By Carole McGranahan
Drawing on wealthy ethnographic and old examine, McGranahan tells the tale of the Tibetan resistance and the social approaches by which this background is made and unmade, and lived and forgotten within the current. achievement of veterans’ wish for popularity hinges at the Dalai Lama and “historical arrest,” a convention during which the telling of definite pasts is suspended till an undetermined time sooner or later. during this research, struggles over heritage turn out to be a profound ache of belonging. Tibetan cultural politics, nearby 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 robust insights into the stakes of political engagement and the cultural contradictions of daily life.
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Arrested Histories: Tibet, the CIA, and Memories of a Forgotten War by Carole McGranahan