Tibetan foothold by Dervla Murphy

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Published by John Murray in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Refugees, Tibetan -- India,
  • Refugee children -- India,
  • Tibetans -- India,
  • Refugee camps -- India

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementDervla Murphy.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 206 p., [14] p. of plates :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13567017M
OCLC/WorldCa1474138

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