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Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Meltdown in Tibet” By Michael Buckley

Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Meltdown in Tibet” By Michael Buckley

0 by / on 04/11/2014, 17:18 / in Book Reviews, New, Reading list, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Jonathan Mirsky, a book review of “Meltdown in Tibet: China’s Reckless Destruction of Ecosystems from the Highlands of Tibet to the Delta of Asia” by Michael Buckley, to be published in November 2014 by Palgrave Macmillan.

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Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Land of Pure Vision: The Sacred Geography of Tibet and the Himalaya” By David Zurick

Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Land of Pure Vision: The Sacred Geography of Tibet and the Himalaya” By David Zurick

0 by / on 23/09/2014, 17:11 / in Book Reviews, New, Reading list, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Jonathan Mirsky, a book review of “Land of Pure Vision: The Sacred Geography of Tibet and the Himalaya” by David Zurick, published at the end of July 2014 by the University Press of Kentucky and featured on our most recent Reading List.

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Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “The Emperor Far Away” By David Eimer

Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “The Emperor Far Away” By David Eimer

0 by / on 04/09/2014, 18:35 / in Book Reviews, New, Reading list, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Jonathan Mirsky, a book review of “The Emperor Far Away: Travels at the Edge of China” by David Eimer, published in August 2014 by Bloomsbury.

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Book Review: “Mandarin Gate” By Eliot Pattison

Book Review: “Mandarin Gate” By Eliot Pattison

3 by / on 19/08/2014, 11:39 / in Book Reviews, New, Reading list, Reading List

First published by Minotaur Books in November 2012, “Mandarin Gate” is the most recent work of fiction by Eliot Pattison set in Tibet as part of the “Inspector Shan Series”.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2014 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2014 Reading List

5 by / on 08/07/2014, 01:10 / in New, News, Reading list

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

0 by / on 07/07/2014, 23:35 / in Reading list

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

0 by / on 07/07/2014, 23:18 / in Reading list

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

0 by / on 07/07/2014, 22:48 / in Reading list

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

0 by / on 07/07/2014, 22:34 / in Reading list

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.

0 by / on 07/07/2014, 18:22 / in Reading list

  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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