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“A Bonpo Painting of Protector Deities” By Samten Karmay

“A Bonpo Painting of Protector Deities” By Samten Karmay

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Published by Vajra Books in November 2015, “A Bonpo Painting of Protector Deities” by Samten Karmay is an iconographic study of an unusual Tibetan Painting. 

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“Muslims in Amdo Tibetan Society: Multidisciplinary Approaches” By Marie-Paule Hille (Ed), Bianca Horlemann (Ed), Paul K. Nietupski (Ed)

“Muslims in Amdo Tibetan Society: Multidisciplinary Approaches” By Marie-Paule Hille (Ed), Bianca Horlemann (Ed), Paul K. Nietupski (Ed)

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Published by Lexington Books in November 2015, “Muslims in Amdo Tibetan Society: Multidisciplinary Approaches” By Marie-Paule Hille (Ed), Bianca Horlemann (Ed), Paul K. Nietupski (Ed) examines the role of Muslims in Amdo society and explores historical, socio-economic, political, religious, and linguistic aspects of Tibetan, Muslim, and Chinese interactions in this borderland region.

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“JFK’s Forgotten Crisis: Tibet, the CIA, and the Sino-Indian War” By Bruce Riedel

“JFK’s Forgotten Crisis: Tibet, the CIA, and the Sino-Indian War” By Bruce Riedel

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Published by the Brookings Institution Press in November 2015, “JFK’s Forgotten Crisis: Tibet, the CIA, and the Sino-Indian War” by Bruce Riedel provides new perspective and insights over Kennedy’s forgotten crisis in the most dangerous days of the cold war.

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“Tibetan Zen: Discovering a Lost Tradition” By Sam van Schaik

“Tibetan Zen: Discovering a Lost Tradition” By Sam van Schaik

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Published by Shambhala Publications in September 2015, “Tibetan Zen: Discovering a Lost Tradition” by Sam van Schaik translates some of the earliest surviving Tibetan Zen manuscripts preserved in Dunhuang. 

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“Tibetan Environmentalists in China: The King of Dzi” By Liu Jianqiang, Translated by Ian Rowen; Cyrus K. and Emily T. Yeh

“Tibetan Environmentalists in China: The King of Dzi” By Liu Jianqiang, Translated by Ian Rowen; Cyrus K. and Emily T. Yeh

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Published in December 2010 by Lexington Books, “Tibetan Environmentalists in China: The King of Dzi” by Liu Jianqiang and translated by Ian Rowen; Cyrus K. and Emily T. Yeh weaves together the life stories of five extraordinary contemporary Tibetans involved in environmental protection.

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“Changes on the Roof of the World: Reflections on Tibet” By Jigme Yeshe Lama (Ed.)

“Changes on the Roof of the World: Reflections on Tibet” By Jigme Yeshe Lama (Ed.)

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“Changes on the Roof of the World: Reflections on Tibet” is an attempt by young Tibetan research scholars from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), to create a source book on the issue of Tibet.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2015/16 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2015/16 Reading List

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Now that we’re well into the winter period, High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Winter 2015/16 Reading List – books on all aspects of Tibet!

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“Labrang Monastery: A Tibetan Buddhist Community on the Inner Asian Borderlands, 1709-1958” By Paul Kocot Nietupsk

“Labrang Monastery: A Tibetan Buddhist Community on the Inner Asian Borderlands, 1709-1958” By Paul Kocot Nietupsk

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Although published in December 2010 by Lexington Books, “Labrang Monastery: A Tibetan Buddhist Community on the Inner Asian Borderlands, 1709-1958” by Paul Kocot Nietupsk only recently came to the attention of High Peaks Pure Earth via a Twitter recommendation.

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“Songs of the Arrow” by Bhuchung D. Sonam

“Songs of the Arrow” by Bhuchung D. Sonam

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Launched in July 2015 in Dharamsala, India, “Songs of the Arrow” by Bhuchung D. Sonam is collection of poems and a short story published by Blackneck Books, an imprint of TibetWrites.

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“Tibet On Fire: Self-Immolations Against Chinese Rule” By Woeser

“Tibet On Fire: Self-Immolations Against Chinese Rule” By Woeser

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Published by Verso Books, “Tibet on Fire” by Woeser, translated by Kevin Carrico, will be available from January 12, 2016.

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