In this book, Fosco Maraini recounts his travels to Tibet in 1939 and 1948, before it fell to China. He brings back to life a world which will never be seen again. In the tradition of Italian travellers from the days of Marco Polo, Maraini went to Tibet to learn, to understand, to give, and to receive.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Fosco Maraini travelled Tibet as a wanderer in the late 1940s. He talked to people of all backgrounds and classes. His book is very graphic.
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There is something about traveling in Tibet that makes Westerners reach for their pens. But of the literally dozens of travelers who have described their Tibetan adventures, few have possessed Fosco Maraini’s talent for writing.
Maraini describes Tibet as a kingdom of the sky and the su. glorious symbol of the most . glorious symbol of the most crystalline rationality, of serene and harmonious thought. And, he ponders, will not the interior life of the inhabitants of such a country resemble the nature that surrounds them? Not entirely. Writing to Maraini about Secret Tibet, the American art historian Bernard Berenson noted: I was there with you when you talked to Tibetans, lay and ecclesiastical, mystics, scholars, theologians, minstrels, shopkeepers, beggars, artisans and artists, proletarian priests and monks, peasants and shepherds. Indeed, Maraini had a truly democratic eye.
Fosco Maraini (Italian: ; 15 November 1912 – 8 June 2004) was an Italian photographer, anthropologist, ethnologist, writer, mountaineer and academic. As a photographer, Fosco Maraini is perhaps best known for his work in Tibet and Japan
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Italian explorer and travel writer who brought his understanding of the east to the west. He taught Italian literature at Kyoto University and Japanese literature at the University of Florence, the city where he was born and to which he always returned. From 1959 to 1964, he held a fellowship at the department of far eastern studies at St Antony's College, Oxford.