Tibetan Social System

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

Additional Resources on the Tibetan Social System

Surkhang Wangchen Gelek

John Kenneth Knaus

  • 2003: Official Policies and Covert Programs: The U.S. States Department, the CIA, and the Tibetan Resistance
    [Journal of Cold War Studies, Volume 5, Number 3, 2003: 54-79.]

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.]

Paul K. Nietupski

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

Dawa Norbu

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

David Peng

  • 2014: "Final Thoughts" available in Chinese on David Peng's blog.
    [A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 3, Chapter 15, In Chinese on David Peng's blog.]

Michael Rank

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

Louis M. J. Schram

  • 2006: The Monguors of the Kansu-Tibetan Frontier.
    [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 2006 edition]

Mona Schrempf

  • 2002: 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]
  • 2006: 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

  • 2011: The Careers of the Noble Officials of the Ganden Phodrang (1895-1959): Organization and Hereditary Divisions within the Service of State.
    [Revue d'Etudes Tibetaines, 21, October 2011, p155-174]

Unknown Chinese Author

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