One Hundred Thousand Moons: An Advanced Political History of Tibet

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BRILL, 2009 - 609 pages
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A sustained argument for Tibetan independence, this volume also serves as an introduction to many aspects of Tibetan culture, society, and especially religion with a compendium of biographies of the most significant religious and political figures.
 

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Table des matières

List of maps and illustrations
viii
Foreword by Matthew T Kapstein
ix
Translators Preface
xi
Authors Preface
xxxv
Note on Chronology and the Sources
xlix
Chapter One Origin of Tibet and the Tibetans and the Common and Uncommon Culture and Traditions of the Tibetan People
1
Chapter Two Power of the Ancient Religious Kingdom of Tibet that was Protected by the Strength of Buddhism
109
Chapter Three Era of the Fragmentation of Tibet
173
Chapter Thirteen Thirteenth Dalai Lama and the Border Dispute with Britain
621
Chapter Fourteen Younghusband Military Mission and its Consequences
657
Chapter Fifteen Chinese Invasion of Lhasa and Tibets Struggle to Maintain Her Independence
713
Chapter Sixteen Proof of Tibets Enduring Independence
755
Chapter Seventeen TibetanChinese War in Kham
783
Chapter Eighteen Emergence of Political Conflict within the State
845
Chapter Nineteen Great Fourteenth Dalai Lama is Enthroned
875
Chapter Twenty Chinese Communist Invasion of Tibet
915

Chapter Four PreceptorPatron Relationship Between Genghis Khan and Sakya
199
Chapter Five Pakmo Drupa Rinpungpa and Tsangpa
243
Chapter Six How the Dalai Lamas Lineage Emerged
289
Chapter Seven Great Fifth Dalai Lama Assumes Political Power Over Tibet
321
Chapter Eight Conflicts between the Sixth Dalai Lama the Regent Desi Sangyé Gyatso and Lozang Khan
381
Chapter Nine Ascension of the Seventh Dalai Lama to the Golden Throne and the Beginning of Manchu Influence in Tibet
431
Chapter Ten Eighth Dalai Lama and the Gurkha War
483
Chapter Eleven Ninth and Tenth Dalai Lamas
557
CONTENTS VOLUME 2
575
Illustratino Section
575
Chapter Twelve Eleventh and Twelfth Dalai Lamas the Dogra War in Ladakh Regent Shedra and Treasurer Pelden Döndrup
575
Chapter TwentyOne Necessity for the Fourteenth Dalai Lama to Assume Religious and Political Authority Suddenly
943
Chapter TwentyTwo Beginning of the Revolt against the Chinese in Kham Gradual Suppression of the Entirety of Tibet and Necessity for the Dalai ...
995
Chapter TwentyThree Dalai Lama s Appeal to the United Nations upon arriving in India
1033
Afterword
1065
Appendices
1077
Bibliography of Tibetan Resources
1139
Bibliography of Other Resources
1155
General Index
1165
Index of Locations
1177
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Tsepon W. D. Shakabpa (1907-1989) was the finance minister and a senior diplomatic representative of the Dalai Lama of Tibet. He wrote several books and many articles on Tibetan history.Derek F. Maher, Ph.D. (2003) in Religious Studies, University of Virginia, is Associate Professor of Buddhism at East Carolina University, where he is the Director of the Religious Studies Program. He has published widely on Tibetan history and biography.

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