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Family Reunion or Shotgun Wedding?

John Powers

in History As Propaganda: Tibetan Exiles versus the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174267
eISBN:
9780199835447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174267.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Chinese takeover of Tibet in the 1950s is the focus of this chapter. It looks at the narratives that have developed around the event, and how each side presents its version, extracting keywords ... More


Old Tibet: A Clash of Myths

John Powers

in History As Propaganda: Tibetan Exiles versus the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174267
eISBN:
9780199835447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174267.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter begins with methodological issues, particularly how Chinese and Tibetan notions of historiography influence their respective constructions of Tibetan history.


The Dalai Lama and the Emperor of China: A Political History of the Tibetan Institution of Reincarnation

Peter Schwieger

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168526
eISBN:
9780231538602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168526.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

A major new work in modern Tibetan history, this book follows the evolution of Tibetan Buddhism's trülku (reincarnation) tradition from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries, along with the ... More


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