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Title: Mapping the Modern in Tibet. PIATS 2006: Proceedings of the Eleventh Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Königswinter 2006.
Language of title: English
Editor: Gray Tuttle
One Sentence Summary: A collection of essays taking up the question of modernity in Tibetan history, Buddhism, and culture.

Description: A collection of essays taking up the question of modernity in Tibetan history, Buddhism, and culture. These articles were developed from papers delivered at the 11th IATS seminar in Königswinter, Germany, 2006. (Steven Weinberger, 2012-05-22)

Publisher Place: Andiast
Publisher: International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies GmbH
Publisher country: Switzerland
Published Date: 2011
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Multi-Author Edited Volumes -- Conference Proceedings -- Proceedings of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (PIATS) -- PIATS 11 (2006)

Table of Contents: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ix

JANET GYATSO Moments of Tibetan modernity: Methods and assumptions 1

LAURAN HARTLEY Self as a faithful public servant: The autobiography of Mdo mkhar ba Tshe ring dbang rgyal (1697-1763) 45

LOBSANG YONGDAN Tibet charts the world: The Btsan po No mon han¹s Detailed Description of the World, an early major scientific work in Tibet

GRAY TUTTLE Challenging central Tibet¹s dominance of history: The Oceanic Book, a nineteenth-century politico-religious geographic history

ANNABELLA PITKIN Lineage, authority and innovation: The biography of Khu nu bla ma Bstan ¹dzin rgyal mtshan 173

ISRUN ENGELHARDT Reflections in The Tibet Mirror: News of the world
1937-1946 205

KEVIN GARRATT Shes bya: A Tibetan newspaper¹s international reportage in the 1970s 265

YUMJEAP RWA Views on Tibetan names and cultural identity 303

ASTRID HOVDEN Ritualised memories: Maintenance of the Sa ga zla ba festival tradition in contemporary Lhasa 327

DEREK F. MAHER An examination of a critical appraisal of Tsepon Shakabpa¹s One Hundred Thousand Moons 353

RIIKA J. VIRTANEN Images of love in Don grub rgyal¹s short stories 373

FRANZ XAVER ERHARD Constructed identities and contemporary Tibetan
literature: The fiction of the A mdo ba Skyabs chen bde grol and the Lha sa ba Dpal ¹byor 419

HOLLY GAYLEY The ethics of cultural survival: A Buddhist vision of progress in Mkhan po ¹Jigs phun¹s Heart Advice to Tibetans for the 21st Century 435

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