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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2017 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2017 Reading List

0 by / on 16/08/2017, 19:02 / in Latest, Reading List

The year has flown by and we’ve finally updated our Winter 2016 reading list to include 12 more titles covering the span of the entire Tibetan Buddhist world.

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“Social Regulation: Case Studies from Tibetan History” By Jeannine Bischoff and Saul Mullard (Eds)

“Social Regulation: Case Studies from Tibetan History” By Jeannine Bischoff and Saul Mullard (Eds)

0 by / on 16/08/2017, 18:53 / in Reading List

Published by Brill in 2017, “Social Regulation: Case Studies from Tibetan History” is a collection edited by Jeannine Bischoff and Saul Mullard focusing on the mechanisms that regulated Tibetan societies from the 17th to the 20th centuries.

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“My Conversation with Dawa, a Lhasa Red Guard Who Took Part in the Smashing of the Jokhang Temple” By Woeser

“My Conversation with Dawa, a Lhasa Red Guard Who Took Part in the Smashing of the Jokhang Temple” By Woeser

0 by / on 08/08/2017, 20:57 / in Comment, History, Interview, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally published by the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and then posted on her blog on October 30, 2016.

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Migmar: “That Was When I saw that Half the Place was Filled with Messily Piled Up Buddhist Statues” By Woeser

Migmar: “That Was When I saw that Half the Place was Filled with Messily Piled Up Buddhist Statues” By Woeser

0 by / on 05/07/2017, 14:38 / in History, Latest, Woeser

First hand testimonies from the Cultural Revolution in Tibet.

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Zha Yuan: “When the Red Guard Teachers and Students of our Two Schools Went to the Imperial Academy to Arrest Panchen Rinpoche” By Woeser

Zha Yuan: “When the Red Guard Teachers and Students of our Two Schools Went to the Imperial Academy to Arrest Panchen Rinpoche” By Woeser

0 by / on 28/06/2017, 20:54 / 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 May 22, 2017.

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“Dawa, a Red Guard from Lhasa: ‘That Day, The Jokhang Temple was Only Destroyed on the Surface, The Real Destruction Happened Later'” By Woeser

“Dawa, a Red Guard from Lhasa: ‘That Day, The Jokhang Temple was Only Destroyed on the Surface, The Real Destruction Happened Later'” By Woeser

0 by / on 04/01/2017, 23:02 / in Comment, 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 October 30, 2016.

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“In the Service of the 13th and 14th Dalai Lamas – Choegyal Nyima Lhundrup Kashopa” By Jamyang Choegyal Kasho

“In the Service of the 13th and 14th Dalai Lamas – Choegyal Nyima Lhundrup Kashopa” By Jamyang Choegyal Kasho

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 16:42 / in Reading List

Published in 2015 by Tibethaus in Germany, “In the Service of the 13th and 14th Dalai Lamas – Choegyal Nyima Lhundrup Kashopa” is a biography of prominent political figure Kashopa Choegyal Nyima written by his son Jamyang Choegyal Kasho. The book features a foreword by Tsering Shakya and an historical note by Robert Barnett.

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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

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 16:12 / in Reading List

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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“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

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 15:46 / in Reading List

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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“Photography and Tibet” By Clare Harris

“Photography and Tibet” By Clare Harris

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 15:19 / in Reading List

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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