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“The Cultural Revolution Has Not Been Purged”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 6 By Woeser

“The Cultural Revolution Has Not Been Purged”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 6 By Woeser

0 by / on 25/07/2018, 17:00 / in 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 February 20, 2018. This is the sixth essay in a long series of posts about the Cultural Revolution in Tibet.

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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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“Pastures of Change: Contemporary Adaptations and Transformations among Nomadic Pastoralists of Eastern Tibet” By Gillian Tan

“Pastures of Change: Contemporary Adaptations and Transformations among Nomadic Pastoralists of Eastern Tibet” By Gillian Tan

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 18:27 / in Reading List

Published by Springer in April 2018, “Pastures of Change: Contemporary Adaptations and Transformations among Nomadic Pastoralists of Eastern Tibet” by Gillian Tan offers a novel examination of socio-environmental change in a nomadic pastoralist area of the eastern Tibetan plateau. 

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“The Battle for Fortune: State-Led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China” By Charlene Makley

“The Battle for Fortune: State-Led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China” By Charlene Makley

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 18:19 / in Reading List

Published in May 2018 by Cornell University Press, “The Battle for Fortune: State-Led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China” by Charlene Makley looks at the rising stakes of Tibetans’ encounters with Chinese state-led development projects in the early 2000s. The book builds upon anthropology’s qualitative approach to personhood, power and space to rethink the premises and consequences of economic development […]

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“Gendun Chopel: Tibet’s Modern Visionary” By Donald S Lopez Jr

“Gendun Chopel: Tibet’s Modern Visionary” By Donald S Lopez Jr

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 18:10 / in Reading List

  Published in May 2018 by Shambhala Publications, “Gendun Chopel: Tibet’s Modern Visionary” by Donald S Lopez Jr is an exploration of Gendun Chopel’s life as a recognized tulku, or incarnation of a previous master, from becoming a monk and soon surpassing the knowledge of his teachers, to his travels and discoveries throughout Tibet, India, and Sri Lanka.

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“Sacred Mandates: Asian International Relations since Chinggis Khan” By Timothy Brook, Michael van Walt van Praag, Miek Boltjes (Eds.)

“Sacred Mandates: Asian International Relations since Chinggis Khan” By Timothy Brook, Michael van Walt van Praag, Miek Boltjes (Eds.)

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 18:01 / in Reading List

Published by University of Chicago Press in May 2018, “Sacred Mandates: Asian International Relations since Chinggis Khan” by Timothy Brook, Michael van Walt van Praag, Miek Boltjes (Eds.) examines the complex history of inter-polity relations in Inner and East Asia from the thirteenth century to the twentieth, in order to help us understand and develop policies to address challenges in […]

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“Tibetische Kinder für Schweizer Familien: Die Aktion Aeschimann” By Sabine Bitter & Nathalie Nad-Abonji

“Tibetische Kinder für Schweizer Familien: Die Aktion Aeschimann” By Sabine Bitter & Nathalie Nad-Abonji

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:53 / in Reading List

Published in March 2018 by rotpunktverlang, “Tibetische Kinder für Schweizer Familien: Die Aktion Aeschimann” by Sabine Bitter and Nathalie Nad-Abonji tells the story of 160 Tibetan refugee children brought to Switzerland on the initiative of industrialist Charles Aeschimann.

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“Für Freiheit bereue ich nichts” By Shokjang

“Für Freiheit bereue ich nichts” By Shokjang

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:40 / in Reading List

Published in March 2018 by Lungta Verlag and launched at the Leipzig Book Fair, “Für Freiheit bereue ich nichts” is a collection of Shokjang’s various political writings, essays and social media posts originally written in Tibetan and translated into German. At the time of publication, Shokjang was still imprisoned.

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“Musique et épopée en Haute-Asie”

“Musique et épopée en Haute-Asie”

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:39 / in Reading List

Published in December 2017, “Musique et épopée en Haute-Asie” is a collection of articles offered to ethnomusicologist Mireille Helffer on the occasion of her 90th birthday. The collection was put together under the initiative of Katia Buffetrille and Isabelle Henrion-Dourcy.

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“The Passion Book: A Tibetan Guide to Love and Sex” By Gendun Chopel

“The Passion Book: A Tibetan Guide to Love and Sex” By Gendun Chopel

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:38 / in Reading List

Published in April 2018 by the University of Chicago Press, “The Passion Book: A Tibetan Guide to Love and Sex” is a new translation of Gendun Chopel’s work by Donald S. Lopez Jr. and Thupten Jinpa.

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