Published October 25, 2001
by Wisdom Publications .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||512|
Imagining Tibet book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the past century, the Western view of Tibet has evolved from an exotic /5. Imagining Tibet is a collection of essays that reveal these Western conceptions. Providing an historical background to the West’s ever-changing relationship with Tibet, Donald Lopez, Jeffrey Hopkins, Jamyang Norbu, and other noted scholars explore a variety of topics—from Western perceptions of Tibetan approaches to violence, monastic life. Imagining Tibet is a collection of essays that reveal these Western conceptions. Providing an historical background to the West's ever-changing relationship with Tibet, Donald Lopez, Jeffrey Hopkins, Jamyang Norbu, and other noted scholars explore a variety of topics - from Western perceptions of Tibetan approaches to violence, monastic life. Tibet became the object of Western imagination in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries when Britain and Russia coveted the territory. During this time, images emerged in European writings either romanticizing or demonizing the region. Contemporary Tibetan studies scholars have examined how many of these depictions continue to shape master narratives about Tibet.
Thierry Dodin is the author of Imagining Tibet ( avg rating, 13 ratings, 1 review, published ), Mythos Tibet ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 review /5(1). By Ann M. Martin - imagining tibet book read reviews from worlds largest community for readers in the past century the western view of tibet has evolved from an exotic imagining tibet perceptions projections and fantasies dodin thierry rather heinz shakya tsering on amazoncom free shipping on. Buy Imagining Tibet: Perceptions, Projections and Fantasies by Dodin, Thierry, Rather, Heinz (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. The simple pilgrimage, like so many things in Tibet, has changed. That led me to this question: Do the Tibetans in exile, now the third generation to be born in India, perceive Tibet in a different way to our brethren in Tibet? We know of the external changes that have taken place since the Chinese occupation in the late s.
Get this from a library! Imagining Tibet: perceptions, projections, & fantasies. [Thierry Dodin; Heinz Räther;] -- "Scarcely has a region captured popular imagination as has Tibet. In the past century, the Western view of Tibet evolved from backward shamanistic theocracy, to exotic Shangri-la promising. Imagining Tibet: Perceptions, Projections, and Fantasies. by Dodin, Thierry. Format: Paperback Change. Price: $ + $ shipping. This is a great book if you want to learn more about the reality of Tibet, rather than the numerous romantic myths that have been spawned about it in the West. Having lived from my teens to mid-Twenties in a. This article has been published in Imagining Tibet: Perceptions, Projections, and Fantasies () ISBN This version is free to view and download for private research and study only. Not for re-distribution, re-sale or use in derivative works. 3 The influence of Edward Saïd (invoked in a long polemical essay on Western representations of Tibet), Jacques Derrida, and Dipesh Chakrabarty are readily apparent in the first essay in the collection, “The politics of imagining Asia,” as well as in others devoted to Chinese modernity (“How to explain ‘China’ and its ‘modernity’: Rethinking The rise of modern Chinese thought.