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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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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 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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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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A critically-acclaimed sensation, "Lhasa" combines multiple views of a shimmering city with the lyrical observations of a seasoned journalist. Robert Barnett paints an unforgettable portrait of urban sprawl, harsh architecture, ancient Buddhist temples... (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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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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Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet
Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet
by Xinran
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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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“I read Sky Burial in one sitting, not being able to wait to get to the end of the tale. Ive read love stories before, but none like this. One could only wish to be loved so, or, even better, to love so.”—Da Chen “A romantic... (read more)

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Voice That Remembers : a Tibetan Woman's Inspiring Story of Survival (97 Edition)
Voice That Remembers : a Tibetan Woman's Inspiring Story of Survival (97 Edition)
by Ama Adhe
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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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The Search for the Panchen Lama
The Search for the Panchen Lama
by Isabel Hilton
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A British journalist and commentator on Chinese affairs recounts the story of how the Panchen Lama became the center of a battle between the Chinese regime and Tibet's exiled religious leader, the Dalai Lama. Interviewing participants throughout the... (read more)

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Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet
Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet
by Jonathan Green
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On September 30, 2006, gunfire echoed through thin air on Cho Oyu Mountain. Climbers preparing to summit watched in horror as Chinese guards fired at a group of Tibetans en route to India, executing Kelsang Namtso — a seventeen-year-old Tibetan nun... (read more)

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The Heart of the World: A Journey to the Last Secret Place
The Heart of the World: A Journey to the Last Secret Place
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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Like a Yeti Catching Marmots: A Little Treasury of Tibetan Proverbs
Like a Yeti Catching Marmots: A Little Treasury of Tibetan Proverbs
by Pema Tsewang Shastri
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The Yeti, or Dremo in Tibetan, is a dim-witted mythical beast said to feed only on marmots. It sees a marmot, grabs the hapless creature, and then sits on it - saving the delicious morsel for later. And then the Yeti sees another marmot and leaps up to... (read more)

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Seven Years in Tibet
Seven Years in Tibet
by Heinrich Harrer
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The astonishing adventure classic about life in Tibet just before the Chinese Communist takeover is now repackaged for a new generation of readers. In this vivid memoir that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Heinrich Harrer recounts his adventures... (read more)

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Snow Lion & the Dragon: China, Tibet, & the Dalai Lama
Snow Lion & the Dragon: China, Tibet, & the Dalai Lama
by Melvyn C Goldstein
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Cradled among the world’s highest mountains—and sheltering one of its most devout religious communities—Tibet is, for many of us, an ultimate destination, a place that touches the heavens, a place only barely in our world, at its very... (read more)

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Yak butter & black tea :a journey into forbidden China
Yak butter & black tea :a journey into forbidden China
by Wade Brackenbury
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In an attempt to find the Drung people of southern Tibet, the author and a French photojournalist embark on a risky three-year adventure which involves crossing 20,000 foot mountains in China and dealing with the suspicious Chinese government. Based... (read more)

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The Noodle Maker of Kalimpong: The Untold Story of My Struggle for Tibet
The Noodle Maker of Kalimpong: The Untold Story of My Struggle for Tibet
by Gyalo Thondup
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Shortly before midnight on March 17, 1959, the Dalai Lama, without his glasses and dressed as an ordinary Tibetan solider, slipped out of his summer residence with only four aides at his side. At that moment, he became the symbolic head of the Tibetan... (read more)

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Tibet: A History
Tibet: A History
by Sam Van Schaik
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Cradled among the world’s highest mountains—and sheltering one of its most devout religious communities—Tibet is, for many of us, an ultimate destination, a place that touches the heavens, a place only barely in our world, at its very... (read more)

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Demystifying Tibet: Unlocking the Secrets of the Land of the Snows
Demystifying Tibet: Unlocking the Secrets of the Land of the Snows
by Lee Feigon
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Feigon (East Asian studies and history, Colby College) unveils the country behind the myth, locating Tibet's origins, history, and its controversial relationship with China. He deconstructs the images and realities of Tibetan life, its relationship... (read more)

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