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“Journey to Lhasa: The Diary of a Spy” By Sarat Chandra Das

“Journey to Lhasa: The Diary of a Spy” By Sarat Chandra Das

1 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:32 / in Reading List

Published by Speaking Tiger Books in October 2017, “Journey to Lhasa: The Diary of a Spy” is an account written by Sarat Chandra Das of his travels in Tibet. A civil engineer by profession, he was recruited by the British as a spy in Darjeeling in 1874.

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“The Dalai Lama’s Advice for Children of all Ages” By Eva Cirnu and Dominik Czartoryski

“The Dalai Lama’s Advice for Children of all Ages” By Eva Cirnu and Dominik Czartoryski

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:31 / in Reading List

Published by a group of friends at the end of 2017, “The Dalai Lama’s Advice for Children of all Ages” by Eva Cirnu and Dominik Czartoryski is the first book to present His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s words of advice to a young audience, through illustrations and short quotes. The book has a foreword by the Dalai Lama.

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“The Uyghur Community: Diaspora, Identity and Geopolitics” By Kurmangaliyeva Ercilasun, Güljanat, Ercilasun, Konuralp (Eds.)

“The Uyghur Community: Diaspora, Identity and Geopolitics” By Kurmangaliyeva Ercilasun, Güljanat, Ercilasun, Konuralp (Eds.)

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:30 / in Reading List

Published earlier in 2018 by Palgrave Macmillan US, “The Uyghur Community: Diaspora, Identity and Geopolitics”, edited by Güljanat Kurmangaliyeva Ercilasun and Konuralp  Ercilasun, offers key insights into the Uyghur community, notably in regards to identity, religion and diaspora.

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“Mount Wutai: Visions of a Sacred Buddhist Mountain” By Wen-shing Chou

“Mount Wutai: Visions of a Sacred Buddhist Mountain” By Wen-shing Chou

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:29 / in Reading List

Published by Princeton University Press in February 2018, “Mount Wutai: Visions of a Sacred Buddhist Mountain” by Wen-shing Chou is an exploration of the changing meaning and significance of one of the world’s great religious sites.

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“Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands” Edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer and Alessandro Rippa

“Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands” Edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer and Alessandro Rippa

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:27 / in Reading List

Published in March 2018, the “Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands”, edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer and Alessandro Rippa, offers an array of comparative perspectives of Asian borders and borderlands in the global context.

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“Murals of Tibet” By Thomas Laird

“Murals of Tibet” By Thomas Laird

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:26 / in Reading List

Published by Taschen in March 2018, “Murals of Tibet” by Thomas Laird is a SUMO-sized publication presenting the most precious surviving murals of Tibetan Buddhist culture. Contributing authors to the book are Robert A. F. Thurman, Heather Stoddard and Jakob Winkler. The Collector’s Edition comes with a bookstand designed by Shigeru Ban.

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“Tibet: The Last Months of a Free Nation, India -Tibet Relations 1947-1962, Part 1” By Claude Arpi

“Tibet: The Last Months of a Free Nation, India -Tibet Relations 1947-1962, Part 1” By Claude Arpi

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:25 / in Reading List

Published by Vij Books in August 2017, “Tibet: The Last Months of a Free Nation, India -Tibet Relations 1947-1962, Part 1” by Claude Arpi uses never-accessed-before Indian archival material to examine India-Tibet Relations from 1947 to 1962.

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“Tibetan Caravans: Journeys from Leh to Lhasa” By Abdul Wahid Radhu

“Tibetan Caravans: Journeys from Leh to Lhasa” By Abdul Wahid Radhu

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:24 / in Reading List

Published by Speaking Tiger in June 2017, “Tibetan Caravans: Journeys from Leh to Lhasa” by Abdul Wahid Radhu is a memoir about trans-Himalayan trade — the riches, the politics and protocol, the challenging yet magnificent natural landscape, altitude sickness, snow storms, bandits and raiders, monks and soldiers.

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“Darjeeling Reconsidered: Histories, Politics, Environments” Edited by Townsend Middleton and Sara Shneiderman

“Darjeeling Reconsidered: Histories, Politics, Environments” Edited by Townsend Middleton and Sara Shneiderman

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:23 / in Reading List

Published by Oxford University Press India in May 2018, “Darjeeling Reconsidered: Histories, Politics, Environments” edited by Townsend Middleton and Sara Shneiderman rethinks Darjeeling’s status in the postcolonial imagination.

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“Blessings from Beijing: Inside China’s Soft-Power War on Tibet” By Greg Bruno

“Blessings from Beijing: Inside China’s Soft-Power War on Tibet” By Greg Bruno

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:22 / in Reading List

Published by University Press of New England in May 2018, “Blessings from Beijing: Inside China’s Soft-Power War on Tibet” by Greg Bruno untangles the chains that tie Tibetans to China and examines the political, social, and economic pressures that are threatening to destroy Tibet’s refugee communities. 

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