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McLeod Ganj
McLeod Ganj
By: Andrew MacLeod
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The history of the Indian town, how it relates to Tibet's history, and how it became "the capital-in-exile of Tibet".
Tibetan Nation: a history of Tibetan Nationalism and SinoTibetan Relations  Warren W. Smith, Jr
Tibetan Nation: a history of Tibetan Nationalism and SinoTibetan Relations
By: Warren W. Smith, Jr
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This detailed history offers the most comprehensive account available of Tibetan nationalism, Sino-Tibetan relations, and the issue of Tibetan self-determination. Warren Smith explores Tibet's ethnic and national origins, the birth of the Tibetan state, the Buddhist state and its relations with China, Tibet's quest for independence, and the Chinese takeover of Tibet after 1950.
Descriptive Catalogue of the Indigenous Tibetan Manuscripts
Descriptive Catalogue of the Indigenous Tibetan Manuscripts
By: Archana Ray
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The Tibetan Manuscripts have reached India in various ways. Csoma=de-Koros, Rai Bahadur Sarat Chandra Das and others went to Tibet and brought a huge number of Tibetan Manuscripts with them. These are deposited in different repositories of India like The Asiatic Society, Calcutta University and some other places. The Tibetan Manuscript is commonly known as Kangyur, the canon and Tangyur, the commentaries.

Hidden Tibet <br> By: S. L. Kuzmin
Hidden Tibet
By: S. L. Kuzmin
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Tibet is the land of mysteries. It is not only about religion and occultism: its history remains largely hidden. This book disproves some of the erroneous views on the history and religion of the Tibetans. Tibet has never been a part of China. At the time when China was an inalienable part of the Mongolian Yuan Empire and Manchu Qing Empire, Tibet was a separate country dependent on the Mongol and Manchu emperors, but never lost its statehood. A widespread view that Tibet was an integral part of neighboring empires is related to an ancient Chinese concept of the emperors universal power. Chinese claims to the legacy of the Mongol and Manchu empires are unfounded. Incorporating the name of the states into the dynastic history concept ties sovereign states of other nations to Chinese dynastic history. The inclusion of Tibet into the Peoples Republic of China was not legitimate. Tibet is an occupied country.
Dignaga's Philosophy of Language
Khorchag: An Overview of its History and Culture
By: Christian Jahoda, Tsering Gyalbo, Christiane Kalantari, Patrick Sutherland
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Founded in the late 10th century CE, Khorchag monastery in Purang, Western Tibet (Ngari Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, PR China), is one of the three earliest Buddhist monasteries of historical Western Tibet and, due to its ancient sacred artistic heritage, renowned all over Tibet. The detailed visual documentation of the architecture, wall-paintings, sculptures and ritual paraphernalia extant in Khorchag, as well as the intimate visual documentation of ritual and festival traditions
Manusripts and Travellers
Manuscripts and Travellers: The Sino-Tibetan Documents of a Tenth-century Buddhist Pilgrim
By: Sam van Schaik & Imre Glambos
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This study is based on a manuscript which was carried by a Chinese monk through the monasteries of the Hexi corridor, as part of his pilgrimage from Wutaishan to India. The manuscript has been created as a composite object from three separate documents, with Chinese and Tibetan texts on them. Included is a series of Tibetan letters of introduction addressed to the heads of monasteries along the route, functioning as a passport when passing through the region. The manuscript dates to the late 960s, coinciding with the large pilgrimage movement during the reign of Emperor Taizu of the Northern Song recorded in transmitted sources. Therefore, it is very likely that this is a unique contemporary testimony of the movement, of which our pilgrim was also part. Complementing extant historical sources, the manuscript provides evidence for the high degree of ethnic, cultural and linguistic diversity in Western China during this period.