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A polymath from Amdo: the many hats of Sumpa Khenpo Yeshe Paljor (1704–1788)

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The eighteenth century is a key period for Amdo, a region which sits at the crossroads between Tibetan, Mongolian, and Chinese cultural and political spheres of influence. Due to the shifting geo-political landscape of this period, studies have frequently focused on the many historic events, overlooking more localised and personal accounts. This thesis will add to the growing trend of studying personal histories by focusing on the experiences and perspectives of one individual; Sumpa Khenp...

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HUMS
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Oriental Studies Faculty
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Programme:
Arts and Humanities Research Council Studentship
Funding agency for:
Griffiths, RM
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AH/K503198/1
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Tibetan and English
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Deposit date:
2021-05-07

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