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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2012 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2012 Reading List

1 by / on 09/07/2012, 09:08 / in Reading List

Now that the summer is upon us, the time has come once again to update our reading list on books related to all aspects of Tibet! This time, we have added five books to the existing list, some are new and some are available for the first time for the Kindle. Here are the new additions to the list: “The […]

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“Theos Bernard, the White Lama” By Paul G. Hackett

“Theos Bernard, the White Lama” By Paul G. Hackett

0 by / on 08/07/2012, 17:02 / in Reading List

Published by Columbia University Press in May 2012, “Theos Bernard, the White Lama: Tibet, Yoga, and American Religious Life” by Paul G. Hackett looks at the life story of Theos Bernard through diaries, interviews, and previously unstudied documents. From the Columbia University Press website: In 1937, Theos Casimir Bernard (1908–1947), the self-proclaimed “White Lama,” became the third American in history to […]

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“The Ninth Panchen Lama (1883-1937): A Life at the Crossroads of Sino-Tibetan Relations” By Fabienne Jagou

“The Ninth Panchen Lama (1883-1937): A Life at the Crossroads of Sino-Tibetan Relations” By Fabienne Jagou

0 by / on 07/07/2012, 12:56 / in Reading List

Published by Silkworm Books in October 2011, “The Ninth Panchen Lama (1883-1937): A Life at the Crossroads of Sino-Tibetan Relations” was originally written in French by Fabienne Jagou. The book has been translated into English by Rebecca Bisset-Buechel. Information from the publishers: This biography of the Ninth Panchen Lama, the second highest spiritual authority in Tibetan Buddhism, offers new insights into the […]

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“The Dalai Lama’s Secret Temple” By Ian A. Baker and Thomas Laird

“The Dalai Lama’s Secret Temple” By Ian A. Baker and Thomas Laird

0 by / on 07/07/2012, 12:19 / in Reading List

Published by Thames and Hudson in September 2011 in a paperback edition, “The Dalai Lama’s Secret Temple” by Ian A. Baker (photography by Thomas Laird) reproduces work created by unknown artists from the 18th century Lukhang Temple that was built during the brief reign of the Sixth Dalai Lama. Buy the book on Amazon: http://amzn.to/LWxvgT

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“Culture and the Politics of Third World Nationalism” By Dawa Norbu [Kindle Edition]

“Culture and the Politics of Third World Nationalism” By Dawa Norbu [Kindle Edition]

1 by / on 07/07/2012, 12:08 / in Reading List

Originally published by Routledge in October 1992, “Culture and the Politics of Third World Nationalism” by the late Dawa Norbu is now available for the Kindle.  Culture and the Politics of Third World Nationalism provides insights drawn from a deep understanding of specific political systems in the Third World and a thorough knowledge of nationalist activity within these systems. Dawa Norbu combines […]

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“The Dragon in the Land of Snows” By Tsering Shakya [Kindle Edition]

“The Dragon in the Land of Snows” By Tsering Shakya [Kindle Edition]

1 by / on 07/07/2012, 11:34 / in Reading List

Originally published by Pimlico in 1999, “The Dragon in the Land of Snows: A History of Modern Tibet Since 1947” by Tsering Shakya has been available for the Kindle since February, 2012. From the Back Cover: The Dragon in the Land of Snows is the definitive history of modern Tibet. It shatters the popular perception of Tibet as an isolated Shangri-La, […]

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“The 14th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography” By Tetsu Saiwai

“The 14th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography” By Tetsu Saiwai

0 by / on 16/01/2012, 15:04 / in Reading List

Published by Penguin in September 2010, this unique biography tells the story of the 14th Dalai Lama in manga form. Buy the book on Amazon: http://amzn.to/19OZzQo

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“Beyond Religion” by His Holiness the Dalai Lama

“Beyond Religion” by His Holiness the Dalai Lama

0 by / on 16/01/2012, 15:01 / in Reading List

Published by Rider in January 2012, this book is aimed at the general reader. “Beyond Religion: ethics for a whole world” is a modern-day polemic which outlines those ethics the Dalai Lama believes should be central to our lives.

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“Medicine Between Science and Religion”

“Medicine Between Science and Religion”

0 by / on 16/01/2012, 14:37 / in Reading List

“Medicine Between Science and Religion” Explorations on Tibetan Grounds (Epistemologies of Healing) By Vincanne Adams, Mona Schrempf and Sienna R. Craig (Eds) Published by Berghahn Books in September 2010, the contributions to this volume explore the impacts of western science and biomedicine on Tibetan grounds i.e., among Tibetans across China, the Himalaya and exile communities as well as in relation […]

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“China’s Last Imperial Frontier” By Xiuyu Wang

“China’s Last Imperial Frontier” By Xiuyu Wang

0 by / on 16/01/2012, 14:33 / in Reading List

Late Qing Expansion in Sichuan’s Tibetan Borderlands   To be published in January 2012 by Lexington Books, “China’s Last Imperial Frontier” explores imperial China’s frontier expansion in the Tibetan borderlands during the last decades of the Qing. Buy the book on Amazon: http://amzn.to/14IKDg8

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