New content from Asian Highlands Perspectives

Gerald Roche gjroche at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 12 17:51:37 UTC 2013

*With apologies for cross posting *

Dear All,

The editors of *Asian Highlands Perspectives *are pleased to announce a new

AHP21 is the fourth volume of collected essays published by AHP. This
volume features articles on English language education and globalization;
New Year celebrations in A mdo; hail prevention rituals and practitioners;
pyramid schemes on the Tibetan Plateau; Tibetans and Muslims in northwest
China; sacred dairies, dairymen, and buffaloes of the Nilgiri Mountains in
South India; an A mdo family's annual income and expenses; vernacular
architecture; and cultural change in the context of a female rite of
passage in A mdo. Volume 21 also contains six short stories and ten reviews.

The at-cost hard-cover volume can be purchased here (24.40 USD):

The volume can also be accessed online here:
(scroll down for volume 21)

Individual articles can be accessed via the following links:

*A Space for the Possible: Globalization and English Language Learning for
Tibetan Students in China*
Rebecca Clothey and Elena McKinlay

*An A mdo Tibetan Pastoralists' Family Lo sar in Stong skor Village*
Timothy Thurston and Tsering Samdrup

*Hail Prevention Rituals and Ritual Practitioners in Northeast A mdo*
Rdo rje don grub

*Pyramid Schemes on the Tibetan Plateau*
Devin Gonier and Rgyal yum sgrol ma

*Tibetans and Muslims in Northwest China: Economic and Political Aspects of
a Complex Relationship*
Bianca Horlemann

*Sacred Dairies, Dairymen, and Buffaloes of the Nilgiri Mountains in South
Anthony Walker

*An A mdo Family's Income and Expenses in 2011*
Rdo rje bkra shis, Rta mgrin bkra shis, CK Stuart

*Architecture in The bo, 'Brug chu, and Co ne Counties, Gannan Tibetan
Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province*
Chos dbyings rdo rje

*Change, Reputation, and Hair: A Female Rite of Passage in Mtha' ba Village*
Blo bzang tshe ring, Don 'grub sgrol ma, Gerald Roche, and CK Stuart

*A College Student*
'Phrin las nyi ma

*Set Free by Tragedy*
G.yang mtsho skyid

*Who is to Blame?*
Klu rgyal 'bum

*Young Love*
Bkra shis rab rten

*Silent as a Winter Cuckoo*
Pad+ma dbang chen

*QQ Destiny*
Pad+ma dbang chen
*Review - China's Last Imperial Frontier and The Sichuan Frontier and Tibet*
Robert Entenmann

*Review - Harnessing Fortune *
Lisa C Fischler

*Review - Inter-Ethnic Dynamics in Asia*
Philippe Ramirez

*Review - Spirits of the Place*
William B Noseworthy

*Review - Moving Mountains*
William B Noseworthy

*Review - The Complete Works of Zhuang Xueben*
Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa

*Review - Religious Revival in the Tibetan Borderlands*
Bo Wang

*Review - The Sun Rises*
Mark Bender

*Review - Tibetan Buddhists in the Making of Modern China (Chinese Edition)*
Dan smyer Yu and Zomkyi Drolma

Review - Labrang Monastery
Christina Kilby Robinson

CK Stuart
Gerald Roche
Tshe dbang rdo rje
Timothy Thurston
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