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Alexander Csoma De Koros (2 Vols-Set)


Price : Rs1,200.00 | $ 40.00

Published by  : The Asiatic Society, Kolkata

Pages : 896 pp plates Maps

Year : 2007

ISBN : -

Vol. I. Csoma Korosi's Planet: Foreword. Preface. Introduction. A short overview of Csoma's life and achievements. Acknowledgements. 1. William Moorcroft's ad hoc secretary. 2. William Moorcroft's pioneering memorandum. 3. Csoma Korosi's Zanskari guides in Tibetan learning. 4. Dr. Gerard's plan with Csoma for a pilgrimage. 5. Csoma Korosi's intervention between Hodgson and turnour. 6. Extracts from letters by Csoma Korosi published in his lifetime but omitted in his collected works. 7. Csoma, the librarian, and his lower Saxon background. 8. Pia Memoria : Alexander Csoma Korosi, Dr. Theodore Duka and Sir Aurel Stein. 9. Csoma Korosi's pseudonym. 10. Csoma Korosi : Himalayan hermit or nationalistic activist? 11. Bodhisattva Csoma Korosi : myth or reality? 12. The cult of Csoma and politics. Appendix: the most consequential agents in Csoma's cult, their background and effects on the hero's image. Bibliography. Addendum : The Tibetan MSS of the Malan bequest in the Bodleian Library and their relation to the life and works of Csoma Korosi. Index.
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