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South Asian History:
Bhutan

General Introduction

Bhutan - a bibliographical introduction.
Historical Setting of Bhutan

Chronology

Arrival of Buddhism
Rivalry Amongst the Sects
Theocratic Government (1616-1907 AD)
Administrative Integration and Conflict with Tibet (1651-1728 AD)
Civil Conflict (1728-1772 AD)
British Intrusion (1772 -1907 AD)
Establishment of the Hereditary Monarchy (1907 AD)
Development of Centralized Government (1926-1952 AD)
Modernization under Jigme Dorji (1952-1972 AD)
Entering the Outside World (1972-1986 AD)
Politics and Insurgency in Bhutan (1952-1999)



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