Tag Archives: Tibetan/Himalayan Talking Shop

A Narrator-centered Approach to History

A Narrator-centered Approach to History: Oral Sources in Amdo (Qinghai, PRC) This essay discusses some of the challenges that, despite being inherently characteristic of the…

Gansu-Qinghai’s Social Landscape

Picturing Gansu-Qinghai’s Social Landscape: A Brief Historical Retrospective Based on Recent Chinese Sources This paper explores the diverse human geography and cultural settings of one…

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…

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…