One Hundred Thousand Moons (2 Vols) (Hardcover)

An Advanced Political History of Tibet (Brill's Tibetan Studies Library #23)

By Tsepon Wangchuck Deden Shakabpa, Derek Maher (Translator)

Brill, 9789004177321, 1176pp.

Publication Date: October 23, 2009

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Description

A sustained argument for Tibetan independence, this volume also serves as an introduction to many aspects of Tibetan culture, society, and especially religion with a compendium of biographies of the most significant religious and political figures.


About the Author

Tsepon W. D. Shakabpa (1907-1989) was the finance minister and a senior diplomatic representative of the Dalai Lama of Tibet. He wrote several books and many articles on Tibetan history.Derek F. Maher, Ph.D. (2003) in Religious Studies, University of Virginia, is Associate Professor of Buddhism at East Carolina University, where he is the Director of the Religious Studies Program. He has published widely on Tibetan history and biography.