A History of Modern Tibet, 1913-1951: The Demise of the Lamaist State

@inproceedings{Goldstein1989AHO,
  title={A History of Modern Tibet, 1913-1951: The Demise of the Lamaist State},
  author={M. Goldstein and Gelek Rimpoche},
  year={1989}
}
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 to interested observers. While one faction has argued that Tibet was, in the main, historically independent until it was conquered by the Chinese Communists in 1951 and incorporated into the new Chinese state, the other faction views Tibet as a traditional part of China that split away at the… Expand