Baltimore, Md. : University of Maryland School of Law, 
86 pages ; 23 cm.
Maryland series in contemporary Asian studies ; 2009, no. 3.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : the continuing claim of Tibetan statehood Is international law relevant to the question of Tibetan statehood? "Old Tibet" as fit to be independent Pseudo-indicators of independence Did Tibet fulfill the accepted criteria of statehood? Theories of state recognition : declaratory and constitutive The ruse of "suzerainty" The historical connection India, the US and claims of Tibet's "right to independence" Conclusion : abandoning Tibet independence.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.