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“The Division of Heaven and Earth: On Tibet’s Peaceful Revolution” By Shokdung

“The Division of Heaven and Earth: On Tibet’s Peaceful Revolution” By Shokdung

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Published by Hurst in December 2016, “The Division of Heaven and Earth: On Tibet’s Peaceful Revolution” by Shokdung and translated by Matthew Akester, is one of the most influential and important books from Tibet in the modern era — a passionate indictment of Chinese policies and an eloquent analysis of protests that swept Tibet from March 2008 as a re-awakening of […]

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“Jamyang Khyentsé Wangpo’s Guide to Central Tibet” By Matthew Akester

“Jamyang Khyentsé Wangpo’s Guide to Central Tibet” By Matthew Akester

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Published in September 2016 by Serindia Publications, “Jamyang Khyentsé Wangpo’s Guide to Central Tibet” by Matthew Akester is an illustrated translation of the earliest and best-known guidebook to Tibet.

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“Contesting the Yellow Dragon: Ethnicity, Religion, and the State in the Sino-Tibetan Borderland” By Xiaofei Kang and Donald S. Sutton

“Contesting the Yellow Dragon: Ethnicity, Religion, and the State in the Sino-Tibetan Borderland” By Xiaofei Kang and Donald S. Sutton

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Published in June 2016 by Brill, “Contesting the Yellow Dragon: Ethnicity, Religion, and the State in the Sino-Tibetan Borderland” by Xiaofei Kang and Donald S. Sutton is the first long-term study of the Sino-Tibetan borderland.

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“Krishna in the Garden of Assam, The History and Context of a Much-Travelled Textile” By T. Richard Blurton

“Krishna in the Garden of Assam, The History and Context of a Much-Travelled Textile” By T. Richard Blurton

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Published in March 2016 by British Museum Press, “Krishna in the Garden of Assam, The History and Context of a Much-Travelled Textile” by T. Richard Blurton is an illustrated guide to the Vrindavani Vastra – the most important surviving example of an Assamese devotional textile.

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“Shadow States: India, China and the Himalayas, 1910–1962” By Bérénice Guyot-Réchard

“Shadow States: India, China and the Himalayas, 1910–1962” By Bérénice Guyot-Réchard

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Published in October 2016 by Cambridge University Press, “Shadow States: India, China and the Himalayas, 1910–1962” by Bérénice Guyot-Réchard is the first book to unpack Sino-Indian tensions from the angle of competitive state-building – through a study of their simultaneous attempts to win the approval and support of the Himalayan people.

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“Social Structuration in Tibetan Society: Education, Society, and Spirituality” By Jia Luo

“Social Structuration in Tibetan Society: Education, Society, and Spirituality” By Jia Luo

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Published in December 2016 by Lexington Books, “Social Structuration in Tibetan Society: Education, Society, and Spirituality” by Jia Luo is unique in the literature concerning both the sociology of education and Tibetan society.

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“Photography and Tibet” By Clare Harris

“Photography and Tibet” By Clare Harris

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Published by Reaktion Books in October 2016, “Photography and Tibet” by Clare Harris is the first historical survey of photography in Tibet and the Himalayas.

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“In the Circle of White Stones: Moving through Seasons with Nomads of Eastern Tibet” By Gillian G. Tan

“In the Circle of White Stones: Moving through Seasons with Nomads of Eastern Tibet” By Gillian G. Tan

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Published in December 2016 by University of Washington Press, “In the Circle of White Stones: Moving through Seasons with Nomads of Eastern Tibet” by Gillian G. Tan describes the life-worlds of people in Kham who move with their yaks from pasture to pasture, depending on the milk production of their herd for sustenance.

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“Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet” By Holly Gayley

“Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet” By Holly Gayley

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Published in December 2016 by Columbia University Press, “Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet” by Holly Gayley chronicles the courtship between two Buddhist tantric masters, Tare Lhamo (1938–2002) and Namtrul Rinpoche (1944–2011), and their passion for reinvigorating Buddhism in eastern Tibet during the post-Mao era.

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“Tibet in Agony: Lhasa 1959” By Jianglin Li

“Tibet in Agony: Lhasa 1959” By Jianglin Li

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Published in October 2016 by Harvard University Press, “Tibet in Agony: Lhasa 1959” by Jianglin Li, translated by Susan Wilf, provides the first clear historical account of the crackdown in Lhasa in March 1959.

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