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Sean Jones left school in England in the 1960s to travel overland to India and lived in the Himalayan regions for a decade, before returning to London to establish a successful travel business. From 1985 he travelled all over Tibet and in the UK he co-founded a number of Tibet-related organizations. An autodidact, he wrote and published various articles on Tibet, its people and its history, including in Wikipedia.

Published June 2018


Karmay, Samten G. 2009. The Arrow and the Spindle, Studies in History, Myths, Rituals and Beliefs in Tibet. Revised edition. Kathmandu: Mandala Book Point.

Karmay, Samten G. (Translator). 2014. Trulwai Roltsai; The Illusive Play ["Dukula"]: The Autobiography of the Fifth Dalai Lama. Chicago: Serindia Publications.

Ngag dbang blo bzang rgya mtsho. 1989. Ngag dbang blo bzang rgya mtsho'i rnam thar ("Dukula"), vol. 1. Lhasa: Bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang. TBRC W175.

Ngag dbang blo bzang rgya mtsho. 1679. Rang rnam du kü la'i gos bzang, 3 vols. Lhasa: bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang. TBRC W175.

Richardson, Hugh E. 1998. High Peaks, Pure Earth; Collected Writings on Tibetan History and Culture. London: Serindia Publications.

Róna-Tas, András (Ed). 1991. VariaEurasiatica: Festschrift für Professor András Róna-Tas. University of Michigan: Department of Altaic Studies.

Shakabpa, Tsepon W.D. 1967. Tibet: A Political History. New York: Yale University Press, and (1984), Singapore: Potala Publications.

Shakabpa, Tsepon W.D. 2010. One Hundred Thousand Moons. An Advanced Political History of Tibet (2 volumes). Leiden: Brill's Tibetan Studies Library.

Tucci, Giuseppe. 1949. Tibetan Painted Scrolls, vol. 1. Rome: La Libreria dello Stato.

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