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Tibetan and Himalayan > Journals > THL-Hosted Online Journals > JIATS > Issue 4 (December 2008)

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Biodiversity Conservation and Pastoralism on the Northwest Tibetan Plateau (Byang thang): Coexistence or Conflict?
Creator's Description: The western Tibetan Plateau is currently undergoing the initiation of substantial changes in rangeland management associated with China’s drive to develop the western p...
Conflict between Nomadic Herders and Brown Bears in the Byang thang Region of Tibet
Creator's Description: In order to evaluate the impact of recently introduced wildlife conservation policies, a human-wildlife conflict survey of three hundred herding households was conducted ...
Demographics, Development, and the Environment in Tibetan Areas
Exclusiveness and Openness: A Study of Matrimonial Strategies in the Dga’ ldan pho brang Aristocracy (1880-1959)
Creator's Description: This paper aims to consider what the salient features of marriage among the Tibetan aristocracy were (especially regarding polyandry, matrilocal marriage, and hypogamy) t...
Interpreting Urbanization in Tibet: Administrative Scales and Discourses of Modernization
Creator's Description: Urbanization in Tibet is contentious but poorly understood. We reexamine data on urban growth in Lha sa in light of ongoing conversations about the urban scale in China. ...
Nomads without Pastures
Political Space and Socio-economic Organization in the Lower Spiti Valley (Early Nineteenth to Late Twentieth Century)
Creator's Description: This article investigates the relationships between political space and socio-economic organization in the lower Spiti Valley, a Tibetan-speaking area in Himachal Pradesh...
Population, Pasture Pressure, and School Education: Case Studies from Nag chu, TAR, PRC
Creator's Description: Academics and policymakers alike are paying increasing attention to the interactions between Tibetan highland pasture and Tibetan nomad communities. An ongoing debate foc...
Review of A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 2: The Calm before the Storm, 1951-55, by Melvyn C. Goldstein
Matthew Akester provides an in-depth review of Melvyn C. Goldstein, A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 2: The Calm before the Storm, 1951-55 (Bill McGrath 2009-03-30).
Review of Rulers on the Celestial Plain: Ecclesiastic and Secular Hegemony in Medieval Tibet. A Study of Tshal Gung-thang, by Per K. Sørensen et al.
Bryan Cuevas provides an in-depth review of by Per K. Sørensen et al., Rulers on the Celestial Plain: Ecclesiastic and Secular Hegemony in Medieval Tibet. A Study of Tshal Gung-thang (Bill McG...
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