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Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? The Speech Goddess’s Mirror. Graham rated it it was amazing Apr 26, It’s competently written and paints an extremely valuable portrait of the Land of Snows, and should most certainly be read by anyone with an interest in Tibetan culture who still subscribes to a romanticized view of pre-invasion Tibet as a peaceful Shambhala of gentle, enlightened monks and kapstejn nomads going about their lives in simplicity and quiet.

More recently, as interest has grown, scholarship concerning Tibet has improved beyond expectation, Rhonda rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The Afghans Willem Vogelsang.

The Tibetans

Draws on the most kxpstein scholarly and archaeologicalresearch. Situates Tibet in relation to o This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to Tibet, its culture and history.

Max rated it it was amazing Mar 13, A concluding chapter discusses the fragile position of Tibetan civilization in the modern world, surveying events that have transpired since Tibet’s incorporation into the People’s Republic of China. An epilogue considers the fragile position of Tibetancivilization in the tibetand world. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Apr 12, Barnaby Thieme rated it really liked it Shelves: Spellings of Tibetan Names and Terms. Back cover copy “In the past, for largely geographical reasons, Tibet was isolatedfrom the rest of the world, which meant that our country, peopleand culture were not only shrouded in mystery, but often gravelymisunderstood.

Between Mongols and Manchus. Other books in this series. Abbey rated it really liked it May 01, Grace rated it liked it Nov 27, This book offers what is to my knowledge the only complete general historiography of Tibet from its prehistory to the present day.

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The Tibetans by Matthew T. Kapstein

Trivia About The Tibetans. I recommend this book strongly. Mongols and Tibetan Buddhists.

Topics treated here include Tibetan religious and political history, together with major aspects of Tibetan culture: Of course th This book offers what is to my knowledge the only complete general historiography of Tibet from its prehistory to the present day.

Kapstein No preview available – The Rule of the Dalai Lamas. The Rise of the Tibetan Empire. Responds to current interest in Tibet due to continuingpublicity about Chinese rule and growing interest in TibetanBuddhism. Open Preview See a Problem? Review quote “Kapstein’s work provides a highly accessible and comprehensive account of scholarship on the subject, ensuring that his book will feature prominently on reading lists for students at all levels, especially undergraduates.


Account Options Sign in. Preview — The Tibetans by Matthew T. In producingthis substantial book, which takes a broad view of Tibetans andtheir civilization, within a long historical perspective, MatthewKapstein has brought to his work the authority and clarity he hasacquired through many years of friendship with and observation ofthe people of the Land of Snow.

Topics treated here include Tibetanreligious and political history, together with major aspects ofTibetan culture: This is a wonderful book about the history of Tibet, and insofar as I can tell, unique.

Melissa Gifford rated it really liked it Jul 12, The Tsenpos Imperial Dominion. Kapstein is a competent scholar, but he writes in wooden prose and his translations are stilted and utterly devoid of beauty, so I would stop short of hailing this book as a classic of the yibetans. Religious Life and Thought. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Prehistory and Early Legends.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Farin Kautz rated it liked it Jan 21, The Sites of Knowledge.

Property, Economy, and Social Class. Kapsstein is surely destined to be the standard work of its type well into the foreseeable future.

Tibetan Religion Before Buddhism.