The Tibetan History Reader

The Tibetan History Reader

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Covering the social, cultural, and political development of Tibet from the seventh century to the modern period, this resource reproduces essential, hard-to-find essays from the past fifty years of Tibetan studies, along with several new contributions. Beginning with Tibet's emergence as a regional power and concluding with its profound contemporary transformations, the collection is both a general and specific history, connecting the actions of individuals, communities, and institutions to broader historical trends shaping Asia and the world. With contributions from American, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and Tibetan scholars, the anthology reflects the international character of Tibetan studies and its multiple, interdisciplinary perspectives. By far the most concise scholarly anthology on Tibetan civilization in any Western language, this reader draws a clear portrait of Tibet's history, its relation to its neighbors, and its role in world affairs.... 22, 23f1.7, 24t1.3, 26a€“28, 26f1.9, 31a€“32, 34; postal service/communication with Peking, 400, 404a€“405; road suitable for motor ... 618a€“619, 620a€“621, 625, 630n35 Lhazang Khan (r. 1705a€“17, Gushri Khana#39;s grandson), Lha bzang han, and the assassination of Desi SanggyAc Gyatso, 54 Li, Fang Kuei, 123a€“132 Lifanyuan (Mongolian Superintendency), 404, 405 ... literature: debate manuals ( yik cha, yig cha), 67; letters of congratulations (lekjAc zhushok, legs rje zhu shog), 287, 288; andanbsp;...

Title:The Tibetan History Reader
Author: Gray Tuttle, Kurtis R. Schaeffer
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2013-04-02

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