On the Margins of Tibet

On the Margins of Tibet

The state of Tibetan culture within contemporary China is a highly politicized topic on which reliable information is rare. Based on fieldwork and interviews conducted between 1998 and 2000 in China's Tibetan Autonomous Prefectures, this book investigates the present conditions of Tibetan cultural life and cultural expression.


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Publisher University of Washington Press
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ISBN 9780295984810
Pages 292 pages
On the Margins of Tibet
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Ashild Kolas
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: University of Washington Press

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Pages: 428
Authors: Lauran R. Hartley
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-07-16 - Publisher: Duke University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 108
Authors: Aldous Huxley
Categories: Fiction
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Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Rong Ma
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-01 - Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Theresia Hofer
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-15 - Publisher: University of Washington Press

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Language: en
Pages: 153
Authors: Junsheng Nie
Categories: Geology, Structural
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Geological Society of America

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Language: en
Pages: 474
Authors: Shu-mei Shih
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-15 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 247
Authors: Münevver Tekcan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-23 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

This collection of papers explores the facets of gender and sex in history, language and society of Altaic cultures, reflecting the unique interdisciplinary app
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Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Agnieszka Helman-Ważny
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-03 - Publisher: BRILL

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Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Dan Smyer Yu
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-01 - Publisher: Routledge

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