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Tibet on fire : self-immolations against Chinese rule

Author: Weise; Kevin Carrico
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why Tibetan monks are setting themselves on fireSince the 2008 uprising, nearly 150 Tibetan monks have set fire to themselves in protest at the Chinese occupation of their country. Most have died from their injuries. Author Tsering Woeser is a prominent voice of the Tibetan movement, and one of the few Tibetan authors to write in Chinese. Her stirring acts of resistance have led to her house arrest, where she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weise, 1966-
Tibet on fire
(OCoLC)932594271
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Weise; Kevin Carrico
ISBN: 9781784781552 178478155X 9781784781545 1784781541
OCLC Number: 934769957
Language Note: Translated from the French translation.
Description: 1 online resource
Other Titles: Xizang huo feng huang.
Responsibility: Tsering Woeser ; translated by Kevin Carrico.

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