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Memories of life in Lhasa under Chinese rule
Khétsun, Tubten, 1941-
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Dkaʼ sdug ʼog gi byu*n ba brjod pa. English
Publication Information:
New York : Columbia University Press, [2008]

Physical Description:
xx, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Includes index.
The story of my family -- My childhood -- The March 10th uprising -- The Chinese fan the flames of war -- Imprisoned at the Tibet Military District headquarters -- Imprisoned at the Norbu Lingka barracks -- At the Nga-chen power station construction site -- In Téring prison -- In Drapchi prison -- The Trong-nying prison farm -- Back home from prison -- The agitation by the Muslims of Woba-ling -- The fall of the Panchen Lama -- The misuse of education -- The establishment of the Tibet Autonomous Region -- The onset of the "Cultural Revolution" -- The June 7th massacre -- A disastrous new year -- Old Tsampa in old Méru -- The Sino-Soviet war brings increased oppression -- The "one smash and three anti's" campaign -- The "great massacre" -- PLA soldiers destroy the fruits of the people's labour in the marshes -- The systematic destruction of Ganden monastery -- Sent to Kongpo as a construction worker for the second time -- The "Xichao Dachang" timber yard -- The Tölung power station construction camp -- The Lin Biao affair -- The defamation campaign -- "Socialist transformation" -- The Banak-shöl production cooperative -- The farmer's life -- The death of Mao Zedong and subsequent developments -- The rewards of my hard work -- Working in the Potala Palace -- At the Tibet Academy of Social Science -- Epilogue: leaving Tibet.
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