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  • Magic and Mystery in Tibet

    Magic and Mystery in Tibet
    av Alexandra David-Neel

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780285637924

    Alexandra David-Neel was the first European woman to meet the Dalai Lama and in 1924 became the first to enter the forbidden Tibetan capital, Lhasa. She had already spent a decade travelling through China, living in a cave on the Tibetan border, whe…

  • Essential Tibetan Buddhism

    Essential Tibetan Buddhism
    av Robert A. Thurman

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062510518

    WINNER OF THE TRICYCLE PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCEExpertly and lucidly surveying the basic varieties and teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, renowned scholar Robert Thurman makes this authentic spiritual tradition available to contemporary Western audiences

  • Eat the Buddha

    Eat the Buddha
    av Barbara Demick

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783782086

    In 1950, China claimed sovereignty over Tibet, leading to decades of unrest and resistance, defining the country today. In Eat the Buddha, Barbara Demick chronicles the Tibetan tragedy from Ngaba, a defiant town on the eastern edge of the Tibetan pl…

  • Mapping the Great Game

    Mapping the Great Game
    av Riaz Dean

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612008141

    Although the ultimate prize of the Great Game played out between Great Britain and Imperial Russia in the 19th century was India, most of the intrigue and action took place along its northern frontier in Afghanistan, Turkestan and Tibet. Maps, and k…

  • Seven Years in Tibet

    Seven Years in Tibet
    av Heinrich Harrer

    Pocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780586087077

    A landmark in travel writing, this is the incredible true story of Heinrich Harrer's escape across the Himalayas to Tibet, set against the backdrop of the Second World War.

  • Forbidden Memory

    Forbidden Memory
    av Tsering Woeser

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612349695

    The Chinese Cultural Revolution arrived in Tibet in July 1966. Upon its arrival, monasteries were systematically destroyed and libraries were looted, rare books and paintings burned. Buddhist scriptures were used as wrapping paper and the Dalai Lama…

  • Frank Kingdon Ward's Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges (revised Edition)

    Frank Kingdon Ward's Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges (revised Edition)

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851495160

    Little explored and virtually inaccessible, the Tsangpo Gorge in south-east Tibet is the world's deepest gorge. Through it twists the Yarlong Tsangpo, Tibet's great river, emerging from below on the plains of India. This is the story of its explorat…

  • From the Land of the Snow Lion

    From the Land of the Snow Lion

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783777426266

    The catalogue presents for the first time the rich Tibetan artistic heritage through the collection of Michael and Justyna Buddeberg: carpet manufacture, craftwork in metal and the manufacture of furniture. Previously neglected aspects of everyday T…

  • Buddhist Ritual Art of Tibet

    Buddhist Ritual Art of Tibet
    av Michael Henss

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783897905672

    Tibetan Buddhist art is not only rich in figural icons but also extremely diverse in its symbols and ritual objects. This first systematic review is an abundantly illustrated reference book on Tibetan ritual art that aids our understanding of its di…

  • Mastiffs of the Plateau

    Mastiffs of the Plateau
    av Yang Zhijun

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910760376

    When a blood feud endangers seven young children, one Tibetan mastiff must prove his worth to save their lives.Old blood feuds on the Tibetan plateau flare up when seven children and their Tibetan mastiff, Gangri Senge, follow a Han journalist to a…

  • Tea Horse Road: China's Ancient Trade Road to Tibet

    Tea Horse Road: China's Ancient Trade Road to Tibet
    av Michael Freeman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9786167339535

    One of the longest and most dramatic trade routes of the ancient world, the Tea Horse Road carried a crucial exchange for 13 centuries between China and Tibet. China needed war horses to protect its northern frontier and Tibet could supply them. Whe…

  • Islamic Shangri-La

    Islamic Shangri-La
    av David G. Atwill

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520299733

    A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program for monographs. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Islamic Shangri-La transports readers to the heart of the H…

  • Last Seen in Lhasa

    Last Seen in Lhasa
    av Claire Scobie

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846040061

    It was here she became friends with Ani, an unusual Tibetan nun who was to change her life. Through seven journeys in Tibet, Claire chronicles a rapidly changing world - where monks talk on mobiles and Lhasa's sex industry thrives.

  • Medicine Between Science and Religion

    Medicine Between Science and Religion

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782381228

    There is a growing interest in studies that document the relationship between science and medicine - as ideas, practices, technologies and outcomes - across cultural, national, geographic terrain. Tibetan medicine is not only known as a scholarly m…

  • Bhutan: Hidden Lands Of Happiness

    Bhutan: Hidden Lands Of Happiness
    av John Wehrheim

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932476514

    Guiding the readers through the districts of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Gasa, Laya, Lunana, Wangdi, Bumthang and Trongsa, this book reveals remote hot springs and isolated hermitages of Bhutan and ends in the streets and nightclubs of the country's cap…

  • The Dawn of Tibet

    The Dawn of Tibet
    av John Vincent Bellezza

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810896277

    This unique book reveals the existence of an advanced civilization where none was known before, presenting an entirely new perspective on the culture and history of Tibet. In his groundbreaking study of an epic period in Tibet few people even knew e…

  • The Dawn of Tibet

    The Dawn of Tibet
    av John Vincent Bellezza

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442234611

    This unique book reveals the existence of an advanced civilization where none was known before, presenting an entirely new perspective on the culture and history of Tibet. In his groundbreaking study of an epic period in Tibet few people even knew e…

  • The Three Boys

    The Three Boys

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824830793

    A virtuous young woman journeys to the Land of the Dead to retrieve the still-beating heart of a king; a wily corpse-monster tricks his young captor into setting him free; a king falls under a curse that turns him into a cannibal; a shepherd who und…

  • Remote Sensing of Land Use and Land Cover in Mountain Region

    Remote Sensing of Land Use and Land Cover in Mountain Region
    av Duo Chu

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811375828

    This book presents the spatial and temporal dynamics of land use and land cover in the central Tibetan Plateau during the last two decades, based on various types of satellite data, long-term field investigation and GIS techniques. Further, it demon…

  • Tibetan Foothold

    Tibetan Foothold
    av Dervla Murphy

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906011642

    Dervla Murphy's first epic journey from Ireland to India by bicycle, "Full Tilt", is a complete adventure in itself. It is also the first volume of a trilogy of experience that continues with Tibetan Foothold. For the young Irish woman, once she had…

  • Eat the Buddha

    Eat the Buddha
    av Barbara Demick

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783782659

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR IN FINANCIAL TIMES, ECONOMIST, NEW YORK TIMES, WASHINGTON POST, SPECTATOR 'You simply cannot under…

  • Lonely Planet Tibet

    Lonely Planet Tibet
    av Lonely Planet

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786573759

    Hike around sacred Mt Kailash, join pilgrims at the Jokhang, Tibet's holiest sanctum, or view Mt Everest unobstructed from Rongphu Monastery; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Tibet and begin your journey now!Inside Lonely…

  • Tibet Wild

    Tibet Wild
    av George B. Schaller

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610911726

    George Schaller has spent much of his life traversing wild and isolated places in his quest to understand and conserve threatened species - from mountain gorillas in the Virunga to snow leopards in the Himalaya. Throughout his career, Schaller has s…

  • A History of Modern Tibet, 1913-1951

    A History of Modern Tibet, 1913-1951
    av Melvyn C. Goldstein

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520075900

    The 'Tibetan Question', the nature of Tibet's political status vis-a-vis China, has been the subject of often bitterly competing views while the facts of the issue have not been fully accessible to interested observers. While one faction has argued…

  • For Tibet, with Love

    For Tibet, with Love
    av Isabel Losada

    Häftad - 2004 - ISBN: 9780747572855

    'Sometimes you just have to do something, don't you? Sometimes an injustice comes along and you think 'No, this cannot be', and rather than just turn off the TV, you know it's time to act' So begins Isabel Losada's extraordinary FOR TIBET WITH LOVE…

  • Tibet

    Tibet
    av Paul Christiaan Klieger

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789144024

    The history of Tibet has long intrigued the world, as well as the dilemma of its future - will it ever return to independence or will it always remain part of China? Is a 'Tibet outside of Tibet' a viable expression of self-determination? How will t…

  • Tibet

    Tibet
    av Dawa T. Norbu

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780712670630

    Tibet: The Road Ahead is the extraordinary account of the potential extinction of a civilisation. Written by a gifted Tibetan of humble origins, this book tells the story of ordinary Tibetans in the twentieth century. Professor Norbu refutes China's…

  • The Rise of Gönpo Namgyel in Kham

    The Rise of Gönpo Namgyel in Kham
    av Yudru Tsomu

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739177921

    This book examines the ascendancy of a minor nineteenth-century Tibetan chieftain Gönpo Namgyel who hailed from Eastern Kham, a frontier region situated between the power centers of Central Tibet and Qing China. For most of the nineteenth century, G…

  • The Lhasa House

    The Lhasa House
    av Andre Alexander

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932476842

    This book looks at a particular type of indigenous architecture that has developed in the Tibetan capital Lhasa. The focus is not on the relatively well documented monastic architecture, but rather on the vernacular residential architecture in the f…

  • Mitään ei tapahtunut Provlyssna!

    Mitään ei tapahtunut

    Nedladdningsbar MP3 - 2021 - Finska - ISBN: 9788726694420

    Tuomiokirkon pihamaalta löytyy pahoin loukkaantunut ihminen. Samaan aikaan kaupungissa avautuu kiinalaisen kulttuurin näyttely, jonka Tiibet-kytkökset saavat aktivistit heräämään. Järjestyshäiriöiden ja kulttuuriselkkausten pelossa rikoskomisario Ju…

  • Morality and Monastic Revival in Post-Mao Tibet

    Morality and Monastic Revival in Post-Mao Tibet
    av Jane E. Caple

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824869854

    The speed and extent of the Tibetan Buddhist monastic revival make it one of the most extraordinary stories of religious resurgence in post-Mao China. At the end of the 1970s, there were no working monasteries; within a decade, thousands had been re…

  • Morality and Monastic Revival in Post-Mao Tibet

    Morality and Monastic Revival in Post-Mao Tibet
    av Jane E. Caple

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824869847

    The speed and extent of the Tibetan Buddhist monastic revival make it one of the most extraordinary stories of religious resurgence in post-Mao China. At the end of the 1970s, there were no working monasteries; within a decade, thousands had been re…

  • Theos Bernard, the White Lama

    Theos Bernard, the White Lama
    av Paul Hackett

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231158879

    In 1937, Theos Casimir Bernard (1908-1947), the self-proclaimed "White Lama," became the third American in history to reach Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet. During his stay, he amassed the largest collection of Tibetan texts, art, and artifacts in…

  • The Battle for Fortune

    The Battle for Fortune
    av Charlene Makley

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501719646

    In a deeply ethnographic appraisal, based on years of in situ research, The Battle for Fortune looks at the rising stakes of Tibetans’ encounters with Chinese state-led development projects in the early 2000s. The book builds upon anthropology…

  • The Battle for Fortune

    The Battle for Fortune
    av Charlene Makley

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501719677

    In a deeply ethnographic appraisal, based on years of in situ research, The Battle for Fortune looks at the rising stakes of Tibetans’ encounters with Chinese state-led development projects in the early 2000s. The book builds upon anthropology…

  • Becoming Bilingual in School and Home in Tibetan Areas of China: Stories of Struggle

    Becoming Bilingual in School and Home in Tibetan Areas of China: Stories of Struggle
    av YiXi LaMuCuo

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030146702

    This book contributes significantly to our understanding of bilingualism and bilingual education as a sociocultural and political process by offering analyses of the stories of five Tibetan individual journeys of becoming bilingual in the Tibetan ar…

  • Becoming Bilingual in School and Home in Tibetan Areas of China: Stories of Struggle

    Becoming Bilingual in School and Home in Tibetan Areas of China: Stories of Struggle
    av YiXi LaMuCuo

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030146672

    This book contributes significantly to our understanding of bilingualism and bilingual education as a sociocultural and political process by offering analyses of the stories of five Tibetan individual journeys of becoming bilingual in the Tibetan ar…

  • King of the Empty Plain

    King of the Empty Plain
    av Cyrus Stearns

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559392754

    King of the Empty Plain is familiar to every Tibetan yet nearly unknown in the rest of the world. Tangtong Gyalpo's incredible lifespan, profound teachings, unprecedented engineering feats, eccentric deeds, and creation of Tibetan opera have earned…

  • Mapping Shangrila

    Mapping Shangrila

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295993577

    Open-access edition: DOI 10.6069/9780295805023In 2001 the Chinese government announced that the precise location of Shangrila—a place that previously had existed only in fiction—had been identified in Zhongdian County, Yunnan. Since then…

  • Mapping Shangrila

    Mapping Shangrila

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295993584

    Open-access edition: DOI 10.6069/9780295805023In 2001 the Chinese government announced that the precise location of Shangrila—a place that previously had existed only in fiction—had been identified in Zhongdian County, Yunnan. Since then…

  • The Dance of 17 Lives

    The Dance of 17 Lives
    av Mick Brown

    Häftad - 2005 - ISBN: 9780747568711

    In January 2000, two Ambassador taxis twisted their way up the narrow road leading towards Dharamsala in the Himalayan foothills of northern India - the home-in-exile of the Dalai Lama. In one taxi was a fourteen-year-old boy, the 17th Karmapa, one…

  • Tre gånger Lobsang. Berättelser från Tibet

    Tre gånger Lobsang. Berättelser från Tibet
    av Inger Brattström

    e-bok - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9788726428070

    I Tibet, högt upp bland de höga bergen, bor en pojke som heter Lobsang. I ett liv är han en herde. I ett annat är han en munk och i ett tredje är han en musiker. Han har levt flera liv för i Tibet tror man att allt levande återföds efter döden, i en…

  • The Lhasa Moon Tibetan Cookbook

    The Lhasa Moon Tibetan Cookbook
    av Tsering Wangmo

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559391047

    A cookbook from the Lhasa Moon in San Francisco, combining a unique mix of Asian and Tibetan influences.

  • The Monastery Rules

    The Monastery Rules
    av Berthe Jansen

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520297005

    A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. The Monastery Rules discusses the position of the monasteries in pre-1950s…

  • The Ninth Panchen Lama (1883-1937)

    The Ninth Panchen Lama (1883-1937)
    av Fabienne Jagou

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9786162150166

    This biography of the Ninth Panchen Lama, the second highest spiritual authority in Tibetan Buddhism, offers new insights into the tumultuous history of the relations between China and Tibet at the start of the twentieth century. It demonstrates how…

  • Voices from Tibet

    Voices from Tibet
    av Tsering Woeser

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824840082

    Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong are widely regarded as the most eloquent, insightful writers on contemporary Tibet. Their reportage on the economic exploitation, environmental degrada-tion, cultural destruction and political subjugation that plague…

  • Voices from Tibet

    Voices from Tibet
    av Tsering Woeser

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824839512

    Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong are widely regarded as the most eloquent, insightful writers on contemporary Tibet. Their reportage on the economic exploitation, environmental degrada-tion, cultural destruction and political subjugation that plague…

  • Trans-Himalayan Caravans

    Trans-Himalayan Caravans
    av Dr Janet Rizvi

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195658170

    This book documents the extraordinarily complex pattern of trade upon which the pre-Independence economy of ladakh largely depended. Largely based on oral sources, it lays emphasis on the human dimension, showing how trades shaped the lives of men i…

  • Cloud Farming

    Cloud Farming
    av Chone Yum Tsering

    12-15 år Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910760772

  • Tibetan Herbal Legends

    Tibetan Herbal Legends
    av Sgrol Dkar Skyabs, Rin Chen Dbang Rgyal, Zhen, Ph.D. Yan

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9787117092166

  • Squirting Milk at Chameleons

    Squirting Milk at Chameleons
    av Simon Fenton

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903070918

    The tale of an Englishman making a life for himself in Senegal. Khady pulled out a breast and with a deadly aim fired milk at the chameleon. "If I don't offer it milk, our son will grow up to look like a lizard," she explained. Clearly I had a lot t…

  • Freedom In Exile

    Freedom In Exile
    av His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349111117

    *Fascinating insight into the mind of one of the greatest contemporary spiritual leaders. *In depth knowledge of secret political deals involving CIA, Chairman Mao and President Nehru.

  • Highways and Hierarchies

    Highways and Hierarchies

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463723046

    This edited collection explores the contemporary proliferation of roads in South Asia and the Tibet-Himalaya region, showing how new infrastructures simultaneously create fresh connections and reinforce existing inequalities. Bringing together ethno…

  • A Handbook of Tibetan Culture

    A Handbook of Tibetan Culture
    av Graham Coleman

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846043628

    Over the past nine years the Orient Foundation has compiled a database that brings together information on over 600 Tibetan-related organizations throughtout the world. Compiled under the auspices of HH The Dalai Lama, this book provided comprehensi…

  • Learning to Be Tibetan

    Learning to Be Tibetan
    av Miaoyan Yang

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498544634

    Since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949, the Chinese Community Party (CCP) has launched a nation-wide ethnic identification project to recognize ethnic minorities, which are widely considered as “peripheral,” &…

  • Arrested Histories

    Arrested Histories
    av Carole McGranahan

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822347712

    In the 1950s, thousands of ordinary Tibetans rose up to defend their country and religion against Chinese troops. Their citizen army fought through 1974 with covert support from the Tibetan exile government and the governments of India, Nepal, and t…