all ebooks in category: History of Tibet (7)

Among the Tibetans : With a New Introduction by Graham Earnshaw
English | 2017 | ISBN: 9888422529 | 110 Pages | PDF | 5.52 MB

Isabella Bird was the greatest travel writer of the late nineteenth century and she undertook her journey into western Tibet in the early summer of …

Atisa Dipamkara: Illuminator of the Awakened Mind (Lives of the Masters)
English | July 23rd, 2019 | ISBN: 161180647X | 320 pages | EPUB | 6.07 MB

The first-ever biography with selected writings of one of the greatest Indian Buddhist masters in history. Few figures in the history of Buddhism in Tibet …

Morality and Monastic Revival in Post-Mao Tibet
English | ISBN: 0824869842 | 2019 | 232 pages | PDF | 1159 KB

The speed and extent of the Tibetan Buddhist monastic revival make it one of the most extraordinary stories of religious resurgence in post-Mao China. At …

Medicine and Memory in Tibet : Amchi Physicians in an Age of Reform
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0295742992 | 307 Pages | PDF | 9.24 MB

Only fifty years ago, Tibetan medicine, now seen in China as a vibrant aspect of Tibetan culture, was considered a feudal vestige to be eliminated …

Tibet: An Unfinished Story
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0199368368 | 320 pages | PDF | 5,3 MB

Tibet's enduring myth, animated by the tales of Himalayan adventurers, British military expeditions, and the novel, Lost Horizon, remains an inspirational fantasy, a modern morality …

China's Last Imperial Frontier: Late Qing Expansion in Sichuan's Tibetan Borderlands
English | ISBN: 0739168096 | 308 pages | EPUB | November 25, 2011 | 2.29 Mb

China's Last Imperial Frontier explores imperial China's frontier expansion in the Tibetan borderlands during the last decades of the Qing. The empire mounted a series …

The Heart of the World: A Journey to Tibet's Lost Paradise
Language: English | 2006 | ISBN: 0143036025 | 544 pages | EPUB | 9,9 MB

The myth of Shangri-la originates in Tibetan Buddhist beliefs in beyul, or hidden lands, sacred sanctuaries that reveal themselves to devout pilgrims and in times …