Revolving Sheep Bank Project
The Rural Change Project
(Under Construction)
Tibetan Street Songs
(Under Construction)

From left: Phünwang, Dalai Lama, Chen Yi, Panchen Lama. Lhasa 1956, inauguration of the Preparatory Committee for the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Robert B. Ekvall

Cultural Relations on the Kansu-Tibetan Border
[Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977.]

Surkhang Wangchen Gelek

On the Panchen Lama, TSIN October 1999

Melvyn C. Goldstein

What Is Tibet? (.doc)                                                                                                                                    [Resistance and Reform in Tibet. London: Hurst & Co., 1994.]


Modern Tibetan History, Vol. 2: The Estate System (.pdf)

[University of California Press; Berkeley, Los Angeles, London. 2007.]


Modern Tibetan History, Vol. 2: Conclusions (.pdf)

[University of California Press; Berkeley, Los Angeles, London. 2007.]


Taxation and the Structure of a Tibetan Village (.pdf)
[Central Asiatic Journal 15(1):1-27. 1971.]

An Anthropological Study Of The Tibetan Political System. (.pdf)
[University of Washington: 1968.]


The Circulation of Estates in Tibet: Reincarnation, Land and Politics (.pdf)
[Journal of Asia Studies, Vol. XXXII NO. 3, May 1973, pg. 445-455.]

The United States, Tibet, and the Cold War

[Journal of Cold War Studies, Volume 8, Number 3, 2006: 145-164.

A Translation of part of Chapter Five (“The United States Interves") from A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 2: The Calm Before the Storm (.doc) [in Chinese]

[Journal of China Executive Leadership Academy. Pudong(Shanghai). Xin Hua Wen Zhai, 10: 139-146, 2010.]

On Modern Tibetan History: Moving Beyond Stereotypes (.pdf)

[In., A. McKay (ed.) [Tibet and Her Neighbours:A History. London: Edition Hansjoerg Mayer. Pp. 217 - 226, 2003.]

The Dalai Lama's Dilemma (.pdf)

[Foreign Affairs. 77(1):83 - 97. 1998.]

Tibet, China and the United States: Reflections on the Tibet Question

[Occasional Paper of the Atlantic Council of the United States, pp. 72, 1995.]

Tibet: After the Fall of Chamdo (.pdf)

[The Tibet Journal. 26(1): 58-95, 1991.]

The Dragon and the Snow Lion: The Tibet Question in the Twentieth Century (.pdf)

[China Briefing. A.J. Kane (ed.), Westview Press, pp. 129-168. 1990.]

High Altitude Tibetan Populations in the Remote Himalaya: Social Transformations and its Demographic, Economic, and Ecological Consequences (.pdf)

[Mountain Research and Development. 1(1):5-18. 1981.]


The Goldstein and Miller Debate on "Reexamining Choice, Dependency and Command In The Tibetan Social System: 'Tax Appendages' and Other Landless Serfs"

On The Nature Of The Tibetan Peasantry : a rejoinder (.pdf)
[The Tibet Journal:61-65. 1987.]
Last Rejoinder to Goldstein on Tibetan Social System (.pdf)
[The Tibet Journal XIII No.3:64-67. 1988.]
Freedom, Servitude and the "Servant-serf" Nyima: a re-rejoinder to Miller (.pdf)
[The Tibet Journal Vol. XIV No.2:56-60. 1989.]

John Kenneth Knaus

Thierry Mathou

Bhutan-China Relations: Towards a New Step in Himalayan Politics
[The Spider and the Piglet - Proceedings of the First International Seminar on Bhutan Studies. Link]


Paul K. Nietupski

The Fourth Belmang: Bodhisattva, Estate Lord, Tibetan Militia Leader, and Chinese Government Official (.pdf)
[Asian Highlands Perspectives. 1 (2009), 187-211.]

Dawa Norbu

The 1959 Tibetan Rebellion: An Interpretation
[The China Quarterly. No.77 (Mar., 1979), pp. 74-93.]

Michael Rank

Frank Ludlow and the English School in Tibet, 1923-1926
[Asian Affairs, Vol.XXXIV, No. 1, pp. 33-45, 2003.]

Louis M. J. Schram
The Monguors of the Kansu-Tibetan Frontier  (.pdf)
[Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 2006 edition]


Mona Schrempf

The Earth-ox and the Snowlion
[T. Huber (ed.), Tibetan Revival in Modern Amdo: Society and Culture During the Late 20th Century (PIATS, Leiden, Brill Academic Publishers), pp. 147-171, 2002]

Hwa-shang at the Border: Transformations of History and Identity in Modern Amdo

[Journal of the International Association for Tibetan Studies (JIATS), No. 2, August 2006]

Alice Travers

Unknown Chinese Author

A General History of Tibet
[1895. Author and translator from the Chinese are unknown.]