett -- 99. What is the situation in Tibet now? / Robert Barnett -- 100. Some foreign newspapers said recently that the Tibet authorities have dispatched people to temples and monasteries to throw out those lamas and nuns who participated in the riots. Is this true? / Robert Barnett -- A comparative chronology of Tibet and China -- Glossary
Control code
87772917
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
[xxxii], 364 p.
Isbn
9780520244641
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007012135
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)87772917
Label
Authenticating Tibet : answers to China's 100 Questions, edited by Anne-Marie Blondeau and Katia Buffetrille ; with a foreword by Donald Lopez
Publication
Note
"Adapted and updated translation of Le Tibet est-il chinois? : réponses à Cent questions chinoises."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-361)
Contents
  • pt. 1. Historical facts -- 1. Some Tibetans in self-exile have repeatedly claimed that Tibet and China are two different countries. What does history have to say? -- The Tibetan Empire / Helga Uebach -- The Yuan dynasty / Elliot Sperling -- 2. Some Tibetans have argued that the Yuan emperor, Kublai Khan, and Pagba, a leading Tibetan lama of the Sagya sect, only established the religious relationship of "the benefactor and the lama" ; Political subordination was not involved. Is this right? / Elliot Sperling -- 3. How did the Yuan dynasty exercise its sovereignty over Tibet? / Elliot Sperling -- 4. It has been argued that the Mongolians incorporated Tibet into China by conquest in a manner not too dissimilar to Britain's occupation of India and Burma. What do you think of the claim that just as India cannot now regard Burma as part of its territory, so China cannot claim sovereignty over Tibet? / Elliot Sperling -- 5. Did the Ming and Qing dynasties continued to exercise sovereignty over Tibet established by the Yuan dynasty? -- The Ming dynasty / Elliot Sperling -- The Qing dynasty / Anne Chayet -- 6. Can you outline the origins of the Dalai Lama and the Bainqen Erdini? Did the establishment of these positions have anything to do with the Chinese central government? / Anne Chayet -- 7. Are there any historical documents which provide evidence that Tibet is part of China? / Anne Chayet -- 8. Why was the issue of "Tibetan independence" raised early in this century? / Tsering Shakya and Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 9. It has been claimed that China only has suzerainty over Tibet. Is this right? / Tsering Shakya -- 10. How did Britain and the United States interfere with China's domestic affairs with regard to Tibet in the past? / Tsering Shakya and Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 11. What are the views of foreign countries on the "independence of Tibet"? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 12. An American newspaper said that Tibet did not become part of China until 1950, and only in the late 1970s did the Carter administration officially recognize China's sovereignty over Tibet. Does this accord with history? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 13. Under what circumstances did the PLA decide to march into Tibet? / Samten Karmay -- 14. What was the content of the Agreement on Measures for the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet signed between China's central government and the local government of Tibet? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 15. What was the Dalai Lama's attitude towards this agreement? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 16. Since peaceful liberation, what policies has the Chinese government pursued in Tibet? / Elliot Sperling -- 17. What caused the 1959 rebellion in Tibet? / Jampa Panglung -- 18. How did the Chinese government deal with those who participated in the March 1959 rebellion? / Elliot Sperling --
  • pt. 2. Human rights -- 19. What were the conditions regarding human rights in Tibet before democratic reform? / Robert Barnett -- 20. What rights do the Tibetan people enjoy? / Robert Barnett -- 21. Some people have said that Tibet has several hundred prisons holding many thousands of political prisoners. Others have claimed that Tibet has 73 prisons with 80,000 prisoners. What are the facts? / Robert Barnett -- 22. Some foreign newspapers have claimed that the Chinese killed more than 1 million Tibetans. Is this true? / Robert Barnett -- 23. In 1987, two men were executed in Tibet. Were they political prisoners? / Robert Barnett -- 24. What is the true story of Geshi Luosang Wangzhu, a so-called ideological criminal the U.S. Congress has asked to be released? / Robert Barnett -- 25. It has been claimed that the Chinese have tried prisoners in Tibet at mass rallies, after which they were immediately killed. Is it true? / Robert Barnett -- 26. Some people have accused China of carrying out "racial segregation" and "racial discrimination" in Tibet. What is the reality? / Robert Barnett -- 27. Some people have said that Tibetans cannot act freely in Tibet, and that Tibetan cadres and children aged under 18 cannot travel abroad. Is this true? / Robert Barnett -- 28. The Dalai Lama and others say that Tibetan children have been deprived of the right to education and that Tibet has become an area of illiteracy. Is this true? / Robert Barnett -- 29. It is reported that there are serious problems of unemployment and child labor among Tibetans. Is that true? / Robert Barnett -- 30. People at the side of the Dalai Lama also said that the hospitals in Tibet only serve the Han people. Is that true? / Robert Barnett -- 31. How long is the average life span of Tibetans living in Tibet? How is it compared with what it was before the peaceful liberation of Tibet? / Robert Barnett -- 32. Some people have claimed that China practiced forced sterilization and the killing of infants in Tibet. Is this true? / Robert Barnett --
  • pt. 3. Policies towards the Dalai Lama -- 33. What policy has the central government adopted toward the Dalai Lama? / Per Kvaerne -- 34. If the Dalai Lama returns, can he settle in Tibet? / Per Kvaerne -- 35. What is the attitude of the Chinese government toward the Dalai Lama's visit to other countries? / Per Kvaerne -- 36. What is the basic divergence of views between the Dalai Lama and the Chinese government and people? / Per Kvaerne -- 37. What is the Chinese government's attitude towards the "five-point proposal" put forward by the Dalai Lama in the United States during September 1987? / Per Kvaerne -- 38. How does the Chinese government view the Dalai Lama's "new proposal" on Tibet he put forward in Strasbourg, France, in June 1988? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 39. How does the Chinese government value the idea of a "greater Tibetan autonomous region" suggested by some people around the Dalai Lama? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 40. Why doesn't China agree to apply the "one country, two systems" concept to Tibet? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 41. Will the Chinese government permit the Tibetans who fled abroad with the Dalai Lama and have acquired foreign citizenships to return? If so, what formalities should they go through before their homecoming visit? / Katia Buffetrille -- 42. The relations does the self-exiled Dalai Lama maintain with the Bainqen Lama? / Anne-Marie Blondeau --
  • pt. 4. Population -- 43. Has there been a decrease in the number of Tibetans since the peaceful liberation of Tibet in 1951? / Andrew M. Fischer -- 44. Dalai and his followers claim that 7.5 million Han have been emigrated to Tibet, and that Tibetans have become a minority nationality in the region. Is that true? / Andrew M. Fischer -- 45. What is the Tibetan population? How is it distributed? / Andrew M. Fischer -- 46. How many minority nationalities are there in China? / Andrew M. Fischer -- 47. How many minority ethnic groups are there in Tibet? / Andrew M. Fischer --
  • pt. 5. Religious belief -- 48. What policies has the Chinese government adopted toward religious belief in Tibet? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 49. Some people claim that the Chinese Communist Party has eliminated religion in Tibet. is this true? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 50. Did the Chinese government appropriate money for renovating monasteries in Tibet in order to attract more foreign tourists? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 51. Are Tibetans free to take part in religious activities? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 52. How are Tibet's monasteries administered? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 53. Are there any professional schools for training religious workers in Tibet? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 54. Please give a brief account of the lamasery life. Do lamas suffer many privations? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 55. Which monasteries are famous in Tibet? And what is the situation they are in now? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 56. When did Tibetan Buddhism come into being? How many sects does it have? / Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 57. It has been reported that China will set up a "Tibetan Buddhism Guidance Committee." What will be its tasks? / Anne-Marie Blondeau --
  • pt. 6. Right to autonomy -- 58. What policies has the Chinese government adopted in regard to minority nationalities? / Thierry Dodin -- 59. When was the Tibet Autonomous Region founded? How many autonomous regions are there in China? / Thierry Dodin -- 60. As one of the autonomous regions, what rights does Tibet have? / Thierry Dodin -- 61. How many decrees on self-government have been formulated by the Tibet Autonomous Region? / Thierry Dodin -- 62. What is the proportion of Tibetans to Han in the Tibet Autonomous Region's civil service? / Thierry Dodin -- 63. Who were the heads of all previous governments of the Tibet Autonomous Region? Were they all Tibetans? / Thierry Dodin -- 64. Who have served as the standing committee chairmen of the Tibet Autonomous Regional People's Congress? What nationality were they? / Thierry Dodin -- 65. How many counties and cities does the Tibet Autonomous Region have under its jurisdiction? What are the nationalities of the county magistrates and mayors? / Thierry Dodin -- 66. Are there any other Tibet autonomous areas in China apart from the Tibet Autonomous Region? / Thierry Dodin -- 67. Why are none of the first secretaries of the Tibet Autonomous Regional Committee of the Chinese Communist Party Tibetans? / Thierry Dodin --
  • pt. 7. Culture and education -- 68. What is the policy adopted by China regarding traditional Tibetan culture? / Amy Heller, Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 69. Some foreign newspapers have claimed that China has paid no attention to Tibet's history and culture. What are the facts? / Amy Heller -- 70. What is the Chinese government's attitude towards traditional Tibetan literature and art? / Amy Heller, Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 71. What work has been done to protect cultural relics and historical sites in Tibet? / Amy Heller -- 72. What is the situation of Tibetan studies in China? / Amy Heller, Anne-Marie Blondeau -- 73. What does the China Tibetan Studies Center do? Who runs it? / Amy Heller -- 74. It is said that traditional Tibetan medical science is very special. What has China done to develop it? / Fernand Meyer -- 75. How about the use of Tibetan language? / Amy Heller, Anne-Marie Blondeau --
  • pt. 8. Economic development -- Historical comparisons / Andrew M. Fischer -- The legacy of state intervention in the Tibetan areas over the past fifty years / Andrew M. Fischer -- 77. What policies and assistance has the central government provided in regard to economic development in Tibet? -- 76. What is the status of economic development in Tibet? -- Constraints and favorable conditions for development / Andrew M. Fischer -- 78. What advantages does Tibet have for its economic development? -- 83. What are the main problems Tibet faces in developing its economy? -- Foreign investment and trade / Andrew M. Fischer -- 79. Are there any Sino-foreign joint ventures or solely foreign-funded projects in Tibet? -- 80. How does Tibet attempt to cooperate with foreign factories? -- 81. How do foreign people invest in Tibet? -- 82. How about Tibet's tourist resources? How do foreign people travel in Tibet? / Katia Buffetrille -- 84. It is reported that China has deployed nuclear weapons and dumped nuclear waste in Tibet, damaging the environment there. Is that true? / Thierry Dodin --
  • pt. 9. Livelihood of the people -- 85. How are the living conditions in Tibet today compared with the past? / Katia Buffetrille -- 86. Why are the living standards of Tibetans lower than [those of] the Han people in other places? / Andrew M. Fischer -- 87. Do the Tibetan and Han people enjoy equal payment for same work? / Katia Buffetrille -- 88. What customs and habits are there in Tibet? / Katia Buffetrille, Janet Gyatso -- 89. What festivals are there in Tibet? / Katia Buffetrille, Janet Gyatso --
  • pt. 10. About the riots in Lhasa -- 90. Some people have said that the demonstrations which occurred in Lhasa in 1987 and 1988, despite being peaceful, were forcibly suppressed. Is this true? / Robert Barnett -- 91. What caused the riots, and did it have anything to do with the Dalai clique? / Robert Barnett -- 92. Some people have said that in putting down the riots in Lhasa, the police arrested and beat people indiscriminately, killing quite a few. What is the truth? / Robert Barnett -- 93. Of all those arrested in the riots, how many have been set free and how many are still in prison? How well are they treated in prison? What will happen to them? How many rioters, if any, were executed? / Robert Barnett -- 94. Were any foreign tourists or reporters at the scene of the riots? If there were, were they detained, warned, or deported? / Robert Barnett -- 95. How do religious leaders and the residents of Lhasa view these riots since September 1987? / Robert Barnett -- 96. Why were foreigners not allowed to travel nor foreign reporters permitted to cover news in Tibet during riots? / Robert Barnett -- 97. After the riots in Lhasa, were any leaders of the Tibet Autonomous Region dismissed or promoted? Are more soldiers or policemen to be sent to Tibet? / Robert Barnett -- 98. What countermeasures have the Tibetan authorities taken since the riots? Are the masses allowed to hold parades and demonstrations? / Robert Barnett -- 99. What is the situation in Tibet now? / Robert Barnett -- 100. Some foreign newspapers said recently that the Tibet authorities have dispatched people to temples and monasteries to throw out those lamas and nuns who participated in the riots. Is this true? / Robert Barnett -- A comparative chronology of Tibet and China -- Glossary
Control code
87772917
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
[xxxii], 364 p.
Isbn
9780520244641
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007012135
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)87772917

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