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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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“Tibet in Agony: Lhasa 1959” By Jianglin Li

“Tibet in Agony: Lhasa 1959” By Jianglin Li

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 14:50 / in Reading List

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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“The Tenth Karmapa & Tibet’s Turbulent Seventeenth Century” By Karl Debreczeny and Gray Tuttle (eds.)

“The Tenth Karmapa & Tibet’s Turbulent Seventeenth Century” By Karl Debreczeny and Gray Tuttle (eds.)

0 by / on 14/08/2016, 18:44 / in Reading List

Published in June 2016 by Serindia, “The Tenth Karmapa & Tibet’s Turbulent Seventeenth Century” by Karl Debreczeny and Gray Tuttle (eds.), brings together specialists in literature, history, religion, and art to discuss the historical context of the Tenth Karmapa (1604-1674).

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“The Urgency and Importance of Eyewitness Testimonies – Part Two” By Woeser

“The Urgency and Importance of Eyewitness Testimonies – Part Two” By Woeser

0 by / on 30/06/2016, 21:29 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated the second part of a blogpost by Woeser, originally written in August 2015 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on October 21, 2015.

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“The Urgency and Importance of Eyewitness Testimonies – Part One” By Woeser

“The Urgency and Importance of Eyewitness Testimonies – Part One” By Woeser

1 by / on 29/06/2016, 23:28 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written in two parts in August 2015 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on October 19, 2015.

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“A Covered Up Past” By Woeser

“A Covered Up Past” By Woeser

0 by / on 23/06/2016, 18:25 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written in 2002 in Lhasa, updated in 2015 in Beijing for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on October 3, 2015.

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Was the Diplomat of the 13th Dalai Lama A “Russian Spy”? By Woeser

Was the Diplomat of the 13th Dalai Lama A “Russian Spy”? By Woeser

0 by / on 18/05/2015, 22:18 / in Comment, Woeser

Ngawang Dorje, also known as Agvan Dorjiev, is a Buryat Mongolian, a “Geshe Lharampa” Lama from Drepung Monastery; he used to be a Minister of the Kashag and acted as a diplomat under the 13th Dalai Lama.   High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written in August 2014 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia […]

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“The Military Bunkers Across Lhasa in 1959” By Woeser

“The Military Bunkers Across Lhasa in 1959” By Woeser

3 by / on 11/07/2013, 14:44 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on October 17, 2012 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on March 16, 2013. The blogpost is about two subjects close to Woeser’s heart, Lhasa and the Cultural Revolution period. As she mentions in the post, her father documented the Cultural Revolution […]

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“Rewriting the History of the 5th Reting Rinpoche and Shideling” By Woeser

“Rewriting the History of the 5th Reting Rinpoche and Shideling” By Woeser

2 by / on 07/03/2013, 21:07 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written in November 2012 for both the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and also for the Tibetan service. Woeser eventually published it on her own blog on December 8, 2012. The original article in Chinese that prompted Woeser’s response below is “The Patriotic Sentiment that Han Chinese and Tibetans Must Not […]

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