The Treasury of Lives

Ryosuke Kobayashi is visiting scholar at Harvard-Yengching Institute and was previously a JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad and Visiting Scholar at Columbia University. His research interests include the history of Kham and the diplomatic activity of the Tibetan Government in the early 20th century.

Published February 2016


Andreyev, Alexandre. 1991. "Agwan Dorjiev and the Buddhist Temple in Petrograd," Cho Yang: The Voice of Tibetan Religion and Culture. The Council of Religious and Cultural Affairs of H. H. the Dalai Lama.

Andreyev, Alexandre. 2001a "An Unknown Russian Memoir by Agvan Dorzhiev," Inner Asia, 3(1).

Andreyev, Alexandre. 2001b "Russian Buddhists in Tibet, from the end of the nineteenth century – 1930s." Journal of Royal Asiatic Society, Series 3, 11(3).

Andreyev, Alexandre. 2003. Soviet Russia and Tibet: the Debacle of Secret Diplomacy, 1918 – 1930s. London-Boston: Brill.

Belov, Evgenij A. 2005. Rossija i Tibet: Sbornik Russkich Archivnych Dokumentov, 1900-1914. Moscow: Izdat. Firma "Vostočnaja Literatura" RAN..

Jampa Samten & Tsyrempilov, Nikolay. 2012 From Tibet Confidentially: Secret Correspondence of the Thirteenth Dalai Lama to Agvan Dorzhiev, 1911-1925, Dharamshala: Library ofTibetanWorks and Archives.

Korostovetz, I. J., 1926 Von Chinggis Khan zur Sowjetrepublik, Berlin und Leipzig.

Lamb, Alastair. The McMahon Line: A Study in the Relations between India, China and Tibet, 1904-1914, 2 vols., London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.

Li Hongzhang, Li Hongzhang quan ji [Collected Works of Li Hongzhang] (李鴻章全集), Haikou: Hainan chubanshe, 1997.

Montgomery, Yushen-khorlo Dugarova and Montgomery, Rovert. 1999 "The Buriat Alphabet of Agvan Dorzhiev", Kotkin, Stephan and Elleman, Bruce A eds., Mongolia in the Twentieth Century, M. E. Sharpe.

Ngag dbang blo bzang, 1924 Chos brgyad gdon gyis zin byas te rgyal khams don med nyul ba yi dam chos nor gyis dbul ba'i sprang btsun gzugs shig gi bgyi brjod gtam, 'bras blo gling gtsug lag gter mdzod 'phrul spar khang. W1KG4201

Shaumian, Tatiana. 2000. Tibet: the Great Game and Tsarist Russia, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.

Snelling, John. 1993. Buddhism in Russia: The Story of Agvan Dorzhiev, Lhasa's Emissary to the Tsar, Shaftsbury, Dorset: Element Books.

Teramoto Enga, 1974. Zōmō Tabi Nikki (藏蒙旅日記), Tokyo: Fuyō Shobō.

The Centennial of the Tibeto-Mongol Treaty: 1913-2013, Lungta, No. 17, Dharamsala, 2013.

Thubten J. Norbu & Martin, Dan(tr.), 1991. "Dorjiev: Memoirs of a Tibetan Diplomat." Hokke-Bunka Kenkyu, 17.

Tsyrempilov, Nikolay. 2012. The Open and Secret Diplomacy of Tsarist and Soviet Russia in Tibet: the Role of Agvan Dorzhiev (1912-1925). Uyama Tomohiko ed., Asiatic Russia: Imperial Power in Religional and International Contexts, London and New York: Routledge.

Zhou Weizhou. 2000 Ying'guo, eguo yu zhongguo Xizang [Britain, Russia and Chinese Tibet] (英国,俄国与中国西藏) Beijing: Zhongguo zangxue chubanshe.

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