Post Tagged with: "History"

Chinese Language School Textbook Angers Tibetans on WeChat

Chinese Language School Textbook Angers Tibetans on WeChat

0 by / on 21/11/2018, 17:00 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a selection of WeChat posts from March this year about a controversial passage in a primary school textbook that had Tibetans outraged about what they saw as misrepresentation and distortion of facts.

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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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“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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“‘An Unbroken Blank’: A Commemorative Book” By Woeser

“‘An Unbroken Blank’: A Commemorative Book” By Woeser

0 by / on 04/04/2018, 17:57 / in Comment, History, 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 March 14, 2018.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2017 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2017 Reading List

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 18:30 / in Reading List

As 2017 nears to a close, we’ve updated our Summer reading list to include 13 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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Tibetans and Fish – Part II: “Do Tibetans Eat Fish?”

Tibetans and Fish – Part II: “Do Tibetans Eat Fish?”

0 by / on 15/11/2017, 20:52 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an essay from WeChat on Tibetans and fish which follows on from last week’s post “From Taboo to Eating Fish”.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2017 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2017 Reading List

0 by / on 16/08/2017, 19:02 / in Reading List

The year has flown by and we’ve finally updated our Winter 2016 reading list to include 12 more titles covering the span of the entire Tibetan Buddhist world.

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“Social Regulation: Case Studies from Tibetan History” By Jeannine Bischoff and Saul Mullard (Eds)

“Social Regulation: Case Studies from Tibetan History” By Jeannine Bischoff and Saul Mullard (Eds)

0 by / on 16/08/2017, 18:53 / in Reading List

Published by Brill in 2017, “Social Regulation: Case Studies from Tibetan History” is a collection edited by Jeannine Bischoff and Saul Mullard focusing on the mechanisms that regulated Tibetan societies from the 17th to the 20th centuries.

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“My Conversation with Dawa, a Lhasa Red Guard Who Took Part in the Smashing of the Jokhang Temple” By Woeser

“My Conversation with Dawa, a Lhasa Red Guard Who Took Part in the Smashing of the Jokhang Temple” By Woeser

0 by / on 08/08/2017, 20:57 / in Comment, History, Interview, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally published by the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and then posted on her blog on October 30, 2016.

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Migmar: “That Was When I saw that Half the Place was Filled with Messily Piled Up Buddhist Statues” By Woeser

Migmar: “That Was When I saw that Half the Place was Filled with Messily Piled Up Buddhist Statues” By Woeser

0 by / on 05/07/2017, 14:38 / in History, Woeser

First hand testimonies from the Cultural Revolution in Tibet.

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