The Treasury of Lives

Alexander Gardner is Director and Chief Editor of the Treasury of Lives. He completed his PhD in Buddhist Studies at the University of Michigan in 2007.

Published March 2022


Blo gros phun tshogs. 1995. Zhar byung bya rgod stobs ldan dang de'i khyim rgyud kyi lo rgyus rags rim. In Sde dge'i lo rgyus, pp. 185–205. Derge: Srid gros sde dge rdzong rig gnas lo rgyus rgyu cha bsdu sgrig u yon lhan khang. TBRC W26569.

Bsam gran. 1995. "Bya rgod stobs dan skyes rabs ngo mtshar." Mi rigs dus deb, vol. 4, pp. 30–40.

Goldstein, Melvyn C., Dawei Sherap and William Siebenschuh. 2004. A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phüntso Wangyé. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Kobayashi, Ryōsuke. 2018. "Militarisation of Dargyé Monastery: Contested Borders on the Sino-Tibetan Frontier during the Early Twentieth Century." Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie, vol. 27, Le bouddhisme et l'armée au Tibet pendant la période du Ganden Phodrang (1642-1959) / Buddhism and the Military in Tibet during the Ganden Phodrang Period (1642-1959), pp. 139-171.

Namkhai Norbu. 2012. Lamp that Enlightens Narrow Minds: The Life and Times of a Realized Tibetan Master, Khyentse Chokyi Wangchug. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books.

Orofino, Giacomella. 2021. "At the End of an Era: The Forgotten Story of 'Jam dbyangs Mkhyen brtse Chos kyi dbang phyug (1909–1960)." In Nonsectarianism (ris med) in 19th- and 20th-Century Eastern Tibet: Religious Diffusion and Cross-fertilization beyond the Reach of the Central Tibetan Government, Klaus-Dieter Mathes and Gabriele Coura, editors. Leiden: Brill, pp. 18–32.

Peng Wenbin. 2002. Khampa Self-rule Movements. In Khams pa Histories, Lawrence Epstein, editor. Leiden: Brill, pp. 57–84.

Sperling, Elliot. 1976. "The Red Army’s First Encounter with Tibet: Experiences on the Long March." Tibet Review, vol. 10, pp. 11–18.

Travers, Alice. 2016. "Between Private and Public Initiatives: Private Schools in pre-1951 Tibet." Himalaya vol. 35, no. 2. Available at: https:/ https://digitalcommons.macalester / .edu/himalaya/vol35/iss2/30 ol35/iss2/30

Tsomo, Yudru. 2018. "Women as Chieftains in Modern Kham History." Inner Asia, vol. 20, pp. 107–131.

Tsomu, Yudru. 2019. "The Rise of a Political Strongman in Dergé in the Early Twentieth Century. The Story of Jagö Topden." In Frontier Tibet: Patterns of Change in Sino- Tibetan Borderlands, Stéphane Gros, editor. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Wang Xiuyu. 2011. China’s Last Imperial Frontier: Late Qing Expansion in Sichuan’s Tibetan Borderlands. New York: Lexington Books.

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