Britain and Tibet 1765-1947 (Hardcover)

A Select Annotated Bibliography of British Relations with Tibet and the Himalayan States Including Nepal, Sikkim and B

By Julie Marshall (Editor), Alastair Lamb (Foreword by)

Routledge, 9780415336475, 607pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2005

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Description

This bibliography is a record of British relations with Tibet in the period from 1765 to 1947. It also provides background information to Tibet's claims to independence, an issue of current importance. The work is divided into a number of sections and subsections, based on chronology, geography and events. The introductions to each of the sections provide a condensed and informative history of the period and place the books and articles in their historical context. This work is both a history and a bibliography of the subject, and provides a rapid entry into a complex area for scholars in the fields of international relations and military history as well as Asian history.


About the Author

Julie G. Marshall is a Research Associate in Asian Studies at La Trobe University in Melbourne where she was formerly Head Reference Librarian. She has published numerous bibliographic works in the field of social sciences and has traveled widely in the Himalayan Region including Tibet.