Sky Train: Tibetan Women on the Edge of History

Sky Train: Tibetan Women on the Edge of History

by Canyon Sam, Dalai Lama
     
 

ISBN-10: 029598953X

ISBN-13: 9780295989532

Pub. Date: 01/01/2009

Publisher: University of Washington Press

In her Lyrical Narrative of a journey to Tibet on China's new "Sky Train," Canyon Sam glimpses the past through the eyes of Tibetan woman-a visionary educator, a freedom fighter, a gulag survivor, a child bride. Gracefully connecting the woman's poignant histories to larger cultural, political, and spiritual themes, she finds wisdom and wholeness even as she

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In her Lyrical Narrative of a journey to Tibet on China's new "Sky Train," Canyon Sam glimpses the past through the eyes of Tibetan woman-a visionary educator, a freedom fighter, a gulag survivor, a child bride. Gracefully connecting the woman's poignant histories to larger cultural, political, and spiritual themes, she finds wisdom and wholeness even as she acknowledges Tibet's irreversible changes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780295989532
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Series:
A Mclellan Book Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
278
Sales rank:
812,291
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword Dalai Lama Lama, Dalai

Introduction 3

1 SkyTrain 9

2 Morning on the Changtang 31

3 Lhasa 77

4 Crossing the Himalayas 181

5 Dharamsala 191

Epilogue 243

Notes 247

Glossary 261

Dedication 269

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