Preface. Acknowledgments. Chronology. The Interviewees. PART I: SIMPLE MONK, WORLD LEADER. Chapter 1: The Public Dalai Lama: His Appeal to the Masses. Chapter 2: Glimpses of the Private Dalai Lama: His Character and Personality. Chapter 3: Toronto, April 2004. PART II: BEGINNINGS. Chapter 4: From Taktser to Lhasa. Chapter 5: Coming of Age in Occupied Tibet: Uprising and Exile. Chapter 6: Dharamsala: The Early Years in "Little Lhasa". PART III: SPIRITUAL SAINT OR POLITICAL TROUBLEMAKER? Chapter 7: Taking the Dalai Lama's Political Message Regarding China Abroad. Chapter 8: Promoting the Dalai Lama's Spiritual Message Abroad. PART IV: CONFRONTING CHALLENGES AND UNCERTAINTIES. Chapter 9: The Dalai Lama and the Exile Community Today. Chapter 10: Chinese Calculations and Miscalculations. PART V: LOOKING AHEAD. Chapter 11: Dialogues. Chapter 12: The Future of the Institution of the Dalai Lama. Index. Illustrations.
DEBORAH HART STROBER and GERALD S. STROBER are the authors of four previous oral histories, including one on the Kennedy presidency, "Let Us Begin Anew"; Nixon: An Oral History of His Presidency; The Reagan Presidency: An Oral History of the Era; and Monarchy: An Oral Biography of Elizabeth II. They live in New York City.