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“Murals of Tibet” By Thomas Laird

“Murals of Tibet” By Thomas Laird

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:26 / in Reading List

Published by Taschen in March 2018, “Murals of Tibet” by Thomas Laird is a SUMO-sized publication presenting the most precious surviving murals of Tibetan Buddhist culture. Contributing authors to the book are Robert A. F. Thurman, Heather Stoddard and Jakob Winkler. The Collector’s Edition comes with a bookstand designed by Shigeru Ban.

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“Tibet: The Last Months of a Free Nation, India -Tibet Relations 1947-1962, Part 1” By Claude Arpi

“Tibet: The Last Months of a Free Nation, India -Tibet Relations 1947-1962, Part 1” By Claude Arpi

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:25 / in Reading List

Published by Vij Books in August 2017, “Tibet: The Last Months of a Free Nation, India -Tibet Relations 1947-1962, Part 1” by Claude Arpi uses never-accessed-before Indian archival material to examine India-Tibet Relations from 1947 to 1962.

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“Tibetan Caravans: Journeys from Leh to Lhasa” By Abdul Wahid Radhu

“Tibetan Caravans: Journeys from Leh to Lhasa” By Abdul Wahid Radhu

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:24 / in Reading List

Published by Speaking Tiger in June 2017, “Tibetan Caravans: Journeys from Leh to Lhasa” by Abdul Wahid Radhu is a memoir about trans-Himalayan trade — the riches, the politics and protocol, the challenging yet magnificent natural landscape, altitude sickness, snow storms, bandits and raiders, monks and soldiers.

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“Darjeeling Reconsidered: Histories, Politics, Environments” Edited by Townsend Middleton and Sara Shneiderman

“Darjeeling Reconsidered: Histories, Politics, Environments” Edited by Townsend Middleton and Sara Shneiderman

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:23 / in Reading List

Published by Oxford University Press India in May 2018, “Darjeeling Reconsidered: Histories, Politics, Environments” edited by Townsend Middleton and Sara Shneiderman rethinks Darjeeling’s status in the postcolonial imagination.

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“Blessings from Beijing: Inside China’s Soft-Power War on Tibet” By Greg Bruno

“Blessings from Beijing: Inside China’s Soft-Power War on Tibet” By Greg Bruno

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:22 / in Reading List

Published by University Press of New England in May 2018, “Blessings from Beijing: Inside China’s Soft-Power War on Tibet” by Greg Bruno untangles the chains that tie Tibetans to China and examines the political, social, and economic pressures that are threatening to destroy Tibet’s refugee communities. 

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“In Diasporic Lands: Tibetan Refugees and their Transformation since the Exodus” By Sudeep Basu

“In Diasporic Lands: Tibetan Refugees and their Transformation since the Exodus” By Sudeep Basu

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:19 / in Reading List

Published earlier this year by Orient Black Swan in India, “In Diasporic Lands: Tibetan Refugees and their Transformation since the Exodus” by Sudeep Basu studies the dynamics of Tibetan refugees’ emergent culture in the midst of their hosts, and in distinctly urban settings. Based on the author’s ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Darjeeling town, West Bengal, this volume looks at how places and […]

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“The Hybridity of Buddhism” Edited by Fabienne Jagou

“The Hybridity of Buddhism” Edited by Fabienne Jagou

0 by / on 16/07/2018, 16:44 / in Reading List

Published in June 2018 by École française d’Extrême-Orient, “The Hybridity of Buddhism: Contemporary Encounters between Tibetan and Chinese Traditions in Taiwan and the Mainland” edited by Fabienne Jagou is a collected volume of articles as a result of a three year project funded by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchanges.

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“Horror Scenes from Cultural Revolution Photos”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 5 By Woeser

“Horror Scenes from Cultural Revolution Photos”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 5 By Woeser

1 by / on 13/07/2018, 12:00 / in Comment, History, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on February 14, 2018.

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Two Music Videos by Uncle Buddhist: “Do Whatever You Want (Phantoms of Youth)” and “Tsampa”

Two Music Videos by Uncle Buddhist: “Do Whatever You Want (Phantoms of Youth)” and “Tsampa”

0 by / on 29/06/2018, 17:30 / in Latest, Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth presents two English-subtitled music videos byTibetan artist Uncle Buddhist(name: Lhundrub Gyatso) called “Do Whatever You Want” and “Tsampa”.

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“Pouring My Heart Out: A Reply to My Sister Guru Kyi” By Theurang

“Pouring My Heart Out: A Reply to My Sister Guru Kyi” By Theurang

0 by / on 20/06/2018, 21:43 / in Comment, Latest

  High Peaks Pure Earth presents the English translation of a letter written by the writer Tashi Rabten (pen name: Theurang) to his younger sister Guru Kyi while he was in prison in 2012.

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