Education: Found Horizon

A new simplified presentation of a jawbreaking language was available last week at the Oxford University Press, Bombay branch. Tibetan Word Book is also one of the weightiest contributions to the Western study of Tibetan or Bod-skad (pronounced Bho-ka) since Hungary's Alexander Csoma de Kb'ros, originally hoping to discover the Hungarians' remote ancestry, did his arduous philological pioneering in a Tibetan monastery more than a century ago. Authors of the new work are two British civil servants who have worked in Tibet and India, Sir Basil John Gould and Hugh Edward Richardson.

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