By Carole McGranahan
Drawing on wealthy ethnographic and ancient examine, McGranahan tells the tale of the Tibetan resistance and the social tactics wherein this background is made and unmade, and lived and forgotten within the current. success of veterans’ wish for popularity hinges at the Dalai Lama and “historical arrest,” a convention during which the telling of definite pasts is suspended until eventually an undetermined time sooner or later. during this research, struggles over background end up a profound discomfort of belonging. Tibetan cultural politics, neighborhood identities, and non secular commitments can't be disentangled from imperial histories, modern geopolitics, and romanticized representations of Tibet. relocating deftly from armed fight to nonviolent starvation moves, and from diplomatic places of work to refugee camps, Arrested Histories presents strong insights into the stakes of political engagement and the cultural contradictions of daily life.
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