New volume of Asian Highlands Perspectives

Gerald Roche gjroche at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 12 12:09:17 UTC 2013

** with apologies for cross-posting

The editors of *Asian Highlands Perspectives* are pleased to announce
Volume 23: A Tewo Tibetan Childhood.

 Rdo rje tshe brtan (b. 1986) describes his childhood in Dredze Village,
Yiwa Township, Tewo County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu
Province, China, as well as being a student in Xining City, Qinghai
Province. Topics covered include his family, childhood injuries and
illnesses, education, Terang (malicious household deities), mountain
deities and associated rituals and sacrifices, death, conflict with other
locals, collecting local plants, a birth in the village, stealing fruit, a
wedding, plowing, a visit to a hot spring, a lost yak, slaughtering pigs,
and government confiscation of fields. Photos provide additional detail.

 This volume is available as an at-cost hardcover book from

and also as a free PDF:

AHP editors
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