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Autobiography of a Tibetan Monk (97 Edition)
Autobiography of a Tibetan Monk (97 Edition)
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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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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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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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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A History of Modern Tibet, 1913-1951
A History of Modern Tibet, 1913-1951
by Melvyn Goldstein
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The "Tibetan Question," the nature of Tibet's political status vis-à-vis China, has been the subject of often bitterly competing views while the facts of the issue have not been fully accessible to interested observers. While one faction has... (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 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 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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Seven Years in Tibet (09 Edition)
Seven Years in Tibet (09 Edition)
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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Tensions over the "Tibet Question"—the political status of Tibet—are escalating every day. The Dalai Lama has gained broad international sympathy in his appeals for autonomy from China, yet the Chinese government maintains a hard-line position... (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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Over the course of three years, journalist Thomas Laird spent more than sixty hours with His Holiness the Dalai Lama in candid, one-on-one interviews that covered history, science, reincarnation, and Buddhism. Laird brings these meetings to life in rich,... (read more)

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Tibetan Civilization
Tibetan Civilization
by Rolf Alfred Stein
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An overall view of the Tibetan civilization, both ancient and modern Tibet. This book relates developments in Tibet to those in the rest of Asia.... (read more)

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Tibet, Tibet: A Personal History of a Lost Land (Vintage Departures)
Tibet, Tibet: A Personal History of a Lost Land (Vintage Departures)
by Patrick French
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Far from a Hollywood interpretation, French's research on Tibet is enlightening, analytical, and passionate. This historical travel memoir may be the best of its kind.... (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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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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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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