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The Civilization of Tibet
CEUS-R 270
Elliot Sperling

This course carries CASE S&H & CASE GCC designations
This course carries GenEd S&H & GenEd WCC

This course is designed to introduce the student to the diverse aspects of Tibetan Civilization. Making extensive use of slides and other audio-visual materials, it is intended to cover in a general and introductory manner areas that are dealt with individually and in depth in more specialized courses in the Tibetan Studies program of the Department of Central Eurasian Studies. Topics that will be treated in this course include Tibet's literature, art, religion, society, history, and language. The course is strongly recommended for undergraduates intending to take higher level courses in the Department's Tibetan Studies program.

Requirements: midterm and final examination, and very short paper.

Texts: R.A. Stein, Tibetan Civilization.