In Exile from the Land of Snows

In Exile from the Land of Snows :

The Definitive Account of the Dalai Lama and Tibet
Since the Chinese Conquest

John F. Avedon

HH the Dalai Lama

Harpercollins (April 1998)

Paperback / 448 pages

Table of Contents

Preface to the Harper Perennial Edition


1 Before the Fall 1933-1950


2 Occupation 1950-1959


3 In Exile from the Land of Snows 1959-1960


4 Reconstruction 1960-1974


5 The Fight for Tibet 1959-1984


6 Tibetan Medicine: The Science of Healing


7 On Pilgrimage with the Dalai Lama


8 The Wheel of Protection


9 Tibet Enslaved 1959-1965


10 The Long Night 1966-1977


11 Return 1977-1984



An Interview with the Dalai Lama

The Value of Religion for Society


His Life


Tibet: Today and Tomorrow


The Universe: Mind and Matter


Cyclic Existence and Sentient Beings


Emptiness: The Two Truths


Notes to pages 361-411


Chronology of Major Tibet-Related Events

A Note on Sources