Table of contents for Soviet Russia and Tibet : the debacle of secret diplomacy, 1918-1930s / by Alexandre Andreyev.

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Acknowledgments                                            ix
Foreword  Looking for Russian sources                     xiii

Chapter One : Tsarist Russia and Tibet: An Unwelcome Rapprochement      1

Chapter Two : The Bolsheviks enter the scene                 69

Chapter Three : Moscow's first Encounter with Lhasa, 1921-1922       117

Chapter Four : The Soviet Challenge: The Borisov Mission, 1923-1925     162

Chapter Five : Playing the Mongolian card: The Chapchaev Mission, 1926-1928      239

Chapter Six : Nicholas Roerich and his "Western Buddhist Embassy"      293

Chapter Seven : The final efforts to win Tibet over     319

Conclusions Tibet between Britain and two Russias      367

Epilogue In the Aftermath of the Great Game             375


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Tibet (China) Foreign relations Soviet Union, Soviet Union Foreign relations Tibet (China)Soviet Union Foreign relations 1917-1945