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Tibetan History

     Under Chinese Rule

Tibetan History: General

Lhasa: Streets with Memories
Robert Barnett author info
ISBN-13: 9780231136808 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231136815 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2006

Grains of Gold: Tales of a Cosmopolitan Traveler
Gendun Chopel
ISBN-13: 9780226091976 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780226092027
University of Chicago Press, 2014

A History of Modern Tibet, 1913-1951: The Demise of the Lamaist State
Melvyn C. Goldstein
ISBN-13: 9780520075900 (paper)
University of California Press, 1991

A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 2: The Calm Before the Storm: 1951-1955
Melvyn C. Goldstein
ISBN-13: 9780520249417 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520259959 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780520933323
University of California Press, 2007

Tibet: An Unfinished Story
Lezlee Brown Halper, Stefan Halper
ISBN-13: 9780199368365 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2014

Beyond Shangri-La: America and Tibet's Move into the Twenty-First Century
John Kenneth Knaus
ISBN-13: 9780822352198 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780822352341 (paper)
Duke University Press, 2012

Tibet: Writings on History and Politics
Parshotam Mehra
ISBN-13: 9780198068624 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2011

My Tibetan Childhood: When Ice Shattered Stone
Naktsang Nulo, Angus Cargill and Sonam Lhamo, translators; Angus Cargill, editor
ISBN-13: 9780822357124 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780822357261 (paper)
Duke University Press, November 2014

Forms of Knowledge in Early Modern Asia: Explorations in the Intellectual History of India and Tibet, 1500-1800
Sheldon Pollock, editor
ISBN-13: 9780822348825 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780822349044 (paper)
Duke University Press, 2011

Sky Train: Tibetan Women on the Edge of History
Canyon Sam, Foreword by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
ISBN-13: 9780295989532 (paper)
University of Washington Press, 2009

The Dragon in the Land of Snows: A History of Modern Tibet Since 1947
Tsering Shakya
ISBN-13: 9780231118149 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 1999

Tibetan Civilization
R.A. Stein, translated by J.E.S. Driver
ISBN-10: 0804708061 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0804709017 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780804708067 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780804709019 (paper)
Stanford University Press, 1972

Journeys to Empire: Enlightenment, Imperialism, and the British Encounter with Tibet, 1774–1904
Gordon T. Stewart
ISBN-13: 9780521515023 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521735681 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2009

The Tibetan History Reader
Gray Tuttle, Kurtis R. Schaeffer, editors author info
ISBN-13: 9780231144681 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231144698 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2013

Tibet: A History
Sam van Schaik
ISBN-13: 9780300154047 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300194104 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2011

Mapping Shangrila: Contested Landscapes in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands
Emily T. Yeh, Chris Coggins, editors
ISBN-13: 9780295993577 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780295993584 (paper)
University of Washington Press, June 2014

Tibetan History: Under Chinese Rule

Geopolitical Exotica: Tibet in Western Imagination
Dibyesh Anand
ISBN-13: 9780816647668 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2008

Authenticating Tibet: Answers to China's 100 Questions
Anne-Marie Blondeau, Katia Buffetrille, editors
ISBN-13: 9780520244641 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520249288 (paper)
University of California Press, 2008

The Sichuan Frontier and Tibet: Imperial Strategy in the Early Qing
Tingcong Dai
ISBN-13: 9780295989518 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780295989525 (paper)
University of Washington Press, 2009

China: Contemporary Political, Economic, and International Affairs
David B. H. Denoon, editor
ISBN-10: 0814720005 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780814719992 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814720004 (paper)
New York University Press, 2007

A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 3: The Storm Clouds Descend, 1955–1957
Melvyn C. Goldstein
ISBN-13: 9780520276512 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780520956711
University of California Press, 2013

A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phüntso Wangye
Melvyn C. Goldstein, Dawei Sherap, William R. Siebenschuh
ISBN-13: 9780520240896 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520249929 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780520940307
University of California Press, 2006

On the Cultural Revolution in Tibet: The Nyemo Incident of 1969
Melvyn C. Goldstein, Ben Jiao, and Tanzen Lhundrup
ISBN-13: 9780520256828 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520267909 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780520942387
University of California Press, 2009

The Snow Lion and the Dragon: China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama
Melvyn C. Goldstein
ISBN-13: 9780520219519 (paper)
University of California Press, 1997

Memories of Life in Lhasa Under Chinese Rule
Tubten Khétsun, translated by Matthew Akester
ISBN-13: 9780231142861 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2008

Tibet and Nationalist China's Frontier: Intrigues and Ethnopolitics, 1928-49
Hsiao-ting Lin
ISBN-13: 9780774813013 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780774813020 (paper)
University of British Columbia Press, 2006

Arrested Histories: Tibet, the CIA, and Memories of a Forgotten War
Carole McGranahan
ISBN-13: 9780822347514 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780822347712 (paper)
Duke University Press, 2010

History As Propaganda: Tibetan Exiles versus the People's Republic of China
John Powers
ISBN-10: 0195174267 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780195174267 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2004

Owning the Olympics: Narratives of the New China
Monroe E. Price, Daniel Dayan, editors author info
ISBN-13: 9780472070329 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780472050321 (paper)
University of Michigan Press, 2008

Voices From Tibet: Selected Essays and Reportage
Tsering Woeser, Wang Lixiong; Violet S. Law, editor and translator
ISBN-13: 9780824840082 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780824839512 (paper)
University of Hawai’i Press, 2014

Taming Tibet: Landscape Transformation and the Gift of Chinese Development
Emily T. Yeh
ISBN-13: 9780801451553 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780801478321 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2013

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Religion & Society

Stairway to Nirvana: A Study of the Twenty Samghas Based on the Works of Tsong kha pa
James B. Apple author info
ISBN-13: 9780791473757 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791473764 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2008

The Classical Tibetan Language
Stephan V. Beyer
ISBN-13: 9780791411001 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1992

A Dose of Emptiness: An Annotated Translation of the sTong thun chen mo of mKhas grub dGe legs dpal bzang
José Ignacio Cabezón
ISBN-13: 9780791407301 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1992

Buddhism and Language: A Study of Indo-Tibetan Scholasticism
José Ignacio Cabezón
ISBN-13: 9780791419007 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1994

Buddhism, Sexuality, and Gender
José Ignacio Cabezón
ISBN-13: 9780791407585 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1991

Scholasticism: Cross-Cultural and Comparative Perspectives
José Ignacio Cabezón
ISBN-13: 9780791437773 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791437780 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1998

Tibetan Ritual
Jose Ignacio Cabezon, editor
ISBN-13: 9780195392814 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780195392821 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2009

Tibetan Diary: From Birth to Death and Beyond in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal
Geoff Childs
ISBN-13: 9780520241091 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520241336 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780520937840
University of California Press, 2004

The Moral Architecture of World Peace: Nobel Laureates Discuss Our Global Future
Helena Cobban
ISBN-10: 0813911987 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813919874 (cloth)
University of Virginia Press, 2000

Religion and Peacebuilding
Harold Coward, Gordon S. Smith, editors
ISBN-13: 9780791459331 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791459348 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2004

Healing Elements: Efficacy and the Social Ecologies of Tibetan Medicine
Sienna R. Craig
ISBN-13: 9780520273238 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520273245 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780520951587
University of California Press, 2012

Travels in the Netherworld: Buddhist Popular Narratives of Death and the Afterlife in Tibet
Bryan J. Cuevas
ISBN-13: 9780199895557 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2011

The Taming of the Demons: Violence and Liberation in Tibetan Buddhism
Jacob P. Dalton
ISBN-13: 9780300153927 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780300153958
Yale University Press, 2011

Tibetan Renaissance: Tantric Buddhism in the Rebirth of Tibetan Culture
Ronald M. Davidson
ISBN-13: 9780231134712 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2005

When a Woman Becomes a Religious Dynasty: The Samding Dorje Phagmo of Tibet
Hildegard Diemberger
ISBN-13: 9780231143202 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231143219 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2007

Recognizing Reality: Dharmakirti's Philosophy and Its Tibetan Interpretations
Georges B. J. Dreyfus
ISBN-13: 9780791430989 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1997

Jnanagarbha's Commentary on the Distinction Between the Two Truths
Malcolm D. Eckel
ISBN-13: 9780887063022 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1987

Portraits of Tibetan Buddhist Masters
Don Farber
ISBN-13: 9780520239739 (cloth)
University of California Press, 2005

Embodying the Dharma: Buddhist Relic Veneration in Asia
David Germano, Kevin Trainor, editors author info
ISBN-13: 9780791462171 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791462188 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2004

The Dharma's Gatekeepers: Sakya Pandita on Buddhist Scholarship in Tibet
Jonathan C. Gold author info
ISBN-13: 9780791471654 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791471661 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2007

Tibetan Buddhism: Reason and Revelation
Steven D. Goodman, Ronald M. Davidson, editors
ISBN-13: 9780791407851 (cloth)
State University of New York Press, 1992

On Being Buddha: The Classical Doctrine of Buddhahood
Paul J. Griffiths
ISBN-13: 9780791421284 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1994

Buddhism After Patriarchy: A Feminist History, Analysis, and Reconstruction of Buddhism
Rita M. Gross
ISBN-13: 9780791414040 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1992

Wholeness Lost and Wholeness Regained: Forgotten Tales of Individuation from Ancient Tibet
Herbert V. Guenther
ISBN-13: 9780791419892 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791419908 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1994

A Clear Differentiation of the Three Codes: Essential Distinctions among the Individual Liberation, Great Vehicle, and Tantric Systems
Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltshen, Translated by Jared Douglas Rhoton
ISBN-13: 9780791452851 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791452868 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2002

Women in Tibet: Past and Present
Janet Gyatso, Hanna Havnevik
ISBN-13: 9780231130998 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2005

In the Mirror of Memory: Reflections on Mindfulness and Remembrance in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism
Janet Gyatso, editor
ISBN-13: 9780791410776 (cloth)
State University of New York Press, 1992

Theos Bernard, the White Lama: Tibet, Yoga, and American Religious Life
Paul G. Hackett
ISBN-13: 9780231158862 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231158879 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2012

Geographical Diversions: Tibetan Trade, Global Transactions
Tina Harris
ISBN-13: 9780820338668 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780820345123 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780820345734
University of Georgia Press, 2013

Naked Seeing: The Great Perfection, the Wheel of Time, and Visionary Buddhism in Renaissance Tibet
Christopher Hatchell
ISBN-13: 9780199982912 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, July 2014

The Buddha Within: Tathagatagarbha Doctrine According to the Shentong Interpretation of the Ratnagotravibhaga
Susan K. Hookham
ISBN-13: 9780791403587 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1991

The Holy Land Reborn: Pilgrimage and the Tibetan Reinvention of Buddhist India
Toni Huber
ISBN-13: 9780226356488 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780226356501
University of Chicago Press, 2008

In the Land of the Eastern Queendom: The Politics of Gender and Ethnicity on the Sino-Tibetan Border
Tenzin Jinba
ISBN-13: 9780295993065 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780295993072 (paper)
University of Washington Press, 2013

Path to the Middle: Oral Maµdhyamika Philosophy in Tibet: The Spoken Scholarship of Kensur Yeshey Tupden
Anne Carolyn Klein, editor
ISBN-13: 9780791420430 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791420447 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1994

Lord of the Dance: The Mani Rimdu Festival in Tibet and Nepal
Richard J. Kohn
ISBN-13: 9780791448915 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791448922 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2001

Inner Peace, World Peace: Essays on Buddhism and Nonviolence
Kenneth Kraft, editor
ISBN-13: 9780791409701 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1992

Discipline and Debate: The Language of Violence in a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery
Michael Lempert
ISBN-13: 9780520269460 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520269477 (paper)
University of California Press, 2012

The Madman's Middle Way: Reflections on Reality of the Tibetan Monk Gendun Chopel
Donald S. Lopez Jr.
ISBN-13: 9780226493169 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226493176 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780226493220
University of Chicago Press, 2007

Prisoners of Shangri-La: Tibetan Buddhism and the West
Donald S. Lopez Jr.
ISBN-13: 9780226493107 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226493114 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 1998

Religions of Tibet in Practice, Abridged Edition
Donald S. Lopez Jr., editor
ISBN-13: 9780691129723 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2007

The Tibetan Book of the Dead: A Biography
Donald S. Lopez, Jr.
ISBN-13: 9780691134352 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781400838042 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2011

The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China
Charlene E. Makley
ISBN-13: 9780520250598 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520250604 (paper)
University of California Press, 2007

Buddhahood Embodied: Sources of Controversy in India and Tibet
John J. Makransky
ISBN-13: 9780791434314 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791434321 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1997

Himalayan Dialogue: Tibetan Lamas and Gurung Shamans in Nepal
Stan Royal Mumford
ISBN-10: 029911984X (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780299119843 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, 1989

The Sovereign All-Creating Mind - The Motherly Buddha: A Translation of the Kun byed rgyal po'i mdo
E. K. Neumaier-Dargyay
ISBN-13: 9780791408957 (cloth)
State University of New York Press, 1992

Jesuit on the Roof of the World: Ippolito Desideri's Mission to Tibet
Trent Pomplun
ISBN-13: 9780195377866 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2009

Engaged Buddhism: Buddhist Liberation Movements in Asia
Christopher S. Queen, Sallie B. King, editors
ISBN-13: 9780791428436 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791428443 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1996

The Yogin and the Madman: Reading the Biographical Corpus of Tibet's Great Saint Milarepa
Andrew Quintman
ISBN-13: 9780231164146 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231164153 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2013

The Dharma: That Illuminates All Beings Impartially Like the Light of the Sun and Moon
Kalu Rinpoche
ISBN-13: 9780887061578 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1986

Sera: The Way of the Tibetan Monk
Sheila Rock
ISBN-13: 9780231128919 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2003

Population and Society in Tibet
Ma Rong
ISBN-13: 9789622092020 (cloth)
University of Washington Press, 2010

Ocean of Eloquence: Tsong kha pa's Commentary on the Yogacara Doctrine of Mind
Gareth Sparham, translator
ISBN-13: 9780791414798 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791414804 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1993

The Origins of Om Manipadme Hum: A Study of the Karandavyuha Sutra
Alexander Studholme
ISBN-13: 9780791453896 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791453902 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2002

Dreamworlds of Shamanism and Tibetan Buddhism: The Third Place
Angela Sumegi author info
ISBN-13: 9780791474631 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791474648 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2008

Into the Jaws of Yama, Lord of Death: Buddhism, Bioethics, and Death
Karma Lekshe Tsomo author info
ISBN-13: 9780791468319 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791468326 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2006

Tibetan Buddhists in the Making of Modern China
Gray Tuttle author info
ISBN-13: 9780231134477 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2005

Ethics of Tibet: Bodhisattva Section of Tsong-Kha-Pa's Lam Rim Chen Mo
Alex Wayman, translator
ISBN-13: 9780791407721 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1991

Land of Pure Vision: The Sacred Geography of Tibet and the Himalaya
David Zurick
ISBN-13: 9780813145518 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780813145587
University Press of Kentucky, June 2014

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Art & Culture

Ganesh: Studies of an Asian God
Robert L. Brown
ISBN-13: 9780791406571 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1991

In the Forest of Faded Wisdom: 104 Poems by Gendun Chopel, a Bilingual Edition
Gendun Chopel, Edited and Translated by Donald S. Lopez Jr.
ISBN-13: 9780226104522 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780226104546
University of Chicago Press, 2009

Tibetan Elemental Divination Paintings: Illuminated Manuscript from the White Beryl of Sangs-rgyas rGya-mtsho
Translations and Commentary by Gyurme Dorje, Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
ISBN-13: 9780953994106 (cloth)
University of Washington Press, distributed for Paul Holberton Publishing, 2008

Apparitions of the Self: The Secret Autobiographies of a Tibetan Visionary
Janet Gyatso
ISBN-13: 9780691009483 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 1999

Mountain Patterns: The Survival of Nuosu Culture in China
Stevan Harrell, Bamo Qubumo, and Ma Erzi
ISBN-13: 9780295979373 (paper)
University of Washington Press, 2007

The Museum on the Roof of the World: Art, Politics, and the Representation of Tibet
Clare E. Harris
ISBN-13: 9780226317472 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780226317502
University of Chicago Press, 2012

Modern Tibetan Literature and Social Change
Lauran R. Hartley, Patricia Schiaffini-Vedani, editors
ISBN-13: 9780822342540 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780822342779 (paper)
Duke University Press, 2008

Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine
Theresia Hofer, editor
ISBN-13: 9780295993591 (cloth)
University of Washington Press, 2014

The Nepalese Legacy in Tibetan Painting
David P. Jackson
ISBN-13: 9780977213184 (cloth)
University of Washington Press, 2010

Women, Myth, and the Feminine Principle
Bettina L. Knapp
ISBN-13: 9780791435274 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791435281 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1998

On the Margins of Tibet: Cultural Survival on the Sino-Tibetan Frontier
Ashild Kolas, Monika P. Thowsen
ISBN-13: 9780295984810 (paper)
University of Washington Press, 2006

Have You Been to Delphi?: Tales of the Ancient Oracle for Modern Minds
Roger Lipsey author info
ISBN-13: 9780791447819 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791447826 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2001

Buddha in the Yurt: Buddhist Art from Mongolia
Carmen Meinert
ISBN-13: 9783777443515 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, distributed for Hirmer Publishers, 2011

Sources of Tibetan Tradition
Kurtis R. Schaeffer, Matthew T. Kapstein, Gray Tuttle, editors
ISBN-13: 9780231135986 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231135993 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2013

The Culture of the Book in Tibet
Kurtis R. Schaeffer
ISBN-13: 9780231147163 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2009

Reinventing the Wheel: Paintings of Rebirth in Medieval Buddhist Temples
Stephen F. Teiser
ISBN-13: 9780295986494 (cloth)
University of Washington Press, 2007

The Central Philosophy of Tibet: A Study and Translation of Jey Tsong Khapa's Essence of True Eloquence
Robert A.F. Thurman
ISBN-13: 9780691020679 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 1991

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