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Title: Silver on Lapis: Tibetan Literary Culture and History
Language of title: English
Editor: Christopher I. Beckwith, 1945-

Description: The papers in this volume were originally presented at the conference "Beginning a Third Century of Tibetan Studies," which was held at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, April 17-19, 1984. The papers cover topics dealing with Tibetan history, medicine, literature, and thought. (Ben Deitle 2006-04-03)

Contributor: Dan Martin
Elliot Sperling
Christopher I. Beckwith
Anne-Marie Blondeau
Eva K. Dargyay
Thubten Jigme Norbu
Alex Waymen
Roy Andrew Miller
Turrell V. Wylie
Per Kværne
Publisher Place: Bloomington
Publisher: The Tibet Society
Normalized publisher place: Bloomington, IN
Publisher country: United States
Published Date: 1987
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/jts/Silver%20on%20Lapis.pdf
Extent: 220 p. : ill., facsims.
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Multi-Author Edited Volumes -- Conference Proceedings
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Multi-Author Edited Volumes -- Conference Proceedings -- Silver on Lapis (Beginning a Third Century of Tibetan Studies)
Cultural Coverage: Tibet
Language: English

Table of Contents: Pt. 1. History : The Tibetans in the Ordos and North China: Considerations on the Role of the Tibetan Empire in World History / Christopher I. Beckwith ; The Dynasty of Bzang-la (Zangskar, West-Tibet) and Its Chronology: A Reconsideration / Eva K. Dargyay ; Some Notes on the Early 'Bri-gung-pa Sgom-pa / Elliot Sperling - - pt. 2. Medicine : The Development of the Human Embryo According to Tibetan Medicine: The Treatise Written for Alexander Csoma de Kőrös by Sangs-rgyas Phun-tshogs / Thubten Jigme Norbu ; Researches on Poison, Garuḍa-Birds, and Nāga-Serpents Based on the Sgrub thabs kun btus / Alex Waymen - - pt. 3. Philology : Text Structure and Rule Ordering in the First Tibetan Grammatical Treatise / Roy Andrew Miller ; Notes on Csoma de Kőrös's Translation of a Tibetan Passport / Turrell V. Wylie - - pt. 4. Thought : Une polémique sur l'authenticité des Bka'-thaṅ au 17c siècle / Anne-Marie Blondeau ; Dualism in Tibetan Cosmogonic Myths and the Question of Iranian Influence / Per Kværne ; Illusion Web: Locating the Guhyagarbha Tantra in Buddhist Intellectual History / Dan Martin.

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