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Author Smyer Yü, Dan, author

Title Mindscaping the landscape of Tibet : place, memorability, ecoaesthetics / Dan Smyer Yü
Published Boston : De Gruyter, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (269 pages)
Series Religion and society ; volume 60
Religion and society (Hague, Netherlands) ; volume 60
Contents Introduction: Placiality of Tibet -- Geopoetics of place, gods, and people in Sambha -- Confessions of an inner liberation -- Memorability of place among anti-traditionalists -- Touching the skin of modern Tibet in the New Tibetan Cinema -- Ensouling the mountain -- Drifting in the mirages of the Tibetan landscape -- Conclusion: Mindscaping Tibetophilia
Summary This book addresses the imaginative portrayal of Tibet among contemporary Tibetans and non-Tibetans as well as the global phenomenon known as "imagined Tibet." It critiques divergent perceptions of eco-religious practices, collective memories, and earth-inspired emotions in Tibet with emphasis on the potency of landscape. It is written for readers interested in the religious, cultural, and ecological aspects of Tibet
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Tibet Region -- Public opinion.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1614514232 (e-book)
1614515530 (hardcover 23 x 15,5 : alk. paper)
9781614514237 (e-book)
9781614515531 (hardcover 23 x 15,5 : alk. paper)
(hardcover 23 x 15,5 ;) (alk. paper)