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Author: Sun Shuyun
ISBN13: 978-0007265114
Title: A Year in Tibet
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Language: English
Category: Writing Research and Publishing Guides
Publisher: HarperPress (2008)
Pages: 256

A Year in Tibet by Sun Shuyun

To the Rikzin family. Chapter One - The Shaman, The Gun and Mao's Red Book. Chapter Two - Sky Burial. Chapter Three - Journey to the Next Life. Tibet has always called to me. In 1986, my last year at Beijing University, I had the chance to volunteer to work in Tibet. For eight years' service I would get Party membership, double pay, housing priority and faster promotion on my return. It seemed like a good deal. I was only twenty-three; I knew it would be tough but I would be set up for life by the time I was thirty. And I had seen a lot of photographs of Xizang, the Chinese name for Tibet, which means ‘Western Treasure’.

A Year in Tibet book. So this book is quite unique. When Sun discussed the Cultural Revolution with Tibetans she could offer her perception of what she experienced in China. My grandma, like most Chinese of her generation, was a Buddhist. Her sole consolation was t A perceptive perspective on Tibet, the author is a Chinese woman who was raised in China but later studied in Britain. She was in a remote part of Tibet making a film for the BBC for 18 months. We are used to reading about Tibet from a Western perspective.

Sun Shuyun, who studied Tibetan at Oxford, uses it to chart a much more personal and sometimes painful journey. A Year in Tibet is a fascinating study of a little-known land. What does come through ringing clear is the Tibetan people's remarkable serenity even in the midst of terrible hardships.

A Year in Tibet: A Voyage of Discovery. HarperCollins £20, pp222. The television series that this book accompanies has caused a fair amount of controversy in print and online. On a number of blogs, pro-Tibetan independence campaigners and pro-Chinese writers have used the five-part documentary as a starting point for arguments around the big questions of Tibetan autonomy and Chinese oppression. Those on the side of the Tibetans accuse the programme makers and the BBC of failing to address the subjugation of Tibetans by China.

Sun Shuyun is a Chinese writer. She was born in China in the 1960s, graduated from Beijing University and won a scholarship to the University of Oxford. Her books include Ten Thousand Miles Without a Cloud (in which she retraces the journey of the 7th-century Chinese monk Xuanzang), The Long March: The True History of Communist China's Founding Myth, A Year in Tibet, a book made in conjunction with the BBC documentary A Year in Tibet. Tibet: Transformation and tradition about the BBC series A Year In Tibet.

A Year in Tibet' follows the author as she lives for eighteen months in a remote village in Tibet. Sun Shuyun, a Chinese writer and historian, takes the reader to a tiny and isolated village in Tibet, known for its anti-Chinese stance. She and a team who were half Chinese and half Tibetan, lived and worked there for eighteen months, filming and recording daily life. A Year in Tibet' is an insight into the relationship between the Chinese and Tibetans, the history behind it, and the way the two interact in the 21st century.

Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780007265121. Release Date:January 2009.

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A Talk and Documentary Screening Friday, March 2 at 7:30 PM New College, Oxford; Lecture Room 5 By Writer, Filmmaker, and Director, Sun Shuyun It is early morning, and the sky is leaden not at all like the crystal blue Tibetan vault on the postcards. Sun Shuyun s book and film presents the conflict between modernity and tradition in the town of Gyantse. Sun Shuyun s documentary and written text provide insight into the situation within Tibet.