9780231130981

Women in Tibet

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  • ISBN13:

    9780231130981

  • ISBN10:

    0231130988

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-01-11
  • Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr

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Summary

-- Ronald Schwartz, author of Circle of Protest: Political Ritual in the Tibetan Uprising

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements v
The Contributors xi
Introduction 1(28)
Part I. WOMEN IN TRADITIONAL TIBET
Ladies of the Tibetan Empire (Seventh to Ninth Centuries ce)
29(20)
Helga Uebach
The Woman Illusion? Research into the Lives of Spiritually Accomplished Women Leaders of the 11th and 12th Centuries
49(34)
Dan Martin
The Autobiography of a Medieval Hermitess: Orgyan Chokyi (1675--1729)
83(30)
Kurtis R. Schaeffer
Part II. MODERN TIBETAN WOMEN
Female Oracles in Modern Tibet
113(56)
Hildegard Diemberger
Outstanding Women in Tibetan Medicine
169(26)
Tashi Tsering
Women in the Performing Arts: Portraits of Six Contemporary Singers
195(64)
Isabelle Henrion-Dourcy
The Body of a Nun: Nunhood and Gender in Contemporary Amdo
259(26)
Charlene E. Makley
Women and Politics in Contemporary Tibet
285(82)
Robert Barnett
Bibliography
367(36)
Tibetan sources
367(10)
Chinese sources
377(1)
Western language sources
378(20)
Short NGO publications and press articles
398(3)
Governmental and other documents
401(1)
Discography
402(1)
Cassette tape albums produced in Tibet
402(1)
Transliteration of Phoneticized Tibetan Terms 403(28)
Index 431

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