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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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“Transcultural Encounters in the Himalayan Borderlands: Kalimpong as a ‘Contact Zone'” By Markus Viehbeck (ed.)

“Transcultural Encounters in the Himalayan Borderlands: Kalimpong as a ‘Contact Zone'” By Markus Viehbeck (ed.)

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:35 / in Reading List

Published in December 2017 by Heidelberg University Publishing, “Transcultural Encounters in the Himalayan Borderlands: Kalimpong as a ‘Contact Zone’” by Markus Viehbeck (ed.), looks at the complex cultural history of the Eastern Himalayan town of Kalimpong and its neighbours as a history of encounters.

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“What Advertisements Were in the Most Interesting Tibetan Language Newspaper in History?”

“What Advertisements Were in the Most Interesting Tibetan Language Newspaper in History?”

2 by / on 01/03/2017, 14:59 / in Comment, History

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a post from the WeChat channel of Melong Art that looks at advertisements printed in the “Tibet Mirror”, a newspaper that was published in Tibetan from Kalimpong, India, between 1925 and 1963. The post was first circulated on WeChat on November 26, 2011 and has had over 11,000 views to date.

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