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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2013 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2013 Reading List

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  High Peaks Pure Earth is happy to see so many Tibet-related publications come out just over the past few months! Since our Summer reading list, there are lots of new books to update you all on. Some of these would make great holiday reading whilst some are academic titles but we hope that you find something of interest nonetheless. […]

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“Voices from Tibet: Selected Essays and Reportage”: By Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong

“Voices from Tibet: Selected Essays and Reportage”: By Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong

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Published by Hong Kong University Press in November 2013, “Voices from Tibet: Selected Essays and Reportage” is a volume featuring essays by Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong, edited and translated by Violet S. Law. From the publisher’s website: Voices from Tibet assembles essays and reportage in translation that capture many facets of the upheavals wrought by a rising China upon […]

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“Contestation and Adaptation: The Politics of National Identity in China” By Enze Han

“Contestation and Adaptation: The Politics of National Identity in China” By Enze Han

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Published in September 2013 by Oxford University Press USA, ”Contestation and Adaptation: The Politics of National Identity in China” by Enze Han looks at the complexities of national-identity contestation. From the publisher’s website: Simmering grievances and occasional outbursts of social unrest among ethnic minority populations in China challenge not only the ruling party’s legitimacy and governance, but also contemporary Chinese national identity and […]

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“A Home in Tibet” By Tsering Wangmo Dhompa

“A Home in Tibet” By Tsering Wangmo Dhompa

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  Published by Penguin Books India on September 20, 2013, “A Home in Tibet” is the first-full length book from US based Tibetan female poet Tsering Wangmo Dhompa and based on her life. From the publisher’s website: When her mother dies in a car accident along a great highway in India, far from her country and her family, Tsering decides to […]

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“Tibet: An Unfinished Story” By Lezlee Brown Halper and Stefan Halper

“Tibet: An Unfinished Story” By Lezlee Brown Halper and Stefan Halper

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Published by C Hurst & Co in November 2013, ”Tibet: An Unfinished Story” by Lezlee Brown Halper and Stefan Halper traces the origins and manifestations of the enduring ‘Tibetan myth’. From the publisher’s website: This book traces the origins and manifestations of the Tibetan myth, as propagated by Younghusband, Madam Blavatsky, Himmler, Acheson and Roosevelt. The authors discuss how, after WW2, […]

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“The Thirteenth Dalai Lama on the Run (1904-1906)” Edited by Sampildondov Chuluun and Uradyn E. Bulag

“The Thirteenth Dalai Lama on the Run (1904-1906)” Edited by Sampildondov Chuluun and Uradyn E. Bulag

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Published by Brill’s Inner Asia Archive in 2013, ”The Thirteenth Dalai Lama on the Run (1904-1906)” is a volume edited by Sampildondov Chuluun and Uradyn E. Bulag looking at archival documents from Mongolia from the time that the 13th Dalai Lama spent there in exile after fleeing the British invasion of Tibet. From the Brill website: In 1904, the Thirteenth Dalai […]

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“Monastic and Lay Traditions in North-Eastern Tibet” Edited by Yangdon Dhondup, Ulrich Pagel and Geoffrey Samuel

“Monastic and Lay Traditions in North-Eastern Tibet” Edited by Yangdon Dhondup, Ulrich Pagel and Geoffrey Samuel

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Published by Brill’s Tibetan Studies Library in late 2013, ”Monastic and Lay Traditions in North-Eastern Tibet” is a volume edited by Yangdon Dhondup and Ulrich Pagel from School of Oriental and African Studies, London and Geoffrey Samuel from Cardiff University focusing on the area Rebkong in Amdo. From the Brill website: In recent years, the Sino-Tibetan frontier regions have attracted increasing scholarly interest. […]

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“The Disempowered Development of Tibet in China: A Study in the Economics of Marginalization” By Andrew Fischer

“The Disempowered Development of Tibet in China: A Study in the Economics of Marginalization” By Andrew Fischer

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Published in December 2013 by Lexington Books, “The Disempowered Development of Tibet in China: A Study in the Economics of Marginalization” by Andrew Fischer looks at the major development programs that have been launched in Tibet since the mid-1990s by the Chinese central authorities. From the publisher’s website: Fischer argues that the intensified economic integration of Tibet into regional and […]

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“A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 3, The Storm Clouds Descend, 1955–1957” By Melvyn C. Goldstein

“A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 3, The Storm Clouds Descend, 1955–1957” By Melvyn C. Goldstein

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The third volume in the History of Modern Tibet series was published in December 2013 by University of California Press. ”A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 3, The Storm Clouds Descend, 1955–1957″ is from heavyweight Tibet scholar Melvyn C. Goldstein and looks at the events that happened in Tibet in the critical years 1955 – 1957. From the UC Press website: During this […]

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“On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society” Edited by Trine Brox and Ildikó Bellér-Hann

“On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society” Edited by Trine Brox and Ildikó Bellér-Hann

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To be published in January 2014 by NIAS Studies in Asian Topics, “On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society: Tibetans and Uyghurs in Socialist China”, edited by Trine Brox and Ildikó Bellér-Hann, is a volume that explores the arenas of socio-economic development and market liberalization, popular culture, urban planning and relocation, environment and ecological migration, civil society, education and language, ethno-nationalism, as […]

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