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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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Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey Into Bhutan
Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey Into Bhutan
by Jamie Zeppa
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Jamie Zeppa was 24 when she left a stagnant life at home and signed a contract to teach for two years in the Buddhist hermit kingdom of Bhutan. Much more than just a travel memoir, Beyond the Sky and the Earth is the story of her... (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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Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
by Conor Grennan
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Grennan's story is a wonderfully written account of hope, persistence, and accomplishment against all odds. If you liked Three Cups of Tea, you'll need to read Little Princes, too — it's a bright spot in our increasing awareness of the mistreatment of... (read more)

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Sherpas
Sherpas
by James F Fisher
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James F. Fisher is Professor of Anthropology at Carleton College and the author of Trans-Himalayan Traders: Economy, Society, and Culture in Northwest Nepal (California, 1986).... (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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Karmapa
Karmapa
by Lea Terhune
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"Consider the plot line: an unusual teenager--intense, magnetic--daringly eludes his captors, who have been preventing him from enacting his role as an important leader. Imagine a treacherous escape across nine hundred miles of icy, mountainous terrain... (read more)

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Across Many Mountains (11 Edition)
Across Many Mountains (11 Edition)
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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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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b>Melvyn C. Goldstein is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, and co-author of Nomads of Western Tibet (California 1990).... (read more)

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Virtual Tibet
Virtual Tibet
by Orville Schell
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"Fascinating and well-written . . . does much to clarify the disputed history of Tibet and all that has befallen it (including Hollywood)." --Peter Matthiessen ". . . What he has done . . . is to peer deeply into the Tibet fantasies of Hollywood... (read more)

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The Dragon in the Land of Snows: A History of Modern Tibet Since 1947
The Dragon in the Land of Snows: A History of Modern Tibet Since 1947
by Tsering Shakya
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Shakya (Tibetan-born research fellow in Tibetan studies at London U., England) provides a history of modern Tibet from 1947, providing Chinese and Tibetan versions of events in many cases and critiquing the Tibet's leadership's strategy as well as... (read more)

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Tibet Is My Country: The Autobiography of Thubten Jigme Norbu, Brother of the Dalai Lama (Wisdom Tibet Book)
Tibet Is My Country: The Autobiography of Thubten Jigme Norbu, Brother of the Dalai Lama (Wisdom Tibet Book)
by Thubten Jigme Norbu
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Thubten Jigme Norbu (1922-2008) is the brother of Tenzin Gyatso, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. He eventually settled in America and worked devotedly for the Tibetan cause.Dr. Heinrich Harrer was born in Austria in 1912. He has been an Olympic skiier... (read more)

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Himalaya: Personal Stories of Grandeur, Challenge, and Hope
Himalaya: Personal Stories of Grandeur, Challenge, and Hope
by Richard C Blum
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The Dragon in the Land of Snows: A History of Modern Tibet Since 1947
The Dragon in the Land of Snows: A History of Modern Tibet Since 1947
by Tsering Shakya
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Based entirely on unpublished primary sources, Tsering Shakya's groundbreaking history of modern Tibet shatters the popular conception of the country as an isolated Shangri-la unaffected by broader international developments. Shakya gives a balanced... (read more)

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The Spirit of Tibet
The Spirit of Tibet
by Alison Wright
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With a foreword by the Dalai Lama exiled in Dharmsala, India since the 1959 uprising against the Chinese, and "dedicated to the Tibetan people-everywhere," this freelance photojournalist who has lived among this refugee community documents their... (read more)

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Little Princes (11 Edition)
Little Princes (11 Edition)
by Conor Grennan
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“Funny, touching, tragic….A remarkable tale of corruption, child trafficking and civil war in a far away land—and one mans extraordinary quest to reunite lost Nepalese children with their parents.”—Neil White, author... (read more)

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Snow Lion & the Dragon
Snow Lion & the Dragon
by Melvyn Goldstein
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and#8220;Remains the best introduction to Tibet.and#8221;... (read more)

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Cultural History of Tibet
Cultural History of Tibet
by David Snellgrove
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Divided into three major sections, this comprehensive history covers the early kings, the middle ages, and the Yellow Hats, through to the 20th century. Ample b&w illustrations. A reprint of a revised edition published in 1980 by Prajna Press. (First... (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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