As the myths surrounding the Tibetan cause are challenged by scholars, emigre leaders may reconsider their claim that an independent Tibet is inevitable. And China's leaders may confront the self-delusion that because the Tibet question will end with the Dalai Lama, a compromise settlement is unnecessary.
Tibet: Myths and Realities
Barry Sautman is an associate professor in the division of social science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. A fully footnoted version of this essay is available by e-mailing the author at <email@example.com>.
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Barry Sautman; Tibet: Myths and Realities. Current History 1 September 2001; 100 (647): 278–283. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2001.100.647.278
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