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Title: The Brag dkar pa Family and g.Yang thang rDzong: An Example of Internal Alliances in Sikkim
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Saul Mullard
One Sentence Summary: The article explores the turbulence of the late 18th century in the southern Himalaya by examing two land documents.

Description: This article focuses on relations between Tibet and Sikkim during the later half of the 18th century. The second half of the 18th century was a time when Nepal was actively engaged in military efforts to expand into Sikkim and Tibet, including the Nepalese invasion of Sikkim in 1788. The author mainly relies on two land documents that highlight the alliance formed between the powerful Drakkarpa (brag dkar pa) family and the state of Sikkim. (Ben Deitle 2006-02-13)

Publisher Place: Gangtok, Sikkim
Publisher: Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
Normalized publisher place: Gangtok, Sikkim
Publisher country: India
Publisher URL: http://www.tibetology.com/
Published Date: 2003-11
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/bot/bot_2003_02_03.pdf
Subject: Nepal-Sikkim relations
Sikkim-Tibet relations
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Tibet -- Bulletin of Tibetology -- 2003, vol. 39, no. 2
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Sikkim -- Bulletin of Tibetology -- Vol. 39, no. 2 (2003)
Cultural Coverage: Bhutan
Temporal coverage: 18th century CE
Language: English
Source URL: www.tibetology.com/asp/Publications.htm
Source: Bulletin of Tibetology
Source Editor: Anna Balikci-Denjongpa
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 39
Source Number: 2
Source Page Numbers: 53-66
Frequency of publication: Semi-annually
ISBN/ISSN: 5251516

Means of availability: Articles are available in PDF format online within the Tibetan & Himalayan Library's bibliographic database.

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Resource Type: Article
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Date Of Record Creation: 2005-12-21 17:56:52
Date Record Checked: 2006-02-13
Date Last Modified: 2006-02-13 16:03:08
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