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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2017 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2017 Reading List

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The year has flown by and we’ve finally updated our Winter 2016 reading list to include 12 more titles covering the span of the entire Tibetan Buddhist world.

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“One Voice: Portraits of the Tibetan Diaspora” By David Zimmerman

“One Voice: Portraits of the Tibetan Diaspora” By David Zimmerman

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Published in August 2017 by Kehrer Verlag, “One Voice: Portraits of the Tibetan Diaspora” is a book of portrait photographs by New York based David Zimmerman.

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“Old Demons, New Deities: Twenty-One Short Stories from Tibet” By Tenzin Dickie (Ed)

“Old Demons, New Deities: Twenty-One Short Stories from Tibet” By Tenzin Dickie (Ed)

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Published in July 2017 by OR Books, “Old Demons, New Deities: Twenty-One Short Stories from Tibet” is a new anthology compiled by Tenzin Dickie.

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“Tibetan Democracy: Governance, Leadership and Conflict in Exile” By Trine Brox

“Tibetan Democracy: Governance, Leadership and Conflict in Exile” By Trine Brox

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Published in May 2016 by I.B.Tauris, “Tibetan Democracy: Governance, Leadership and Conflict in Exile” by Trine Brox is an exploration into how democracy is viewed and practised amongst Tibetans in exile.

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“Learning to Be Tibetan: The Construction of Ethnic Identity at Minzu University of China” By Miaoyan Yang

“Learning to Be Tibetan: The Construction of Ethnic Identity at Minzu University of China” By Miaoyan Yang

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Published in March 2017 by Rowman and Littlefield, “Learning to Be Tibetan: The Construction of Ethnic Identity at Minzu University of China” by Miaoyan Yang is a study that seeks to explore the intersection between state schooling and ethnic identity construction of Tibetan students. 

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“Social Regulation: Case Studies from Tibetan History” By Jeannine Bischoff and Saul Mullard (Eds)

“Social Regulation: Case Studies from Tibetan History” By Jeannine Bischoff and Saul Mullard (Eds)

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Published by Brill in 2017, “Social Regulation: Case Studies from Tibetan History” is a collection edited by Jeannine Bischoff and Saul Mullard focusing on the mechanisms that regulated Tibetan societies from the 17th to the 20th centuries.

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“The Revolutionary Life of Freda Bedi: British Feminist, Indian Nationalist, Buddhist Nun” by Vicki Mackenzie

“The Revolutionary Life of Freda Bedi: British Feminist, Indian Nationalist, Buddhist Nun” by Vicki Mackenzie

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Published in March 2017 by Shambhala Publications, “The Revolutionary Life of Freda Bedi: British Feminist, Indian Nationalist, Buddhist Nun” by Vicki Mackenzie tells the story of Freda Bedi (1911–1977), the first Western woman to become a Tibetan Buddhist nun.

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“Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government: The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives” By Roberto Toniatti and Jens Woelk (Eds)

“Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government: The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives” By Roberto Toniatti and Jens Woelk (Eds)

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Published by Routledge, “Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government: The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives” edited by Roberto Toniatti and Jens Woelk assesses the current state of the international theory and practice of autonomy in order to pursue the possibility of regional self-government in Tibet. 

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“Tibetan Pastoralists and Development: Negotiating the Future of Grassland Livelihoods” By Andreas Gruschke and Ingo Breuer (Eds)

“Tibetan Pastoralists and Development: Negotiating the Future of Grassland Livelihoods” By Andreas Gruschke and Ingo Breuer (Eds)

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Published by Reichert Verlag, “Tibetan Pastoralists and Development: Negotiating the Future of Grassland Livelihoods”, edited by Andreas Gruschke and Ingo Breuer, is a compilation of fifteen field-work based chapters, written by Tibetan, Han Chinese and Western scholars from the social and environmental sciences.

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“The Art of Neighbouring: Making Relations Across China’s Borders” By Martin Saxer and Juan Zhang (Eds)

“The Art of Neighbouring: Making Relations Across China’s Borders” By Martin Saxer and Juan Zhang (Eds)

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Published by Amsterdam University Press as part of their Asian Borderlands series “The Art of Neighbouring: Making Relations Across China’s Borders” edited by Martin Saxer and Juan Zhang gathers contributors to examine how people in China’s borderland areas are actively engaging in making relationships across the border.

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