India Studies | Intro to the History of Tibet
I402 | 28690 | Elliot Sperling


(3 cr.) This course will survey Tibet's history from its earliest
period up through the present day. Students will become acquainted
with several facets of Tibet's history, including the Tibetan empire
of the 7th-9th centuries, the impact of Buddhism on Tibetan political
and social structures, aspects of Tibet's relations with neighboring
peoples, the development of the Dalai Lama's government, and the
current issue of Tibet.   This course has been approved for credit as
a culture option course. Exams: Midterm and final for undergraduate
and graduate students; graduate students will also be required to
write a paper.