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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2018 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2018 Reading List

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 21:40 / in Latest, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2018 Reading List! We’ve updated the previous Winter Reading List to include 26 (!) more titles covering the span of the entire Tibetan Buddhist world. Please note the reading list is best viewed on your computer’s browser, each link opens in a new tab.

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“Journey to Lhasa: The Diary of a Spy” By Sarat Chandra Das

“Journey to Lhasa: The Diary of a Spy” By Sarat Chandra Das

1 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:32 / in Reading List

Published by Speaking Tiger Books in October 2017, “Journey to Lhasa: The Diary of a Spy” is an account written by Sarat Chandra Das of his travels in Tibet. A civil engineer by profession, he was recruited by the British as a spy in Darjeeling in 1874.

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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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“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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