Shrines of a Thousand Buddhas
Dr. Giuseppe Tucci and his travelling companion, Captain Ghersi, once more enlighten the scholar and avid armchair reader with their daring tales and factual accounts of the life, art and culture in the Tibet of the 1930s.
Paperback, 272 pages
Published December 1st 2008 by Pilgrims Publishing
(first published October 15th 2008)
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Giuseppe Tucci was a scholar of oriental cultures, specializing in Tibet and the history of Buddhism. He taught at the University of Rome La Sapienza until his death, though he remained a visiting scholar at institutions throughout Europe and Asia, and served as the first Chair of Chinese Language and Literature at the University of Naples from 1931. He is considered one of the founders of the aca...moreMore about Giuseppe Tucci...