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Author Diehl, Keila.

Title Echoes from Dharamsala : music in the life of a Tibetan refugee community / Keila Diehl.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    781.7295 DIE    Available
Description xxv, 312 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-308) and index.
Contents Introduction : Theory at home and in the field -- Dharamsala : a resting place to pass through -- "There is a tension in our hearts" : constructing the rich cultural heritage of Tibet -- Taking refuge in (and from) India : film songs, angry mobs, and other exilic pleasures and fears -- The West as surrogate Shangri-La : rock and roll and rangzen as style and ideology -- The nail that sticks up gets hammered down : making modern Tibetan music -- Little jolmo bird in the willow grove : crafting Tibetan song lyrics -- A peek through ragged tent flaps and Heaven's door : concerts that rupture and bond -- Conclusion : Cycles, echoes, and their implications.
Subject Tibetans -- India -- Dharmsāla -- Music -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0520230434 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520230442 (paper : alk. paper) : $19.95

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