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Title: Echoes from Dharamsala: Music in the Life of a Tibetan Refugee Community
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Keila Diehl

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Publisher Place: Berkeley
Publisher: University of California Press
Normalized publisher place: Berkeley, CA
Publisher country: United States
Published Date: 2002
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Extent: xxv, 312 p. : ill.
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Society -- Identity Issues -- Tibetan Identity in Exile
Cultural Coverage: Tibet
Temporal coverage: 20th century CE
Language: English

Table of Contents: Introduction: Theory at home and in the field -- Dharamsala: a resting place to pass through -- "There is a tension in our hearts": constructing the rich cultural heritage of Tibet -- Taking refuge in (and from) India: film songs, angry mobs, and other exilic pleasures--and fears -- The West as surrogate Shangri-La: rock and roll and rangzen as style and ideology -- "The nail that sticks up gets hammered down": making modern Tibetan music -- "Little jolmo bird in the willow grove": crafting Tibetan song lyrics -- A peek through ragged tent flaps and Heaven's door: concerts that rupture and bond -- Conclusion: Cycles, echoes, and their implications.

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Date Of Record Creation: 2006-04-06 17:38:41
Date Last Modified: 2006-04-06 17:38:41
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