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

Author(s): Diehl, Keila
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Subjects: Tibetans--India--Dharmsāla--Music--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xxv, 312 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Note to the Reader
Preface
Introduction: Theory at Home and in the Field 1
1. Dharamsala: A Resting Place to Pass Through 32
2. "There Is a Tension in Our Hearts": Constructing the Rich Cultural Heritage of Tibet 57
3. Taking Refuge in (And from) India : Film Songs, Angry Mobs, and Other Exilic Pleasures and Fears 101
4. The West as Surrogate Shangri-La: Rock and Roll and Rangzen as Style and Ideology 144
5. The Nail That Sticks Up Gets Hammered Down: Making Modern Tibetan Music 175
6. "Little Jolmo Bird in the Willow Grove": Crafting Tibetan Song Lyrics 207
7. A Peek Through Ragged Tent Flaps and Heaven's Door: Concerts That Rupture and Bond 234
Conclusion: Echoes, Cycles, and Their Implications 263
Notes 271
Glossary 289
Bibliography 291
Index 309
Notes: LCCN: 2001005934
ISBN: 0520230434 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0520230442 (paper : alk. paper)
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 : Echoes, cycles, and their implications
OCLC Number: 48053765
ISBN/ISSN: 0520230434
0520230442