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Singing the nation: modern tibetan music and national identity

Abstract:

An unwelcome effect of the scholarly preoccupation and public fascination in the West with Tibetan Buddhism is that other salient aspects of contemporary Tibetan culture are often neglected. Modern Tibetan music is one such overlooked cultural phenomenon which offers many insights onto a people undergoing drastic transformations, while also illuminating the complex influence of Buddhism on the creative output of the contemporary Tibetan laity. In tandem with modern Tibetan literature, popular...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Oriental Studies
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Centre de recherche sur les civilisations de l’Asie orientale - CRCAO Publisher's website
Journal:
Revue d’Etudes Tibetaines Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
Oct 2011
Pages:
1-29
Publication date:
2011-10-01
Acceptance date:
2011-06-08
Source identifiers:
986793
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Deposit date:
2019-03-29

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