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Hemoglobin concentration of high-altitude Tibetans and Bolivian Aymara.
Elevated hemoglobin concentrations have been reported for high-altitude sojourners and Andean high-altitude natives since early in the 20th century. Thus, reports that have appeared since the 1970sExpand
Ventilation and hypoxic ventilatory response of Tibetan and Aymara high altitude natives.
Newcomers acclimatizing to high altitude and adult male Tibetan high altitude natives have increased ventilation relative to sea level natives at sea level. However, Andean and Rocky Mountain highExpand
The Snow Lion and the Dragon: China, Tibet and the Dalai Lama
Tensions over the 'Tibet Question' - the political status of Tibet - are escalating everyday. The Dalai Lama has gained broad international sympathy in his appeals for autonomy from China, yet theExpand
A History of Modern Tibet, 1913-1951: The Demise of the Lamaist State
The 'Tibetan Question', the nature of Tibet's political status vis-a-vis China, has been the subject of often bitterly competing views while the facts of the issue have not been fully accessible toExpand
Higher offspring survival among Tibetan women with high oxygen saturation genotypes residing at 4,000 m.
Here we test the hypothesis that high-altitude native resident Tibetan women with genotypes for high oxygen saturation of hemoglobin, and thus less physiological hypoxic stress, have higher DarwinianExpand
Fraternal polyandry and fertility in a high Himalayan valley in Northwest Nepal
The manner in which cultural factors affect fertility has become an important area of anthropological concern. In this article, it will be shown that while fraternal polyandry does not affectExpand
new perspectives on Tibetan fertility and population decline
Addresses the claim that Tibet has experienced a population decline since the 7th century due to low fertility levels influenced by cultural and psychological factors and as such represents anExpand
A history of modern Tibet