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4 edition of Tibet. found in the catalog.

Tibet.

Tibet.

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Published by Grolier Educational in Danbury, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tibet (China),
  • China,
  • Tibet
    • Subjects:
    • Festivals -- China -- Tibet -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Holidays -- China -- Tibet -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Festivals -- Tibet (China),
    • Holidays -- Tibet (China),
    • Tibet (China) -- Religious life and customs -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Tibet (China) -- Social life and customs.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the customs and beliefs connected to some of the special occasions celebrated in Tibet, including Losar, Zamling Chisang, and Wangkor. Includes recipes and related activities.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesPortrait of the country through its festivals and traditions
      SeriesFiesta!, Fiesta! (Danbury, Conn.)
      ContributionsGrolier Educational (Firm)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT4883.A3 T57 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL384959M
      ISBN 100717293394, 0717293246
      LC Control Number98047565


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