Appendix B – Books on Tibet, Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama

The list of literature below is, naturally, utterly incomplete when it comes to Tibetan matters of all kind, but it represents those books that either relate closely to the topic of the Panchen Lama controversy or, in the author’s humble opinion, they stand out from the rest.

[1] The Search for the Panchen Lama
By Isabel Hilton
ISBN: 0-393-04969-8

[2] China’s Tibet?
Autonomy or Assimilation
By Warren W. Smith Jr.
ISBN: 978-0-7425-3989-1

[3] Tibet’s Last Stand?
The Tibetan Uprising of 2008 and China’s Response
By Warren W. Smith Jr.
ISBN 978-0-7425-6685-9

[4] A Poisoned Arrow
The Secret Report of the 10th Panchen Lama
Tibet Information Network
ISBN: 0-953201 1-1-2

[5] Hostage of Beijing
The Abduction of the Panchen Lama
By Gilles Van Grasdorff
ISBN: 1-86204-561-5

Note: This book, Hostage of Beijing, was merely listed due to the intention of providing a complete record of works on the Panchen Lama subject. In all consequence, the combination of title and sub-title is utterly misleading. The book refers mostly to events in Tibetan history as they lead to the controversy, but it does not contain any information on the abduction of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima.

[6] Tibet
By Bradley Mayhew, Robert Kelly and John Vincent Bellezza
ISBN: 978-1-74104-569-7

[7] Contemporary Tibet: Politics, Development, and Society in a Disputed Region
By Barry Sautman and June Teufel Dreyer
ISBN: 978-0765613578

[8] The Snow Lion and the Dragon: China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama
By Melvyn C. Goldstein
ISBN: 978-0520219519

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