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Edited by P. Christiaan Klieger
This is an edited volume on self-expression in Tibet and in the Tibetan diaspora. It looks at how modern Tibetans present themselves to the outside world. From the discoverers of esoterica to changing gender categories in exile, readers will learn of the colorful variety of contemporary Tibetan ...
Edited by Deborah Klimburg-Salter and Eva Allinger
Recent field research and the study of previously neglected primary literary (inscriptional) evidence make clear that the study of Tibetan art is still in its infancy. Deborah Klimburg-Salter’s edited volume is the first comprehensive guide to emerging new insights on the intricate context in ...
Edited by Toni Huber
This book investigates Tibetan recovery from the devastation of High Socialism and a new engagement with attempts to modernize the region in the era of ‘reform and opening’ in post-Mao China. A unique introduction to contemporary life and attitudes in north-eastern Tibet, invaluable for ...
Edited by Lawrence Epstein
As an indispensable introduction to local history of the Khams region of Eastern Tibet/Western China (with due attention for contemporary thinking about frontier regions), this volume contains seven papers on Khams pa (Eastern Tibet) Local, representing history, politics, and agency and their ...
Edited by Helmut Eimer and David Germano
The Many Canons of Tibetan Buddhism is one of the first publications to include scholarship on both the mainstream Tibetan canons of translated Buddhist classics, and the alternative canons of literature of the Nyingma sectarian traditions.
This volume offers a detailed consideration of the style, technology, and iconographic implications of the art of the Scythians, organized by object typology and chronology, and considered against a broader historical, expressive, and technical background; that of the Scythians' Eurasian ...
Brian Glyn Williams
This volume provides the most up-to-date analysis of the ethnic cleansing of the Crimean Tatars, their exile in Central Asia and their struggle to return to the Crimean homeland. It also traces the formation of this diaspora nation from Mongol times to the collapse of the Soviet Union. A theme ...
Nicola Di Cosmo and Dalizhabu Bao
The original Manchu and Mongol documents selected for this publication provide fascinating new information about the relations between Manchus and Mongols before the Manchu conquest of China. They include diplomatic correspondence, military liaisons, legal cases, and records of tribute missions.
Sherry V. Nelson
This book presents new techniques in dental microwear and stable isotopic analyses in order to examine the adaptations and extinction of Sivapithecus, a Miocene hominoid, in the Siwaliks of Pakistan.
Edited by D. Sinor
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