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Title:
Sky train : Tibetan women on the edge of history
Author:
Sam, Canyon.
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Publication Information:
Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xiii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
"Through a lyrical narrative of her journey to Tibet in 2007, activist Canyon Sam contemplates modern history from the perspective of Tibetan women. Traveling on China's new "Sky Train, " she celebrates Tibetan New Year with the Lhasa family whom she'd befriended decades earlier and concludes an oral-history project with women elders."--BOOK JACKET.
Language:
English
Contents:
Forward / the Dalai Lama -- Preface -- Introduction -- Sky train -- Morning on the Changtang -- Lhasa -- Crossing the Himalayas -- Dharamsala -- Epilogue.
ISBN:
9780295989532
Format :
Book

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