This bibliography is a record of British relations with Tibet in the period from 1765 to 1947. It also provides background information to Tibet's claims to independence, an issue of current importance. The work is divided into a number of sections and subsections, based on chronology, geography and events. The introductions to each of the sections provide a condensed and informative history of the period and place the books and articles in their historical context. This work is both a history and a bibliography of the subject, and provides a rapid entry into a complex area for scholars in the fields of international relations and military history as well as Asian history.
Foreword Preface Introduction Periodical Abbreviations 1. Sources Consulted 2. General 3. First British Contacts with the Himalayan Area and the Policy of Warren Hastings 4. Nepal 1788-1903 5. Western Tibet and the Western Himalayan Area 1800-1903 6. Sikkim 1814-1903 7. Bhutan 1800-1903 8. Tibet and Western China 1800-1903 9. Assam Himalayan Region to 1903 10. The Twentieth Century 11. Younghusband Expedition 1903-1904 12. British and Chinese Relations with Tibet 1905-1914 13. Assam Himalayan Region 1905-1914 14. British and Chinese Relations with Tibet 1914-1947 15. Assam Himalayan Region 1914-1947 16. India-China Border Disputes 17. Addenda Author Index Subject Index