John Powers

in History As Propaganda

Published in print October 2004 | ISBN: 9780195174267
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835447 | DOI:

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This chapter expands on the earlier chapters and looks at how Tibetan history is constructed by both Tibetans and Westerners. It asks whether Tibetans are constrained by Western discourses, as is sometimes claimed, or whether they even know of them.

Keywords: Shangri-la; Donald S. Lopez, Jr; Tibet and popular culture; Tibetan exiles; historiography; contested histories

Chapter.  4952 words. 

Subjects: Buddhism

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