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Tibet: An Unfinished Story
Tibet: An Unfinished Story
by Lezlee Brown Halper
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Tibet's enduring myth, animated by the tales of Himalayan adventurers, British military expeditions, and the novel, Lost Horizon, remains an inspirational fantasy, a modern morality play about the failure of brutality to subdue the human spirit. Tibet... (read more)

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Return to Tibet: Tibet After the Chinese Occupation
Return to Tibet: Tibet After the Chinese Occupation
by Heinrich Harrer
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The bestselling author of "Seven Years in Tibet" presents this compelling mix of history, religion, and travel writing, which bears witness to the suffering and perseverance of the ancient civilization under Chinese rule.... (read more)

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The Struggle for Modern Tibet: The Autobiography of Tashi Tsering
The Struggle for Modern Tibet: The Autobiography of Tashi Tsering
by Tashi Tsering
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This moving autobiography of a Tibetan nationalist with a burning desire to reform and modernize the "old society" presents for the first time a personal portrait of Tibet that is realistic -- neither a feudal hell, as Beijing would have it, nor Shangri... (read more)

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Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet
Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet
by Xinran
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In 2002 Xinran’s Good Women of China became an international bestseller, revealing startling new truths about Chinese life to the West. Now she returns with an epic story of love, friendship, courage and sacrifice set in Chinese-occupied Tibet... (read more)

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The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China
The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China
by Charlene E Makley
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“The Violence of Liberation is an innovative and timely evaluation of Tibetan religious revival and changing gender ideals and practices in post-Mao China-one of the first ethnographies based on extensive in a Tibetan community in China since its re-... (read more)

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The Heart of the World: A Journey to Tibet's Lost Paradise
The Heart of the World: A Journey to Tibet's Lost Paradise
by Ian Baker
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The myth of Shangri-la originates in Tibetan Buddhist beliefs in beyul, or hidden lands, sacred sanctuaries that reveal themselves to devout pilgrims and in times of crisis. The more remote and inaccessible the beyul, the vaster its reputed qualities... (read more)

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The Autobiography of a Tibetan Monk
The Autobiography of a Tibetan Monk
by Palden Gyatso
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Palden Gyatso was born in a Tibetan village in 1933 and became an ordained Buddhist monk eighteen years later. Through sheer determination, he won a place as a student at Drepung Monastery, one of Tibet's "Three Greats", where he came to spiritual and... (read more)

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Seven Years in Tibet
Seven Years in Tibet
by Heinrich Harrer
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In this vivid memoir that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Heinrich Harrer recounts his adventures as one of the first Europeans ever to enter Tibet. Harrer was traveling in India when the Second World War erupted. He was subsequently seized and... (read more)

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Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom
Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom
by Yangzom Brauen
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A powerful, emotional memoir and an extraordinary portrait of three generations of Tibetan women whose lives are forever changed when Chairman Maos Red Army crushes Tibetan independence, sending a young mother and her six-year-old daughter on a... (read more)

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Lhasa: Streets with Memories
Lhasa: Streets with Memories
by Robert Barnett
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Robert Barnett juxtaposes first-hand accounts of the underground drive for Tibetan independence, architectural observations, and his own experiences in the city to offer a sharp yet lyrical exploration of Lhasa and its current status as both an ancient... (read more)

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The Autobiography of a Tibetan Monk
The Autobiography of a Tibetan Monk
by Palden Gyatso
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Palden Gyatso was born in a Tibetan village in 1933 and became an ordained Buddhist monk eighteen years later. Through sheer determination, he won a place as a student at Drepung Monastery, one of Tibet's "Three Greats", where he came to spiritual and... (read more)

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On the Cultural Revolution in Tibet: The Nyemo Incident of 1969
On the Cultural Revolution in Tibet: The Nyemo Incident of 1969
by Melvyn Goldstein
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"This brave manuscript is the first in any language to look at the Cultural Revolution in Tibet. The material is refreshingly new, coming from the authors' extensive interviews and oral histories collected in recent years. This is extremely valuable, as... (read more)

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Secret Tibet
Secret Tibet
by Fosco Maraini
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Fosco Maraini travelled Tibet as a wanderer in the late 1940s. He talked to people of all backgrounds and classes. His book is very graphic, making us feel that we were there with him in old Tibet.... (read more)

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Sky Train: Tibetan Women on the Edge of History
Sky Train: Tibetan Women on the Edge of History
by Canyon Sam
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Through a lyrical narrative of her journey to Tibet in 2007, activist Canyon Sam contemplates modern history from the perspective of Tibetan women. Traveling on China's new "Sky Train," she celebrates Tibetan New Year with the Lhasa family whom she'd... (read more)

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Pioneer in Tibet: The Life and Perils of Dr. Albert Shelton
Pioneer in Tibet: The Life and Perils of Dr. Albert Shelton
by Douglas A Wissing
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Dr. Albert Shelton was a medical missionary and explorer who spent nearly twenty years in the Tibetan borderlands at the start of the last century. During the Great Game era, the Sheltons' sprawling station in Kham was the most remote and dangerous... (read more)

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My Path Leads to Tibet: The Inspiring Story of Howone Young Blind Woman Brought Hope to the Blind Children of Tibet
My Path Leads to Tibet: The Inspiring Story of Howone Young Blind Woman Brought Hope to the Blind Children of Tibet
by Sabriye Tenberken
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Defying everyone's advice, armed only with her rudimentary knowledge of Chinese and Tibetan, Tenberken set out to do something about the appalling condition of the Tibetan blind, who had been abandoned by society and left to die. Her story demonstrates... (read more)

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The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama
The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama
by Thomas Laird
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The Story of Tibet is a work of monumental importance, a fascinating journey through the land and history of Tibet, with His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama as guide. Over the course of three years, journalist Thomas Laird spent more than sixty hours... (read more)

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Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet
Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet
by Xinran
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It was 1994 when Xinran, a journalist and the author of The Good Women of China, received a telephone call asking her to travel four hours to meet an oddly dressed woman who had just crossed the border from Tibet into China. Xinran made the trip and met... (read more)

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The Voice That Remembers: A Tibetan Woman's Inspiring Story of Survival
The Voice That Remembers: A Tibetan Woman's Inspiring Story of Survival
by Adhe Tapontsang
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When Adhe Tapontsang--or Ama (Mother) Adhe, as she is affectionately known--left Tibet in 1987, she was allowed to do so on the condition that she remain silent about her twenty-seven years in Chinese prisons. Yet she made a promise to herself and to the... (read more)

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Tibetan Pilgrimage: Architecture of the Sacred Land
Tibetan Pilgrimage: Architecture of the Sacred Land
by Michel Peissel
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With nearly a hundred exceptional watercolor illustrations and a comprehensive text, this book unveils, for the first time, Tibetan architecture in all its splendor. Fluent in Tibetan, author-illustrator Michel Peissel spent 45 years investigating the... (read more)

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