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Author Swank, Heidi.
Title Rewriting Shangri-La : Tibetan youth, migrations and literacies in McLeod Ganj, India / by Heidi Swank.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2014]


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 199 pages) : illustrations
Series Brill's Tibetan studies library ; volume 34
Brill's Tibetan studies library ; volume 34.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Tibetans -- India -- Mcleodganj -- Case studies.
Youth -- India -- Mcleodganj -- Case studies.
Immigrant youth -- India -- Mcleodganj -- Case studies.
Youths' writings -- Social aspects.
Written communication -- Social aspects.
Mcleodganj (India) -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Tibet Region -- Civilization.
Group identity -- Tibet Region.
China -- Tibet Region.
India -- Mcleodganj.
Genre Case studies.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Notes on the Transliteration and Pronunciation of Tibetan -- Part One Beginnings: Communities and Theories -- Chapter One 'Just Let Go of this Dream of Shangri-la' -- Chapter Two Youth Communities and Methodologies -- Chapter Three Theories of and in Practice -- Part Two Histories and Writings of Kyamkyam and Shapshu -- Chapter Four 'Come to Learn, Go to Serve' -- Chapter Five Learning to Serve and to Roam -- Chapter Six Writing Divisions -- Part Three You Can Live without a Brother, But not without a Friend.
Chapter Seven Families In Exile and Across the Himalayas -- Chapter Eight 'Friends like you are Really Oscar Winner' -- Chapter Nine Rewriting Shangri-la -- References -- Index.
Summary In Rewriting Shangri-La, Heidi Swank examines the differing histories of migration and exile through the lens of everyday literacies.
Other Title Print version: Swank, Heidi. Rewriting Shangri-La 9789004263895