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Tibet on fire : self-immolations against Chinese rule / Tsering Woeser ; translated by Kevin Carrico.

By: Weise, 1966- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2016Description: viii, 114 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781784781538; 1784781533.Uniform titles: Xizang huo feng huang. English Subject(s): Self-immolation -- Political aspects -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region | Self-immolation -- Political aspects -- China | Self-immolation -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism | Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements | Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Politics and government -- 1951-DDC classification: 362.280951/5
Contents:
Why are Tibetans self-immolating? -- The protesters -- State-sponsored slander and media blockades -- Lhasa : apartheid redux -- Self-immolation as protest.
Summary: Tibet on Fire is her account of the oppression Tibetans face and the ideals driving those who resist, both the self-immolators and other Tibetans like herself. With a cover image designed by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, Tibet on Fire is angry and cogent: a clarion call for the world to take action.
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
England Collection HV6548.T53 W45 2016 (Browse shelf) Available 19-191

"Originally published as Immolations au Tibet : la honte du monde, © Indigène éditions 2013."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Why are Tibetans self-immolating? -- The protesters -- State-sponsored slander and media blockades -- Lhasa : apartheid redux -- Self-immolation as protest.

Tibet on Fire is her account of the oppression Tibetans face and the ideals driving those who resist, both the self-immolators and other Tibetans like herself. With a cover image designed by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, Tibet on Fire is angry and cogent: a clarion call for the world to take action.

Translated from the French translation of: Xizang huo feng huang.

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