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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2016 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2016 Reading List

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It might be a little late in the summer but there are still some long days and nights left during which to catch up on some Tibet-related reading! High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2016 Reading List – books on all aspects of Tibet!

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“Tibet on Fire: Buddhism, Protest, and the Rhetoric of Self-Immolation” By John Whalen-Bridge

“Tibet on Fire: Buddhism, Protest, and the Rhetoric of Self-Immolation” By John Whalen-Bridge

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Published in October 2015 by Palgrave Macmillan, “Tibet on Fire: Buddhism, Protest, and the Rhetoric of Self-Immolation” by John Whalen-Bridge examines the Tibetan self-immolation protests from 2011 to 2015. 

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“The Agendas of Tibetan Refugees: Survival Strategies of a Government-in-Exile in a World of Transnational Organizations” By Thomas Kauffmann

“The Agendas of Tibetan Refugees: Survival Strategies of a Government-in-Exile in a World of Transnational Organizations” By Thomas Kauffmann

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Published in September 2015 by Berghahn Books as part of their “Forced Migration” series, “The Agendas of Tibetan Refugees: Survival Strategies of a Government-in-Exile in a World of Transnational Organizations” by Thomas Kauffmann focuses on the interplay between Tibetan refugees and Western benefactors.

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“Religion and Modernity in the Himalaya” By Megan Adamson Sijapati and Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz (eds.)

“Religion and Modernity in the Himalaya” By Megan Adamson Sijapati and Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz (eds.)

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Published by Routledge in March 2016 as part of their Contemporary South Asia Series, “Religion and Modernity in the Himalaya” by Megan Adamson Sijapati and Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz (eds.) looks at religion as a powerful cultural, social, and political force in the Himalaya. 

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“The Tibetan Nonviolent Struggle: A Strategic and Historical Analysis” By Tenzin Dorjee (Tendor)

“The Tibetan Nonviolent Struggle: A Strategic and Historical Analysis” By Tenzin Dorjee (Tendor)

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Published in September 2015 by the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, “The Tibetan Nonviolent Struggle: A Strategic and Historical Analysis” is a monograph by Tenzin Dorjee (Tendor) examining Tibetan nonviolent resistance.

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“The Tenth Karmapa & Tibet’s Turbulent Seventeenth Century” By Karl Debreczeny and Gray Tuttle (eds.)

“The Tenth Karmapa & Tibet’s Turbulent Seventeenth Century” By Karl Debreczeny and Gray Tuttle (eds.)

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Published in June 2016 by Serindia, “The Tenth Karmapa & Tibet’s Turbulent Seventeenth Century” by Karl Debreczeny and Gray Tuttle (eds.), brings together specialists in literature, history, religion, and art to discuss the historical context of the Tenth Karmapa (1604-1674).

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“Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China’s West” By Ben Hillman and Gray Tuttle (eds.)

“Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China’s West” By Ben Hillman and Gray Tuttle (eds.)

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Published in April 2016 by Columbia University Press as part of their Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute series, “Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China’s West” by Ben Hillman and Gray Tuttle (eds.) is a volume of essays examining the roots of political tensions in Tibet and Xinjiang.

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“Tibetan Printing: Comparison, Continuities, and Change” By Hildegard Diemberger, Franz-Karl Ehrhard and Peter Kornicki (eds.)

“Tibetan Printing: Comparison, Continuities, and Change” By Hildegard Diemberger, Franz-Karl Ehrhard and Peter Kornicki (eds.)

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Published in June 2016 by Brill, “Tibetan Printing: Comparison, Continuities, and Change” contains the published results of the workshop “Printing as an Agent of Change in Tibet and beyond” held at Pembroke College, Cambridge, in November 2013. The volume has been edited by Hildegard Diemberger, Franz-Karl Ehrhard and Peter Kornicki.

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“China and Tibet – The Perils of Insecurity” By Tsering Topgyal

“China and Tibet – The Perils of Insecurity” By Tsering Topgyal

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Published in March 2016 by Hurst , “China and Tibet – The Perils of Insecurity” by Tsering Topgyal is a probing enquiry into Sino-Tibetan relations, both at the level of high politics and everyday interactions.

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“Rehearsing the State: The Political Practices of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile” By Fiona McConnell

“Rehearsing the State: The Political Practices of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile” By Fiona McConnell

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Published in March 2016 by Wiley as part of their Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) book series, “Rehearsing the State: The Political Practices of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile” by Fiona McConnell presents a comprehensive investigation of the institutions, performances, and actors through which the Tibetan Government-in-Exile is rehearsing statecraft. 

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