Category Archives: Tibetan/Himalayan

Gansu-Qinghai’s Social Landscape

Picturing Gansu-Qinghai’s Social Landscape: A Brief Historical Retrospective Based on Recent Chinese Sources This paper explores the diverse human geography and cultural settings of one…

Disputed Indo-Tibetan Borderlands

A review of Imagined Places: Politics and Narratives in a Disputed Indo-Tibetan Borderland, by Swargajyoti Gohain. Swargajyoti Gohain’s Imagined Places: Politics and Narratives in a…

Western Explorers in Tibet

A review of Jin xiandai zai Anduo (Amdo) de Xifang ren ji qi lüxing shuxie (Amdo in the Eyes of the Yellow Hair: A Study…

Learning to be Tibetan (in China)

A review of Learning to be Ethnic: The Case of Tibetans in Minzu University, by Yang Miaoyan. Since establishing the People’s Republic of China (PRC)…

Patrons and Priests in Amdo Tibet 1791-1911

A review of Between Patron and Priest: Amdo Tibet under Qing Rule, 1791-1911, by Max Gordon Oidtmann. This is an ambitious dissertation.  The study of…