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Daughter of Tibet by Rinchen Dolma Taring

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Published by Allied Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Taring, Rinchen Dolma, -- 1910-,,
  • Wives -- China -- Tibet -- Biography.,
  • Tibet (China) -- Officials and employees.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRinchen Dolma Taring.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 280 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22090245M

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