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Author Teltscher, Kate.

Title The high road to China : George Bogle, the Panchen Lama, and the first British expedition to Tibet / Kate Teltscher.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  951.5 TEL    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  951.5 TEL    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  951.5032 TE    Check Shelf
Edition First American edition.
Description xvi, 316 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [291]-299) and index.
Contents Part I : Bengal & Bhutan 1774 -- The Panchen Lama's letter -- Private commissions to Mr Bogle -- Lazy, lolling palankins -- Perpetual ascending and descending -- The first European in these parts -- Monkish to the greatest degree -- Bloody work -- Part II: Tibet 1774-1775 -- God's vicegerent -- To Tashilhunpo -- Thibet vocabulary -- The business of a traveller -- Living like a Thibetian -- A last farewell -- Part III: Bengal, Tibet & China 1775-1793 -- Melancholy hall -- Tibet garden -- To adventure for possibilities -- The emperor's invitation -- The meeting between the two -- The pure light of the void -- The tank -- The golden urn.
Subject Bogle, George, 1746-1781 -- Travel -- China -- Tibet.
Dpal-ldan-ye-shes, Panchen Lama VI, 1738-1780 -- Travel -- China.
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
Added Title George Bogle, the Panchen Lama, and the first British expedition to Tibet
ISBN 9780374217006 hardcover alkaline paper
Standard No. 9780374217006
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