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Overalt i Tibet finder man vidnesbyrd om kulturen og religionen. Der er næppe noget andet land i verden, hvor menneskene med deres... Læs mere
Interweaves the stories of George Forrest and Joseph Francis Charles Rock, two early twentieth-century botanists and explores the collaborative relationships each formed with Yunnan villagers in gathering botanical specimens from the borderlands between China, Tibet, and Burma.
This is the study of a small group of Tibetan Buddhists called the Nyishangba who have maintained an egalitarian culture, where... Læs mere
Jianglin Li provides the first clear historical account of the Chinese crackdown in Lhasa in 1959. Sifting facts from the distortions of propaganda and partisan politics, she... Læs mere
Taking the Dalai Lama's flight from Tibet in 1959 as its starting point, this book offers an interpretation of the ways in which the idea of Tibet has been imagined by Tibetan artists in exile in India and in the Tibetan Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China.
Contemplates modern history from the perspective of Tibetan women. This book uncovers stories of Tibetan women's courage, resourcefulness, and spiritual strength in the face of the loss and hardship since the Chinese occupation of Tibet in 1950.
Mick Fowler is the master of the small Himalayan expedition. He has been at the forefront of this approach to alpinism for thirty years, balancing... Læs mere