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At the time of writing, the only published material is that from Melvyn Goldstein
and Cynthia Bead's work with a pastoral population at Phala Xiang near Lake
Dangra (Map 3, no. 1; Goldstein and Beall 1986, 1989, 1990; Goldstein 1987).
A Tibetan Principality was the subject of an important critique by Melvyn
Goldstein, who argued that it wrongly presented Sakya as an independent
political entity (Goldstein 197 1d). Two further valuable sources on Sakya in
recent times are ...
In addition, the village as a whole (that is, the body of full household members)
had obligations which its members were collectively responsible for fulfilling (see
Goldstein 1971a, 1971b, 1971c; Surkhang 1984). Not all Tibetan villagers had ...
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Samuel wrote Civilized Shamans for an anthropological audience, but the book has become a key text for students of Tibet’s history and religion. He proposes that shamanic influence is greater in ... Read full review
Civilized Shamans: Buddhism in Tibetan SocietiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Everything about this book on the political and religious history of Tibet is big. A 150-page discussion on the socio-economic developments in Tibet serves as an introduction; the major discussion on ... Read full review
Shamanic and Clerical Buddhism
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Buddhism in Contemporary Tibet: Religious Revival and Cultural Identity
Andrew L. Christenson
No preview available - 1998