Joseph Rock

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Lamas, Princes, and Brigands: Joseph Rock's Photographs of the Tibetan Borderlands of China
by Michael Aris
Publisher's Description
"The photographs featured in Lamas, Princes, and Brigands provide a unique record of the cultures of the Tibetan tribes and principalities of western China, some of which have vanished or been transformed since the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949. . . . "--the publisher. Joseph Rock, an Austrian-born American went to China for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He photographed in the provinces of Muli, Choni, and Yongning, and in the mountain ranges of the Amnye Machen and Minya Konka. Aris' text adds information from scholars and Tibetan sources.
ISBN: 0295972092
Publisher: China House Gallery
Paperback : 144 pages
Language: English
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