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“Alchi – Treasure of the Himalayas” By Peter van Ham, with Amy Heller and Likir Monastery

“Alchi – Treasure of the Himalayas” By Peter van Ham, with Amy Heller and Likir Monastery

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Published by Hirmer Publishers, “Alchi – Treasure of the Himalayas” by Peter van Ham, with Amy Heller and Likir Monastery, is the first comprehensive documentation of Alchi, the world-famous Buddhist monastery in Ladakh. Inside it houses thousands of rare and incomparable paintings and sculptures dating back to 11th-century Western Tibet.

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“Dorje the Yak” By Caryn Hartman, Lexi Vay and Gangkar Lhamo

“Dorje the Yak” By Caryn Hartman, Lexi Vay and Gangkar Lhamo

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Published in November 2018 by Pema Publishing, “Dorje the Yak” is by author Caryn Hartman, illustrator Lexi Vay and translator Gangkar Lhamo.

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“Dreams in Thin Air” By Michael Nybrandt and Thomas Mikkelson

“Dreams in Thin Air” By Michael Nybrandt and Thomas Mikkelson

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Published in March 2017 by Conundrum Press, “Dreams in Thin Air” by Michael Nybrandt and Thomas Mikkelson is a graphic novel telling the story of how the Tibetan national football team came to be.

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“Sikkim – Dawn of Democracy: The Truth Behind The Merger With India” By GBS Sidhu

“Sikkim – Dawn of Democracy: The Truth Behind The Merger With India” By GBS Sidhu

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Published in October 2018 by Penguin India, “Sikkim – Dawn of Democracy: The Truth Behind The Merger With India” by GBS Sidhu looks at the chain of events that led to the merger of Sikkim with India in 1975.

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“From a Trickle to a Torrent: Education, Migration, and Social Change in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal” By Geoff Childs and Namgyal Choedup

“From a Trickle to a Torrent: Education, Migration, and Social Change in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal” By Geoff Childs and Namgyal Choedup

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Published in October 2018 by University of California Press, “From a Trickle to a Torrent: Education, Migration, and Social Change in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal” by Geoff Childs and Namgyal Choedup documents the demographic and social consequences of educational migration from Nubri, a Tibetan enclave in the highlands of Nepal.

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“Two More Years” By Tendar Tsering

“Two More Years” By Tendar Tsering

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Published in November 2017, in “Two More Years”, Tendar Tsering writes the story of his life. At the age of 12 he embarked on a difficult decision to leave his family in Tibet and cross the Himalayan mountains to study in India.

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“Enticement: Stories of Tibet” By Pema Tseden

“Enticement: Stories of Tibet” By Pema Tseden

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Published in September 2018 by the State University of New York Press, Enticement marks the English-language debut of prominent Tibetan writer and filmmaker Pema Tseden. Patricia Schiaffini-Vedani and Michael Monhart are the editors and translators.

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“Windhorse Warrior” By RC Friedericks

“Windhorse Warrior” By RC Friedericks

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Published in October 2018 by Niyogi Books, “Windhorse Warrior” by RC Friedericks offers an inside look at the struggles and aspirations of the Tibetan people during the 1950s. It is a tale that weaves together the politics of occupation and resistance, an other-worldly romance between a Chinese communist and an educated Tibetan woman, and the soaring vision of the Tibetan […]

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“Islamic Shangri-La: Inter-Asian Relations and Lhasa’s Muslim Communities, 1600 to 1960” By David G. Atwill

“Islamic Shangri-La: Inter-Asian Relations and Lhasa’s Muslim Communities, 1600 to 1960” By David G. Atwill

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Published in September 2018 by University of California Press, “Islamic Shangri-La: Inter-Asian Relations and Lhasa’s Muslim Communities, 1600 to 1960” by David G. Atwill transports readers to the heart of the Himalayas as it traces the rise of the Tibetan Muslim community from the 17th century to the present.

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“The Monastery Rules: Buddhist Monastic Organization in Pre-Modern Tibet” By Berthe Jansen

“The Monastery Rules: Buddhist Monastic Organization in Pre-Modern Tibet” By Berthe Jansen

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Published in November 2018 by the University of California Press, “The Monastery Rules: Buddhist Monastic Organization in Pre-Modern Tibet” by Berthe Jansen discusses the position of the monasteries in pre-1950s Tibetan Buddhist societies and how that position was informed by the far-reaching relationship of monastic Buddhism with Tibetan society, economy, law, and culture.

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