Item description for Contributions to the Cultural History of Early Tibet (Brill's Tibetan Studies Library) by Matthew Kapstein, Olimpia Diaz, George Balanchine, Lisa Day, Lee S. Shulman, Frances E. Wall & David Mungello...
Early medieval Tibet remains one of the most challenging fields in Tibetan Studies overall, wherein numerous mysteries remain. The six contributions comprising the present collection shed light on major topics in history, literature and religion.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.65 lbs.
Release Date Jul 30, 2007
ISBN 9004160647 ISBN13 9789004160644
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More About Matthew Kapstein, Olimpia Diaz, George Balanchine, Lisa Day, Lee S. Shulman, Frances E. Wall & David Mungello
Matthew Kapstein is Numata Professor of Buddhist Studies at the University of Chicago. His previous publications include the "Tibetan Assimilation of Buddhism: Conversion, Contestation, and Memory" and, with the anthropologist Melvyn C. Goldstein, "Buddhism in Contemporary Tibet: Religious Revival and Cultural Identity". He is co-translator of the late H.H. Dujom Rinpoche's "The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism". Since 2002 he has also served as director of Tibetan Studies at the ecole Pratique des Hautes etudes, Paris.