The Tibetan Nonviolent Struggle: A Strategic and Historical Analysis

December 4, 2016 2:35 pm0 comments
The Tibetan Nonviolent Struggle: A Strategic and Historical Analysis

The Tibetan Nonviolent Struggle: A Strategic and Historical Analysis by Tenzin Dorjee Published by International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) Press, Washington, DC (2015) Pp 95 Price: not stated Reviewed by Stuart Rees, Professor Emeritus andDirector of Sydney Peace Foundation, University of Sydney   This story of hope has lessons […]

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THE NATIONAL QUESTION IN TIBET REVISITED                     

July 4, 2016 1:16 pm0 comments
THE NATIONAL QUESTION IN TIBET REVISITED                     

By Pranjali Bandhu* TIBET UNCONQUERED: An Epic Struggle For Freedom by Diane Wolff. Foreword by Robert Thurman. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. HB; pp. 253. Price: US$ 27 US involvement in the question of Tibet dates to the time of the 1959 Uprising in Lhasa. The US government offered aid to the […]

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Alone Here

December 11, 2014 12:32 pm0 comments
Alone Here

By Bhuchung D. Sonam Review of Running from Tendra Gyami: a volunteer’s story of life with the refugee children of Tibet Author: Lesley Freeman Publisher: Mantra Books. UK. 2013. Price: £12.00 in UK. $22.95 in US At ten years old Tsering Topgyal is already witness to the price his family […]

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A Home in Tibet

September 28, 2014 10:45 am0 comments
A Home in Tibet

Book Review by Tenzin Dickie* A Home in Tibet By Tsering Wangmo Dhompa Penguin (New Delhi, 2013) Pp. 320; Rs. 499 A Home in Tibet is one of the most significant works by a Tibetan writer ever.The history of secular prose literature written by Tibetans is briefly told—although the nobleman […]

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Need of the Hour: A New Theory of Liberation

August 30, 2014 12:47 pm0 comments
Need of the Hour: A New Theory of Liberation

By Pranjali Bandhu*   LIVES IN EXILE: EXPLORING THE INNER WORLD OF TIBETAN REFUGEES  by Honey Oberoi Vahali Routledge (New Delhi, 2009) (HB; pp. 429; Rs. 850)    “The holocaust that happened in Tibet revealed communist China as a cruel and inhuman executioner—the most brutal and more inhuman than any […]

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A Chinese-Tibetan dialogue on Tibetan issues

May 20, 2014 6:23 pm0 comments
A Chinese-Tibetan dialogue on Tibetan issues

(From the print edition of Tibetan Review, May 2010) THE STRUGGLE FOR TIBET by Wang Lixiong and Tsering Shakya (Introduction by Robert Barnett) Verso, London and New York, 2009 pp. 280; £ 8.99 The Struggle for Tibet” presents the views of two well known thinkers. It is structured as a […]

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