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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2014 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2014 Reading List

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High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2014 Reading List – books on all aspects of Tibet!

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“Rewriting Shangri-la: Tibetan Youth, Migrations and Literacies in Mcleod Ganj, India” By Heidi Swank

“Rewriting Shangri-la: Tibetan Youth, Migrations and Literacies in Mcleod Ganj, India” By Heidi Swank

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Published as part of Brill’s Tibetan Studies Library in January 2014, “Rewriting Shangri-la: Tibetan Youth, Migrations and Literacies in Mcleod Ganj, India” by Heidi Swank is an examination of differing histories of migration and exile through the lens of everyday literacies.

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“The Monasteries of Amdo: A Comprehensive Guide to the Monasteries of the Amdo Region of Tibet” By Stewart Smith

“The Monasteries of Amdo: A Comprehensive Guide to the Monasteries of the Amdo Region of Tibet” By Stewart Smith

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Self-published in December 2013, “The Monasteries of Amdo: A Comprehensive Guide to the Monasteries of the Amdo Region of Tibet” is the result of over 20 years of travel and original research by the author throughout the whole of Amdo.

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“Colloquial Tibetan: The Complete Course for Beginners” By Jonathan Samuels

“Colloquial Tibetan: The Complete Course for Beginners” By Jonathan Samuels

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Published by Routledge in December 2013, “Colloquial Tibetan” by Jonathan Samuels provides a step-by-step course in Central Tibetan as it is spoken by native speakers. Two 60-minute CDs (or MP3s) are also available which reinforce material from the book.

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“Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine” Edited by Theresia Hofer

“Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine” Edited by Theresia Hofer

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Published in March 2014 by University of Washington Press with Rubin Museum of Art, “Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine” is an interdisciplinary exploration of the relationship among the Tibetan art and science of healing (Sowa Rigpa), Buddhism, and arts and crafts.

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“Gendun Chopel – Tibet’s First Modern Artist” By Donald S. Lopez Jr.

“Gendun Chopel – Tibet’s First Modern Artist” By Donald S. Lopez Jr.

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  Published by Serindia in August 2013, “Gendun Chopel – Tibet’s First Modern Artist” is by Donald S. Lopez Jr. together with Trace Foundation’s Latse Library.

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“Mapping Shangrila: Contested Landscapes in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands” Edited by Emily Yeh and Chris Coggins

“Mapping Shangrila: Contested Landscapes in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands” Edited by Emily Yeh and Chris Coggins

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Published by University of Washington Press in June 2014, “Mapping Shangrila” brings together a variety of experts on culture, politics, and the environment in the Sino-Tibetan borderlands. The book features a foreword by respected scholars Stevan Harrell and Ralph Litzinger.

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“A Change in Worlds on the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands: Politics, Economies, and Environments in Northern Sichuan” By Jack Patrick Hayes

“A Change in Worlds on the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands: Politics, Economies, and Environments in Northern Sichuan” By Jack Patrick Hayes

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  Published by Lexington Books in December 2013, “A Change in Worlds on the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands” explores the environmental, economic, and political history of the Sino-Tibetan Songpan region of northern Sichuan from the late imperial Qing Dynasty to the early 21st century.

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“Hollywood’s Representations of the Sino-Tibetan Conflict: Politics, Culture, and Globalization” By Jenny George Daccache and Brandon Valeriano

“Hollywood’s Representations of the Sino-Tibetan Conflict: Politics, Culture, and Globalization” By Jenny George Daccache and Brandon Valeriano

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Published in December 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan, in this book, Jenny George Daccache and Brandon Valeriano analyse Hollywood’s shift in its depictions of China and Tibet.

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“Land of Pure Vision: The Sacred Geography of Tibet and the Himalaya” By David Zurick, Foreword by Eric Valli

“Land of Pure Vision: The Sacred Geography of Tibet and the Himalaya” By David Zurick, Foreword by Eric Valli

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To be published at the end of July 2014 by the University Press of Kentucky, “Land of Pure Vision: The Sacred Geography of Tibet and the Himalaya” by David Zurick is a volume of photographs of sacred sites from all over the Himalayan region.

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