Books Available in the Bookstore (Fall 2011)
Multiple copies of these books are also available on reserve in the library. See Course Reserve List for listing of books on reserve by week.
See Class Schedule for listings of specific required and supplementary readings from these books, as well as articles and excerpts on reserve in folders in the library.
Books with substantial assigned readings
- Goldstein, Melvyn. The Snow Lion and the Dragon: China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama. Berkeley: Univ. of CA Press, 1997.
- Lopez, Donald. Prisoners of Shangri-La: Tibetan Buddhism and the West. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.
- Duara, Prasenjit. Rescuing History From the Nation: Questioning Narratives of Modern China. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995.
- Goldstein, Siebenschuh and Tashing Tsering. The Struggle for Modern Tibet: The Autobiography of Tashi Tsering. NY: ME Sharpe, 1997.
- Schwartz, Ronald. Circle of Protest: Political Ritual in the Tibetan Uprising. New York: Columbia University Press, 1994.
- Shakya, Tsering. The Dragon in the Land of the Snows. NY: Columbia University Press, 1999.
- Makley, Charlene. The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in the People's Republic of China. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007.
Recommended Books (only a portion assigned, only a few copies available)
- Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities. 1991 (1988).
- Gupta and Ferguson, eds. Culture, Power, Place: Explorations in Critical Anthropology. Durham: Duke University Press, 1997.
- Harrel, Stevan, ed. Cultural Encounters on China's Ethnic Frontiers. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 1995.
- Nira Yuval Davis. Gender and Nation, Sage: London, 1997
- Enloe, Cynthia. Bananas, Beaches and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics, 1989.
- China Urban: Ethnographies of Contemporary Culture. Duke University Press, 2001.
- Zheng, Tiantian. Red lights: the lives of sex workers in postsocialist China. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009.