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Canopy of everlasting joy: an early source in Tibetan historiography and the history of West Tibet

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Tibetan historiography and the history of West Tibet
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A more descriptive title for the dissertation might be "Early historiography in Pu rang - Gu ge and its relationship between orality, kingship, and Tibetan identity: a close study of a recently uncovered 12th century historical manuscript from Tholing monastery in West Tibet." The present study is therefore a close textual analysis of all the outer and inner features of the Tholing Manuscript. When reading the text, there is the gradual realization that the archaic peculiarities in script,...

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David Thomas Pritzker More by this author

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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