East Asian Studies
Here I report that part of the Manchu gaining control of Tibet was their use of religious manipulation. Through the line of Manchu leaders, there are trends of the Manchu focusing on securing their rule and using culture to gain compliance. The trend of securing power is set by early Qing leaders, and this trend becomes religious manipulation in later emperors.
Lee, Hannah Nancy, "Qing Dynasty Religious Manipulation of Tibet" (2023). East Asian Studies Honors Papers. 5.