Tag Archives: Tibet

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Legitimation and Innovation in Tibetan Chöd

A review of Making the Old New Again and Again: Legitimation and Innovation in the Tibetan Buddhist Chöd Tradition, by Michelle Janet Sorensen. Encompassing intellectual…

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Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (India)

A review of the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (བོད་ཀྱི་དཔེ་མཛོད་ཁང་།) (Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India). The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA) in Dharamshala,…

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Western Explorers in Tibet

A review of Jin xiandai zai Anduo (Amdo) de Xifang ren ji qi lüxing shuxie (Amdo in the Eyes of the Yellow Hair: A Study…

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Learning to be Tibetan (in China)

A review of Learning to be Ethnic: The Case of Tibetans in Minzu University, by Yang Miaoyan. Since establishing the People’s Republic of China (PRC)…

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Patrons and Priests in Amdo Tibet 1791-1911

A review of Between Patron and Priest: Amdo Tibet under Qing Rule, 1791-1911, by Max Gordon Oidtmann. This is an ambitious dissertation.  The study of…

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Tibetan Libraries in Present-Day China

Religion, Politics, and Bookworms: Tibetan Libraries in China Today Picture this: it’s mid-morning in Beijing.  The fog parts to reveal the imposing concrete face of…

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Qing Colonial Legal Culture in Amdo Tibet

Qing Colonial Legal Culture in Amdo Tibet An earlier version of this article was published at the International Society for Chinese Law and History In…

New Nomads of the Socialist Economy

A review of Des bergers sans troupeau: Les nouveaux nomades de l’économie socialiste de marché en Amdo-Qinghai (RPC) (Shepherds Without a Herd: The New Nomads…