A History of the Tibetan Empire

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Translation of ancient Tibetan texts, known as Dunhuang manuscripts, detailing the events in the  Pugyal Dynasty from its prehistoric origins to its emperors spanning the 5th to 9th centuries in Tibet.  A scholarly work combining analysis of the social structure, politics, legal and economic systems, military, religion and culture of ancient Tibet.   Highlighted with full color images and supplemented with bibliographies of publications in Tibetan, Chinese and Western languages.  An invaluable research tool and resource.  In English.

Written by His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, the 37th throne-holder of the Drikung Kagyu lineage; translated by Meghan Howard with Tsultrim Nakchu. 600 pages.