Category Archives: Tibetan/Himalayan

19th-Century Tibetan Buddhist Spiritual Advice

A review of Patrul Rinpoche on Self-Cultivation: The Rhetoric of Nineteenth-Century Tibetan Buddhist Spiritual Advice, by Joshua D. Schapiro. Joshua D. Schapiro’s dissertation, Patrul Rinpoche…

State-Making in Southwest China

A review of Gazing at the Tibetan Plateau: Sovereignty and Chinese State Expansion in the Early Twentieth Century, by Scott Relyea. In September 2011 two…

Tibetan & Himalayan Studies

As part of our expanded third season, “Tibetan and Himalayan Studies Dissertation Reviews” will bring you friendly, non-critical overviews of recently defended, unpublished dissertations in…