By Filippo De Filippi

ISBN-10: 0415511437

ISBN-13: 9780415511438

First released in 1932.
As good as an in depth advent, this variation includes notes to all 4 books, a bibliographical index, a basic index and an index of Tibetan phrases. The creation is especially precious in that it units the significance of Desideri's venture within the normal context of the Jesuit Missions to Tibet.
In Desideri's account we obtain the 1st actual basic description of Tibet: from the wildlife to the sociological and anthropological points of the folks and an entire exposition of Lamaism. His is the single entire reconstruction that we own of the Tibetan faith, based completely on canonical texts. And all of this greater than a century sooner than Europeans had any wisdom of the Tibetan language.

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