Sky Train: Tibetan Women on the Edge of History (Google eBook)

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University of Washington Press - History
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Through a lyrical narrative of her journey to Tibet in 2007, activist Canyon Sam contemplates modern history from the perspective of Tibetan women. Traveling on China's new "Sky Train," she celebrates Tibetan New Year with the Lhasa family whom she'd befriended decades earlier and concludes an oral-history project with women elders.
  

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Review: Sky Train: Tibetan Women on the Edge of History

User Review  - caryl Fairfull - Goodreads

Good book that brings to light the suffering of Tibet during the take over by China. The author updates her original story by revisiting on the Sky Train. The three women who are the framework of the story were amazing and the story was well told. Read full review

Review: Sky Train: Tibetan Women on the Edge of History

User Review  - Norbu - Goodreads

The real inspiring stories of Tibetan woman made me a proud Tibetan woman and moved my spirit to further towards our aspiration. Canyon Sam (Writer and she is Chinese); She has my whole respect and ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
1 Sky Train
9
2 Morning on the Changtang
31
3 Lhasa
77
4 Crossing the Himalayas
181
5 Dharamsala
191
Epilogue
243
Notes
247
Glossary
261
Acknowledgments
266
Dedication
269
About the Author
271
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