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To Lhasa in disguise

William Montgomery McGovern

To Lhasa in disguise

secret expedition through mysterious Tibet.

by William Montgomery McGovern

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Published by Butterworth in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13718761M

  Buy To Lhasa In Disguise by William M. McGovern from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: When McGovern visited Tibet, he dyed his skin with walnut juice and iodine and poured lemon juice in his blue eyes to darken their color, according to his famous book To Lhasa in Disguise. (Check out highlights from the journey, produced by the British Exploration Syndicate as a companion to the book. The minute grainy, black-and-white.

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  Buy To Lhasa in Disguise by William McGovern, Jr. from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: William Mcgovern, Jr. about Lhasa? 5. Discuss the importance of the "iron bridge" experience to the author's quest as well as to the element of storytelling in the book. 6. Why did the author and Yongden travel as Tibetan pilgrims? What were the advantages and disadvantages of David-Néel's disguise? 7.


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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. There were two Asian lands forbidden to Westerners in the early twent /5. Passing through Gyantse and Shigatse he entered Lhasa undetected. The book, like all travel and descriptive book, does not miss to recount of relate all that the author passed through or experienced.

The topography, the people, their habits and customs, the observations on the camp men, sundry officials are described in an amusing manner.5/5(2).

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Add to Wishlist. To Lhasa In Disguise by Mcgovern. Paperback $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $Brand: The Long Riders' Guild. To Lhasa in Disguise: A Secret Exhibition Through Mysterious Tibet which is thrilling by reason of the size and color and significance of the and especially Lhasa, its capital city, is guarded from outsiders by fanatic natives, and the country is further guarded by the giant mountain ranges that hem it in.

continued in Author: William Montgomery Mcgovern. In his book To Lhasa in Disguise, McGovern claims he had to sneak into the country disguised as a local porter. As Time reported in As Time reported in With a few Tibetan servants, he climbed through the wild, snowy passes of the : SeptemNew York, New York.

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Title: To Lhasa in Disguise. An Account of a Secret Expedition through Mysterious Tibet Author: William Montgomery McGovern Publisher: London: Thornton Butterworth, First edition, second impression. Condition: Hardcover, grey cloth. Cover faded, but otherwise in good condition.

Firmly bound. With photographs. To Lhasa in Disguise: A Secret Expedition Through Mysterious Tibet. William Montgomery McGovern. Asian Educational Services, - Tibet (China) - pages.

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Hardcover. The centre of the Tibetan Buddhist world for over a millennium, Lhasa (ལྷ་ས་, 拉萨, Lāsà, literally the 'Place of the Gods') remains largely a city of wonders. Your first view of the red-and-white Potala Palace soaring above the Holy City raises goosebumps and the charming whitewashed old Tibetan quarter continues to preserve the.

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