The History of Bhutan Hardcover – 15 Aug 2014
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Unmatched in scope, clarity and insight into Bhutan of yesterday for understanding it today. It demonstrates how superb Buddhist learning complements Western scholarship' - Dasho Karma Ura, President of the Centre for Bhutan Studies 'This book will stand for years to come as both the standard history of Bhutan and as the standard against which future such books will be measured ... This is a book we have been waiting for' - Mark Mancall, Professor of History, Stanford University 'The first comprehensive, exhaustively researched history of Bhutan ... a must-read for both lay and scholarly audiences interested in Bhutanese history. --Kunzang Choden, author of Circle of Karma
About the Author
Lopen Karma Phuntsho is a leading scholar on Bhutan and teaches Buddhism and Bhutan Studies in the country and abroad. He finished his full monastic training before he joined Oxford University to pursue a D.Phil. in Oriental Studies. Since 2003, he has worked as a research fellow at Cambridge University and CNRS, Paris. The author of several books and numerous articles, he speaks and writes extensively on Bhutan's history, religion and culture.
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