Reading list

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

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

0 by / on 10/01/2016, 13:15 / in Reading list, Reading List, Woeser

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

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Guest Post By Thubten Samphel: Book Review of “Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy” By Sulmaan Wasif Khan

Guest Post By Thubten Samphel: Book Review of “Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy” By Sulmaan Wasif Khan

0 by / on 08/12/2015, 15:08 / in Book Reviews, Comment, Reading list, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Thubten Samphel*. The guest post is a book review of “Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China’s Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands” by Sulmaan Wasif Khan.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2015 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2015 Reading List

0 by / on 05/08/2015, 12:22 / in Reading list, Reading List

Now that we’re well into the summer, High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2015 Reading List – books on all aspects of Tibet!

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“The Noodle Maker of Kalimpong: The Untold Story of My Struggle for Tibet” By Gyalo Thondup and Anne F. Thurston

“The Noodle Maker of Kalimpong: The Untold Story of My Struggle for Tibet” By Gyalo Thondup and Anne F. Thurston

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Published by Rider Books in April 2015, “The Noodle Maker of Kalimpong: The Untold Story of My Struggle for Tibet” by Gyalo Thondup and Anne F. Thurston are the memoirs of the Dalai Lama’s older brother Gyalo Thondup.

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“Sinophobia: Anxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity” By Franck Bille

“Sinophobia: Anxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity” By Franck Bille

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Published in December 2014 by University Of Hawai’i Press, “Sinophobia: Anxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity” by Franck Bille is a timely and groundbreaking study of the anti-Chinese sentiments currently widespread in Mongolia. 

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“The Lama Question: Violence, Sovereignty, and Exception in Early Socialist Mongolia” By Christopher Kaplonski

“The Lama Question: Violence, Sovereignty, and Exception in Early Socialist Mongolia” By Christopher Kaplonski

0 by / on 05/08/2015, 10:56 / in Reading list, Reading List

Published in November 2014 by the University Of Hawai’i Press, “The Lama Question: Violence, Sovereignty, and Exception in Early Socialist Mongolia” by Christopher Kaplonski looks at Mongolia’s new socialist government in 1921 and how they would combat the influence of the dominant Buddhist establishment to win the hearts and minds of the Mongolian people.

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“Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China’s Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands” By Sulmaan Wasif Khan

“Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China’s Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands” By Sulmaan Wasif Khan

0 by / on 05/08/2015, 10:55 / in Reading list, Reading List

Published in March 2015 by the University of North Carolina Press, “Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China’s Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands” by Sulmaan Wasif Khan tells the story of the People’s Republic of China dealing with the crisis of the Dalai Lama fleeing Lhasa in 1959.

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“Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature” By Lama Jabb

“Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature” By Lama Jabb

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Published by Lexington Books in June 2015, “Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature: The Inescapable Nation” by Lama Jabb is the first book-length study to appear in English on the literary, cultural and political roots of modern Tibetan literature. 

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“The Life of the Buddha” By Tenzin Chogyel (Author) & Kurtis R. Schaeffer (Editor, Introduction, Translator)

“The Life of the Buddha” By Tenzin Chogyel (Author) & Kurtis R. Schaeffer (Editor, Introduction, Translator)

0 by / on 05/08/2015, 10:54 / in Reading list, Reading List

Published in April 2015, this Penguin Classics edition of “The Life of the Buddha” is a new translation of Tenzin Chogyel’s text composed in the mid-eighteenth century.

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“The Holy Madmen of Tibet Paperback” By David M. DiValerio

“The Holy Madmen of Tibet Paperback” By David M. DiValerio

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Published in July 2015 by Oxford University Press, “The Holy Madmen of Tibet Paperback” by David M. DiValerio offers the first comprehensive study of Tibet’s “holy madmen” drawing on their biographies and writings, as well as tantric commentaries, later histories, oral traditions, and more.

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