Tibetan Sources for the Study of Tibetan History
This course will deal with the corpus of Tibetan-language sources for the study of Tibetan history. Students will be exposed to the basic tools for dealing with Tibetan histories, biographies, and geographical materials and related sources. They will be introduced to the major dictionaries and bibliographies, text publication series, online data bases, and document collections, etc. They will learn how to locate, handle, and navigate through all of these materials through weekly assignments.