Journal of Bhutan Studies Volume 19, Winter 2008

1. Druk Gyalpo Ugyen Wangchuck’s Twenty Points Proposal to the British India to Modernise Bhutan by Tshering Tashi In 1921, His Majesty Ugyen Wangchuck the first Druk Gyalpo, wrote a letter to Rufus Isaacs, the Earl of Reading, who was then the Governor-General and Viceroy of India, in which he submitted a 20 points proposal to … Read moreJournal of Bhutan Studies Volume 19, Winter 2008

Journal of Bhutan Studies Volume 18, Summer 2008

1. Multidimensional Poverty in Bhutan: Estimates and Policy Implications by Maria Emma Santos and Karma Ura This paper estimates multidimensional poverty in Bhutan applying a recently developed methodology by Alkire and Foster (2007) using the 2007 Bhutan Living Standard Survey data. Five dimensions are considered for estimations in both rural and urban areas (income, education, … Read moreJournal of Bhutan Studies Volume 18, Summer 2008

Journal of Bhutan Studies Volume 17, Winter 2007

1. Political Scenario in Bhutan during 1774-1906: An Impact Analysis on Trade and Commerce by Ratna Sarkar and Indrajit Ray This article seeks to bring out the causations between various political events and trade relation of Bhutan during the previous centuries. Section I of this article documents various political events that led to the evolution of Bhutanese trade … Read moreJournal of Bhutan Studies Volume 17, Winter 2007

Journal of Bhutan Studies Volume 16, Summer 2007

1. The Making of a Bhutanese Buddha: Preliminary Remarks on the Biography of Tenzin Gyatso, a Bhutanese Scholar-Yogi by Amy Holmes This biography tells the story of a Bhutanese practitioner who spent his life in the pursuit of learning and did not discriminate between different tenet systems, and who was willing to travel anywhere in order … Read moreJournal of Bhutan Studies Volume 16, Summer 2007