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Tibet : a political history
AuthorShakabpa, W. D.
Pub. LocationNew HavenPublisherYale University Press
Date1967Phys. Desc.xii, 369 p. ill., facsims., fold. map ; 24 cm.
LocationDir. Office GalleryCall NumberDS786.S48 1967
Tsepon W.D. Shakabpa.
Foreward by His Holiness, the Dalai Lama.
1. An Introduction to Tibet -- 2. The Empire of the Early Kings of Tibet -- 3. The Struggle for Religious Survival -- 4. Lamas and Patrons -- 5. The Phamo Drupa, Rinpung, and Tsangpa Hegemonies -- 6. The Emergence of the Dalai Lamas --7. The Fifth Dalai Lama Assumes Power -- 8. Rival Powers in Tibet -- 9. The Seventh Dalai Lama and the Beginning of the Manchu Influence in Tibet -- 10. War with the Gurkhas and the Dogras -- 11. Desi Shatra and Palden Dondup: Strong Men of the Nineteenth Century -- 12. The Thirteenth Dalai Lama and Britain's Border Policy -- 13. The Younghusband Military Expedition and Its Aftermath -- 14. The 1910 Chinese Invasion of Lhasa and Tibet's Struggle to Maintain Her Independence -- 15. Further Evidence of Tibetan Independence -- 16. Clashes Between Tibetans and Chinese in Kham -- 17. The Whirlwind of Political Strife -- 18. The Communist Chinese Invasion -- 19. The Revolt -- Conclusion -- Appendices: 1. Ladakhi Letter of Agreement, 1842, 2. Tibetan Letter of Agreement, 1842, 3. Tibet-Ladakh Trade Agreement, 1853, 4. Speech by His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, at the Symposium on Buddhism's Contribution to Art, Letters, and Philosophy on November 29, 1956, at New Delhi, India -- Glossary of Tibetan Terms.
Includes Bibliography and Index.
Subject(s)Tibet 西藏--Politics and government
Tibet 西藏--History
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #338