Melvyn C. Goldstein is John Reynolds Harkness Professor in Anthropology and Codirector of the Center for Research on Tibet at Case Western Reserve University. He is the author of many books on Tibet including A Tibetan Revolutionary The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phüntso Wangye (with Dawei Sherap and William R. Siebenschuh), Essentials of Modern Literary Tibetan: A Reading Course and Reference Grammar, and A History of Modern Tibet, 1913–1951, all published by UC Press.
“Impressively meticulous. [A] wealth of well-ordered detail and primary source material, both Tibetan and Chinese.” - Times Literary Supplement (TLS)
“An excellent and gripping read not only for historians.” - Vineeth Mathoor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, South Asia Research