English-language Books on Modern Tibetan Studies, 2011-2013

Monographs & Studies

Gendun Chopel, Thupten Jinpa and Donald S. Lopez Jr. Grains of Gold: Tales of a Cosmopolitan Traveler

Sienna Craig Healing Elements: Efficacy and the Social Ecologies of Tibetan Medicine

Tsering Wangmo Dhompa A Home in Tibet

Andrew Martin Fischer The Disempowered Development of Tibet in China: A Study in the Economics of Marginalization

Melvyn C. Goldstein A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 3: The Storm Clouds Descend, 1955-1957

Jim Goodman Living in Shangrila: Tibetans and Mosuo in Northwest Yunnan

Paul G. Hackett Theos Bernard, the White Lama: Tibet, Yoga, and American Religious Life

Lezlee Brown Halper and Stefan Halper Tibet: An Unfinished Story

Clare Harris The Museum on the Roof of the World: Art, Politics, and the Representation of Tibet

Tina Harris Geographical Diversions: Tibetan Trade, Global Transactions

Jack Patrick Hayes A Change in Worlds on the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands: Politics, Economies, and Environments in Northern Sichuan

Theresia Hofer Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine

Fabienne Jagou The Ninth Panchen Lama (1883-1937): A Life at the Crossroads of Sino-Tibetan Relations

Tenzin Jinba In the Land of the Eastern Queendom: The Politics of Gender and Ethnicity on the Sino-Tibetan Border

John Kenneth Knaus Beyond Shangri-La: America and Tibet's Move into the 21st Century

Pauline MacDonald Dharamsala Days, Dharamsala Nights: The Unexpected World of the Refugees from Tibet

Parshotram Mehra The North-Eastern frontier: A documentary study of the internecine rivalry between India, Tibet and China Volume 2 1914-54

Erik Mueggler The Paper Road: Archive and Experience in the Botanical Exploration of West China and Tibet

Thomas Neuhaus Tibet in the Western Imagination

Martin Saxer Manufacturing Tibetan Medicine: The Creation of an Industry and the Moral Economy of Tibetanness.

Stewart Smith The Monasteries of Amdo: A Comprehensive Guide to the Monasteries of the Amdo Region of Tibet

Heidi Swank Rewriting Shangri-la: Tibetan Youth, Migrations and Literacies in Mcleod Ganj, India

Xiuyu Wang China's Last Imperial Frontier: Late Qing Expansion in Sichuan's Tibetan Borderlands

Nina Wegner, Taylor Weidman and His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso the Dalai Lama Mustang: Lives and Landscapes of the Lost Tibetan Kingdom

Koen Wellens Religious Revival in the Tibetan Borderland

Emily Yeh Taming Tibet: Landscape Transformation and the Gift of Chinese Development.


Jonathan Samuels Colloquial Tibetan: The Complete Course for Beginners

Collected Volumes

Trine Brox and Ildiko Beller-Hann (eds) On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society (NIAS Studies in Asian Topics)

Katia Buffetrille (ed.) Revisiting Rituals in a Changing Tibetan World

Sampildondov Chuluun and Uradyn E. Bulag (eds) The Thirteenth Dalai Lama on the Run (1904-1906)

Yangdon Dhondup, Ulrich Pagel and Geoffrey Samuel (eds) Monastic and Lay Traditions in North-Eastern Tibet

Saul Mullard (ed.) Critical Readings on the History of Tibetan Foreign Relations

Andrew Quintman and Benjamin Bogin (eds) Himalayan Passages: Tibetan and Newar Studies in Honor of Hubert Decleer

Charles Ramble, Peter Schwieger & Alice Travers, Tibetans Who Escaped the Historian's Net. Studies in the social history of Tibetan Societies

Kurtis R. Schaeffer, Matthew T. Kapstein and Gray Tuttle (eds) Sources of Tibetan Tradition

Alice Travers, Kelsang Norbu Gurung, Tim Myatt, Nicola Schneider (eds), Revisiting Tibetan Culture and History, Proceedings of the Second International Seminar of Young Tibetologists, Paris, 2009 (Volume 1, Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines n°21)

Gray Tuttle and Kurtis R. Schaeffer (eds) The Tibetan History Reader

Emily T. Yeh, Chris Coggins, Ralph A. Litzinger and Stevan Harrell (eds) Mapping Shangrila: Contested Landscapes in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands

Released in Paperback

Tubten Khétsun and Matthew Akester Memories of Life in Lhasa Under Chinese Rule

Hildegard Diemberger and Marilyn Strathern When a Woman Becomes a Religious Dynasty: The Samding Dorje Phagmo of Tibet