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of Protest : Political Ritual in the Tibetan Uprising
Cultural History of Tibet
by Ronald David Schwartz. Published by Columbia Univ Prv; November 1994.
Examines the non-violent protests by monks and nuns in Tibet for independence
from China. The movement began in 1987 partly as a result of official Chinese
encouragement for cultural and religious revival during the 1980s. The
ongoing struggle and response is a case study of the control methods and
weaknesses in China as a whole.
Exile from the Land of Snows: The Dalai Lama and Tibet Since the Chinese
by David Snellgrove, Hugh Richardson, Shambhala Pubns, June 1, 1995
Tears of Blood: A Cry for Tibet
by John F. Avedon. Harper Perennial Library; Sep 1994.
"This book vividly recounts the modern history of Tibet. Its descriptionis
lively, lucid, and detailed, so it does not read like a dry historybook.
It follows the life of the fourteenth Dalai Lama as well as the livesof
other Tibetans and illustrates the degree of suffering the Tibetan peopleunderwent
since the Chinese conquest and how they are preserving theirculture in
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