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Buddhism Between Tibet and China

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Buddhism Between Tibet and China By Matthew Kapstein
2009 | 480 Pages | ISBN: 0861715810 | PDF | 6 MB

Buddhism Between Tibet and China
Exploring the long history of cultural exchange between 'the Roof of the World' and 'the Middle Kingdom,' features a collection of noteworthy essays that probe the nature of their relationship, spanning from the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907 CE) to the present day. Annotated and contextualized by noted scholar Matthew Kapstein and others, the historical accounts that comprise this volume display the rich dialogue between Tibet and China in the areas of scholarship, the fine arts, politics, philosophy, and religion. This thoughtful book provides insight into the surprisingly complex history behind the relationship from a variety of geographical regions.
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The Hindenburg Disaster of 1937 (Great Historic Disasters)

William W. Lace – The Hindenburg Disaster of 1937 (Great Historic Disasters)
Chelsea House Publications | 2008 | ISBN: 0791097390, 9780791097397 | English | 121 pages | PDF | 6.18 MB
These lively narratives are highly illustrated with full-color and black-and-white photographs, drawing readers into the accounts of these historical events. Beginning with the historical context of the event to depict life in that time and place, each book’s story builds to a vivid description of the disaster, discusses the aftermath, and then analyzes the way the disaster changed history and impacted the future.
On May 6, 1937, the celebrated airship Hindenburg caught fire during its landing in Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 36 people.
A German zeppelin, the Hindenburg was the largest airship ever built. It made numerous transatlantic journeys, offering passengers comfort and luxury during the years of the Great Depression. What was supposed to be a routine landing on the first transatlantic flight of the season ended in tragedy. Present at the site were many journalists, who were on hand to record the tragedy for the entire world to see, etching the indelible images on the minds of generations to come. The Hindenburg disaster was so great it effectively ended the practice of using dirigibles for passenger use. In The Hindenburg Disaster of 1937, read about what caused this tragedy.

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