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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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“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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