Overview for History and Geography of Tibet
Tibet is situated on a high plateau surrounded by mountain passes. Covering an area in excess of 2.5 million square kilometers, it borders of India, Nepal, Bhutan and Burma to the south, Eastern Turkistan to the north and China on the east. Owing to its unique physical features, it occupies the most strategic position in Central Asia. The present volume History and Geography of Tibet presents in-depth the chequered history and geographical accounts of this mountainous area from the earliest times of the present.
Usha Sharma (Editor)
Dr. Usha Sharma a well-known academic and research scientist, has published several research papers in science and research journals in India and abroad. Dr. Sharma believes that science and spirituality do not conflict with each other. Scientific-spiritual perception of human reality can provide insights and help resolve various nagging conflicts. Besides being a scientist, Dr. Usha Sharma is also a social activist and a freelance journalist. Human rights, women's rights and criminal tendencies among the educated classes are some of her major concerns. She hopes that man is on his way to develop a world culture based upon the best that has been thought and achieved through time anywhere. For developing such a world culture, she is willing to strive along with others.
S K Sharma (Editor)
Suresh K. Sharma (b. 1946) an alumnus of Delhi University, opted for the library profession after obataining post-graduation in Modern Indian History and Bachelor of Library Science in the early seventies. Documentation bibliography and indexing have been his special forte. He has to his credit, a number of publications and to name a few: Fifty Years of Indian Historical Writings, Social Sciences in Modern India, Kashmir Through the Ages, Delhi Through the Ages, Cultural and Religious Heritage of India, Encyclopaedia of Higher Education: The Indian perspective.