Tibetan Borderlands examines modern culture and recent history of the varied lands surrounding the Tibetan plateau. These include Ladakh, Northern India, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Northern Burma, and China.... various monasteries, employment in the bureaucracy, and in their ownership of trade and commercial establishments ... The following excerpt is from an interview with a 30-year-old Tibetan youth who acted as my driver-guide in North Sikkim. ... It is indeed easy for us Tibetans to get a visa to go to USA, if we use the passport issued by the Tibetan government in exile. ... I have been driving a jeep for this tourist agency during the last few tourist seasons to earn money and gain someanbsp;...
|Author||:||International Association for Tibetan Studies. Seminar|
|Publisher||:||Brill Academic Publishers - 2006-01-01|