British attitude to Nepal"s relations with Tibet and China, 1814-1914
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Published by Bahri in Chandigarh .
Written in English



  • Nepal,
  • Tibet (China),
  • China,
  • India,
  • Himalayan States


  • Nepal -- Foreign relations -- China -- Tibet.,
  • Tibet (China) -- Foreign relations -- Nepal.,
  • Nepal -- Foreign relations -- China.,
  • China -- Foreign relations -- Nepal.,
  • Nepal -- Foreign relations -- India.,
  • India -- Foreign relations -- Nepal.,
  • Himalayan States -- Politics and government.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRavuri Dhanalaxmi.
LC ClassificationsDS494.8.T5 D45
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 182 p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3927698M
LC Control Number81901495

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Result: British victory with Treaty of Sugauli, (March 4, ), agreement between the Gurkha chiefs of Nepal and the British Indian government that ended the Anglo-Nepalese (Gurkha) War (–16).By the treaty, Nepal renounced all claim to the disputed Tarai, or lowland country, and ceded its conquests west of the Kali River and extending to the Sutlej on: Kingdom of Nepal. The foreign relations of Tibet are documented from the 7th century onward, when Buddhism was introduced by missionaries from Tibetan Empire fought with Tang China for control over territory dozens of times, despite peace marriage twice. Tibet was conquered by the Mongol Empire and that changed its internal system of government, introducing the Dalai Lamas, as well as subjecting Tibet.   Any pretensions by the British that Nepal was a vassal state of China were removed by Chandra in a most forceful way: “The claim—that the deputation [to China; Nepal had agreed to send a deputation to China every five years in a treaty] proved the vassal character of Nepal—is not only an unwarranted fiction but is also a damaging. Nepal, however, was also careful to maintain a friendly relationship with China and Tibet, both for economic reasons and to counterbalance British predominance in South Asia. The British withdrawal from India in deprived the Ranas of a vital external .

Nepal's peace zone proposal: many voices, one concern / [editor, Prem Kumari Pant] India and Nepal: treaties, agreements, understandings / editor, B.C. Upreti; India and Nepal: aspects of interdependent relations / [edited by] Ramakant, B.C. Upreti; British attitude to Nepal's relations with Tibet and China, / Ravuri Dhanalaxmi. Nepal has asymmetric relations with both India and China in terms of national power. Nepalese psyche has been shaped by the very geostrategic situation since the time immemorial. However, Nepal as. British Attitude to Nepal's Relations with Tibet and China, Chandigarh, India: Bahri, Bhasin, nts on Nepal ˇs Relations with India and China, , Academic Books, Shaha, RishikeshNepali Politics Retrospect and Prospect, Oxford University Press, , p This book is the first of three volumes on the history of this frontier from the latter part of the eighteenth century to the opening years of the twentieth century. Tibet is discussed here; and the subsequent volumes will be concerned with British relations with Sinkiang and Yunnan.

  Indeed, as with China’s relations with the Mongols and the Japanese, the balance of power between China and Tibet has shifted back and forth over the centuries. Early Interactions The first known interaction between the two states came in A.D., when the Tibetan King Songtsan Gampo married the Princess Wencheng, a niece of the Tang Emperor. Britain and Tibet A Select Annotated Bibliography of British Relations with Tibet and the Himalayan States including Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan Julie Marshall This bibliography is a record of British relations with Tibet in the period from to   On the question of Tibet, there was division within the British ranks. The Government of India’s approach on Tibet was completely at variance with that of Whitehall and of the English embassy in China. The British establishment in India was concerned about its regional interests centring on the rhetoric of Russian entry into India through Lhasa.   In just a few months, the United Kingdom’s overall policy toward China has changed dramatically. Until recently, Downing Street was famously defining itself as “China’s best partner in the West” and was committed to intensifying its proclaimed “golden era” of relations with Beijing.