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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2019 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2019 Reading List

0 by / on 14/08/2019, 14:43 / in Latest, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2019 Reading List! We’ve updated the previous Winter Reading List to include 18 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. Alternatively, see all the titles on Amazon in one place […]

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“Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism” Edited by Karl Debreczeny

“Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism” Edited by Karl Debreczeny

0 by / on 14/08/2019, 14:35 / in Reading List

Published in February 2019 and available through University of Washington Press, “Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism” is a collection of essays edited by Karl Debreczeny exploring the dynamic intersection of politics, religion, and art in Tibetan Buddhism.

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“The Resurgence of ‘Buddhist Government’: Tibetan-Mongolian Relations in the Modern World” By Yumiko Ishihama, Makoto Tachibana, Ryosuke Kobayashi and Takehiko Inoue

“The Resurgence of ‘Buddhist Government’: Tibetan-Mongolian Relations in the Modern World” By Yumiko Ishihama, Makoto Tachibana, Ryosuke Kobayashi and Takehiko Inoue

0 by / on 14/08/2019, 14:30 / in Reading List

Published in Japan by Union Press in March 2019, “The Resurgence of ‘Buddhist Government’: Tibetan-Mongolian Relations in the Modern World” by Yumiko Ishihama, Makoto Tachibana, Ryosuke Kobayashi and Takehiko Inoue is a compilation of essays examining the interrelationships in the Tibetan Buddhist world encompassing Tibet, Mongolia, and Kalmykia.

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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 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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