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Voices from Tibet

Author: Violet S Law; Weise; Lixiong Wang
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong are widely regarded as the most eloquent, insightful writers on contemporary Tibet. Their reportage on the economic exploitation, environmental degradation, cultural destruction and political subjugation that plague the increasingly Han Chinese-dominated Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is as powerful as it is profound, ardent and analytical in equal measure, and not in the least bit  Read more...
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Voices from Tibet
(OCoLC)1001427711
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Violet S Law; Weise; Lixiong Wang
ISBN: 9780824840082 0824840089 9780824839512 082483951X 9789888208111 988820811X
OCLC Number: 857717749
Language Note: Translated from Chinese.
Description: xxxviii, 81 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Freedom for Chinese, autonomy for Tibetans --
Where are Tibetans in the Chinese dream --
Beijing Olympics : divided world, divided dream --
The Qinghai-Tibetan railway conscripted --
The next big one --
The fall of Lhasa --
Let go of the Dalai Lama --
Tibetans are ruined by hope --
From self-immolation to self-rule --
Winners and losers under Tibet's capitalism --
Public square or propaganda? --
The pernicious fungus economy --
The "nineteenth army" --
Tibetan women marry Han Chinese as a way out --
Merchants of fake culture --
Only state-sanctioned tour guides need apply --
Railroad to perdition --
Riding the train to Lhasa --
Cassock vs. police uniform --
Framing monks as terrorists --
The world's youngest political prisoner --
Why Tibetans flee to India? --
Helicopters over stupas --
Stampede in Jokhang --
Barkor at nightfall --
Highway robbery in holy places --
Siphoning off Tibetan water --
Herders are strangers on their land --
Every inch of land is sacred --
Betting on Tibetan land --
How fur becomes Tibetan fashion --
Disappearing Lhasa --
Regret in a half-century --
Scrapping Tibetan lessons for stability --
Must children trade roots for books? --
Ye all celebrate Chinese festivals --
Official ban a helpful reminder --
Ringing in the Tibetan new year --
Contemporary artists sound off --
Resistance to sell out --
What remains of Tibet?
Responsibility: selected essays and reportage by Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong ; edited and translated by Violet Law.

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