Bhutan: an overview

Monks viewing a newly unfurled Buddhist thangka
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American University (Washington, D.C.). Foreign Areas Studies Division.
     Area handbook for Nepal (with Sikkim and Bhutan).  Washington, For sale by
   the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1964.
       UCB   Main      DS485.N4 A65

Apte, Robert Z.
      Three kingdoms on the roof of the world : Bhutan, Nepal, Ladakh / text
    and photographs by Robert Z. Apte.  Berkeley, Calif. : Parallax Press,
        UCB   Main      DS491.4 .A68 1990

Crossette, Barbara.
      So close to heaven : the vanishing Buddhist kingdoms of the Himalayas /
    Barbara Crossette.  1st ed.  New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random
    House, 1995.
        UCB   Main      BQ400.H542 C76 1995
        UCB   Moffitt   BQ400.H542 C76 1995

Dogra, R. C.
      Bhutan / Ramesh C. Dogra, compiler.  Oxford, England ; Santa Barbara,
    Calif. : Clio Press, c1990.
      Series title:  World bibliographical series ; v. 116.
        UCB   Ref/Bib   DS485.B503 .A12 D64, 1990
        UCB   S-S/EAsia DS485.B503 .A12 D64, 1990 REF

Nepal and Bhutan : country studies / edited by Andrea Matles Savada.  3rd
   ed.  Wahington, D.C. : Federal Research Division, Library of Congress : For
   sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Office, 1993.
     Series title:  DA pam ; 550-35.
     Series title:  Area handbook series.
       UCB   GovSocSci DS491.4 .N46 1993
       UCB   Law Lib   Asia KF5045 .A74 1993
       UCB   S-S/EAsia DS491.4 .N46 1993 REF

Rahul, Ram.
      Modern Bhutan [by] Ram Rahul.  Delhi, Vikas Publications [1971].
        UCB   Main      DS485.B503 R28 1971a
Rahul, Ram.
      Royal Bhutan / Ram Rahul.  New Delhi : A.B.C. Pub. House, 1983.
        UCB   Main      DS485.B503 R291 1983

Strydonck, Guy van.
      Bhutan, a kingdom of the eastern Himalayas / photographs, Guy van
    Strydonck ; texts, Francoise Pommaret-Imaeda, Yoshiro Imaeda ; English
    translation, Ian Noble.  1st ed.  Boston : Shambhala ; New York :
    Distributed in the United States by Random House, 1985.
        UCB   Moffitt   DS485.B503 S77 1985
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Barker, David K.
      Designs of Bhutan / David K. Barker.  1st ed.  Bangkok, Thailand : White
    Lotus, c1985.
        UCB   Main      TS1475 .B37 1985

Brag-phug Dge-bses Dge-'dun-rin-chen, 1926-
      The divine madman : the sublime life and songs of Drukpa Kunley ;
    translated by Keith Dowman and Sonam Paljor ; illustrated by Lee Baarslag.
    London : Rider, 1980.
        UCSB  Main Lib  BQ942.R87 B7313 1980
        UCSD  SSH       BQ942.R87 B7313 1980

From the land of the thunder dragon : textile arts of Bhutan / Diane K.
    Myers and Susan S. Bean, eds. ; Diana K. Myers ... [et. al].  London :
    Serindia ; Salem [Mass.] : Peabody Essex Museum, c1994.
        UCD   Shields   NK8876.8.B47 M9 1994
        UCLA  Arts      NK 8876.8 B47 P43 1994
        UCSB  Arts Lib  AEC-79925 Arts
        UCSC  McHenry   NK8876.8.B47 P43 1994

Knoblock, John H.
     Art of the Asian mountains; a group of paintings, sculptures, and objects
   from Bhutan, Nepal, Sikkim, and Tibet, lent by museums and private
   collections.  Miami, Fla., Miami Art Center [1968?].
       UCLA  Arts      N 7330 H54K75

Markus-Gansser, Ursula, 1941-
      The dragon kingdom : images of Bhutan / text by Blanche Christine Olschak
    ; translated from the German by Michael H. Kohn ; photographs by Ursula
    Markus-Gansser and Augusto Gansser.  1st ed.  Boston : Shambhala ; New York
    : Distributed in the U.S. by Random House, 1988.
        UCB   Main      DS491.5 .M3613 1988
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Rdzon kha'i dpe cha = Dzongkha reader.  1st ed.  [Thimphu] : Dept. of
   Education, His Majesty's Govt. of Bhutan, 1978-<1979   >.
       UCB   East Asia PL3651.L5 R408 1978 v.1-4 (1978-1979)
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Diefenbacher, Friederike.
     Bhutan / diplomarbeit von Friederike Diefenbacher an der Fachhochschule
   Karlsruhe.  Karlsruhe [West Germany] : Fachhochschule Karlsruhe, c1988.
     Scale 1:600,000 ;.
       UCB   Map Room  G7780 1988 .D5 Case D

India with Sikkim, Bhutan, Jammu and Kashmir.  [S.l. : s.n.], 1964.
     Scale [ca. 1:17,000,000].
       UCB   Map Room  Map 66 1964a Case D

Karan, Pradyumna P. (Pradyumna Prasad)
     The Kingdom of Bhutan by Pradyumna P. Karan. Cartography by James E.
   Queen; shaded relief by Eugene E. Zang.  [Lawrence, Kan.] 1965.
     Scale 1:253,440.
     Series title:  Annals of the Association of American Geographers. Map
   supplement ; no. 5.
       UCB   Map Room  G7780 1965 .K3 Case B

United States. Central Intelligence Agency.
      Sikkim and western Bhutan, selected ethnic groups.  [Washington : Central
    Intelligence Agency, 1970].
      Scale [ca. 1:1,000,000].
        UCSC  McHenry   G7653.S5E1 1970, .U5, CIA Maps
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Aris, Michael.
     Bhutan, the early history of a Himalayan kingdom / Michael Aris.
   Warminster, England : Aris & Phillips, c1979.
     Series title:  Aris & Phillips Central Asian studies.
       UCB   Main      DS485.B503 .A75
       UCB   S-S/EAsia DS485.B503 A74

Aris, Michael.
     Sources for the history of Bhutan / Michael Aris.  Wien : Arbeitskreis fur
   Tibetische und Buddhistische Studien, Universitat Wien, 1986.
     Series title:  Wiener Studien zur Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde ; Heft
       UCB   Main      DS485.B503 A741 1986

Bhutan : perspectives on conflict and dissent / edited by Michael Hutt.
     Gartmore, Stirlingshire, Scotland : Kiscadale, c1994.
       Series title:  Kiscadale Asia research series ; no. 3.
         UCD   Shields   DS492.7.B48 1994
         UCI             DS492.7 .B48 1994

Bhutan, towards sustainable development in a unique environment.  Thimphu,
    Bhutan : National Environmental Secretariat, Planning Commission, 1992.
        UCB   Main      HC440.25.Z9 E52 1992

Chakravarti, Balaram, 1935-
      A cultural history of Bhutan / by B. Chakravarti.  1st ed.  Chittaranjan
    : Hilltop, 1979-1980.
        UCB   Main      DS485.B503 C45 1979 v. 1-2 (1979-1980)

Das, Nirmala.
      The dragon country : the general history of Bhutan / Nirmala Das.  Bombay
    : Orient Longman, 1974.
        UCB   Main      DS485.B503 D371

Davis, Samuel.
      Views of Medieval Bhutan : the diary and drawings of Samuel Davis, 1783 /
    Michael Aris.  London : Serindia ; Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian
    Institution Press, 1982.
        UCB   Main      DS485.B503 .D38 1982

Dhakal, D. N. S.
      Bhutan : a movement in exile / D.N.S. Dhakal, Christopher Strawn.  1st
    ed.  Jaipur : Nirala Publications, 1994.
        UCB   Main      DS492 .D47 1994

Dorji, C. T.
      History of Bhutan based on Buddhism / by C.T. Dorji ; foreword by Lyonpo
    Dawa Tsering.  1st ed.  Thimphu, Bhutan : Sangay Xam in collaboration with
    Prominent Publishers, 1994.
        UCB   Main      DS492 .D67 1994

Hasrat, Bikrama Jit, 1915-
      History of Bhutan : land of the peaceful dragon.  Thimphu, Bhutan :
    Education Department, 1980.
        UCB   Main      DS485.B503 H37 1980

Karan, Pradyumna P. (Pradyumna Prasad)
      Bhutan; a physical and cultural geography.  Lexington, University of
    Kentucky Press, 1967.
        UCB   Main      f DS485.B51 K28
        UCB   S-S/EAsia DS485.B51 K28

Kardam, Nuket.
      Bringing women in : women's issues in international development programs
    / Nuket Kardam.  Boulder : L. Rienner Publishers, 1991.
        UCB   Main      HQ1240 .K37 1991
        UCB   Moffitt   HQ1240 .K37 1991

Rose, Leo E.
      The politics of Bhutan / Leo E. Rose.  Ithaca : Cornell University Press,
      Series title:  South Asian political systems.
        UCB   Main      DS485.B503 .R61
        UCB   Moffitt   DS485.B503 .R61
        UCB   S-S/EAsia DS485.B503 R67

Sinha, Awadhesh Coomar.
      Bhutan : ethnic identity and national dilemma / A.C. Sinha.  New Delhi :
    Reliance Pub. House, 1991.
      Series title:  Sociological publications in honour of K. Ishwaran ; vol.
        UCB   Main      DS492 .S56 1991

Singh, Nagendra.
      Bhutan, a kingdom in the Himalayas : a study of the land, its people and
    their government / by Nagendra Singh.  3rd rev. ed.  New Delhi : S. Chand,
        UCB   S-S/EAsia DS485.B503 S561 1985

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Rituals of the Drukpa Order..  Lyrichord LLST 7255. [1973?].
      1 disc. 33 1/3 rpm. stereo. 12 in.
      Series title: Tibetan Buddhist rites from the monasteries of Bhutan ; v.1.
        GTU   Library   M2188.B8 R5 1973 Phonodisc
Sacred dances and rituals of Nyingmapa and Drukpa Orders / recorded by John
    Levy.  New York : Lyrichord, [1973?].
      1 sound disc : 33 1/3 rpm, stereo. ; 12 in. Levy.  New York : Lyrichord, [1973?].
      1 sound disc : 33 1/3 rpm, stereo. ; 12 in.
      Series title: Tibetan Buddhist rites from the monasteries of Bhutan ; v.2.
        GTU   Library   M2188.B8 S3 1973 Phonodisc
Temple rituals and public ceremonies..  Lyrichord LLST 7257. [1973?].
      1 disc. 33 1/3 rpm. stereo. 12 in.
      Series title:  Tibetan Buddhist rites from the monasteries of Bhutan ; v.3.
        GTU   Library   M2188.B8 T4 1973 Phonodisc

Tibetan and Bhutanese instrumental and folk music.  Lyrichord LLST 7258.
      1 sound disc. 33 1/3 rpm. stereo. 12 in.
      Series title:  Tibetan Buddhist rites from the monasteries of Bhutan ; v.
        GTU   Library   M1824.T5 T52 1973 Phonodisc

Tibetan Buddhist rites from the monasteries of Bhutan.  New York :
    Lyrichord, [196-?].
      sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo. ; 12 in.
        UCB   Music     MUSI L7115 v. 1-4 ([196-]) v. 4 *c2 copies
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See also the UCB Media Resource Center's South Asia Videography
Incarnate Buddha kings of the dragon country : Buddhism in Bhutan /
   Video-Outlines ; produced by Nancy Moore Gettelman and Richard Sherburne.
   Bellevue, WA : Video-Outlines, c1991.
	The focus of this presentation is on the development of Buddhism
	in Bhutan, which shown to be an integral part of the history
	of that country.
     1 videocassette (37 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 text.
     UCB   Media Ctr VIDEO/C 2470

The JVC video anthology of world music and dance. South Asia V, Sri Lanka,
   Nepal, Bhutan / producer, ICHIKAWA Katsumori (JVC).  Tokyo : JVC, Victor
   Company of Japan [production company], 1988 ; Cambridge, MA : Rounder
   Records [distributor], [1990].
	Presents on film examples of music and dance from South Asia
        documented by accompanying text written by regional specialists.
     1 videocassette (48 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 2 guides.
     UCB   Media Ctr VIDEO/C 3528

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Please note: this is a introductory bibliography. For further references, please search your on-line catalogs or consult a librarian. Compiled by Vanessa Tait & Suzanne McMahon.

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