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Title Dkaʼ sdug ʼog gi byuṅ ba brjod pa. English.
Memories of life in Lhasa under Chinese rule / Tubten Khétsun ; translated and with an introduction by Matthew Akester.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, c2008.


 Main Stacks  DS786 .T48613 2008    AVAILABLE
Description xx, 318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Subject Khétsun, Tubten, 1941-
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Biography.
Political prisoners -- China -- Tibet -- Biography.
Contents The story of my family -- My childhood -- The March 10th uprising -- The Chinese fan the flames of war -- Imprisoned at the Tibet Military District headquarters -- Imprisoned at the Norbu Lingka barracks -- At the Nga-chen power station construction site -- In Téring prison -- In Drapchi prison -- The Trong-nying prison farm -- Back home from prison -- The agitation by the Muslims of Woba-ling -- The fall of the Panchen Lama -- The misuse of education -- The establishment of the Tibet Autonomous Region -- The onset of the "Cultural Revolution" -- The June 7th massacre -- A disastrous new year -- Old Tsampa in old Méru -- The Sino-Soviet war brings increased oppression -- The "one smash and three anti's" campaign -- The "great massacre" -- PLA soldiers destroy the fruits of the people's labour in the marshes -- The systematic destruction of Ganden monastery -- Sent to Kongpo as a construction worker for the second time -- The "Xichao Dachang" timber yard -- The Tölung power station construction camp -- The Lin Biao affair -- The defamation campaign -- "Socialist transformation" -- The Banak-shöl production cooperative -- The farmer's life -- The death of Mao Zedong and subsequent developments -- The rewards of my hard work -- Working in the Potala Palace -- At the Tibet Academy of Social Science -- Epilogue: leaving Tibet.
Other Author Akester, Matthew.