Books Available in the Bookstore (Fall 2019)

Multiple copies of these books are also available on reserve in the library.

See Class Schedule for listings of specific required and supplementary readings from these books, as well as articles and excerpts on reserve in folders in the library.

Listed in order assigned:

Books containing substantial assigned readings (many available):

  • Goldstein, Melvyn. The Snow Lion and the Dragon: China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama. Berkeley: Univ. of CA Press, 1997
  • Goldstein, Siebenschuh and Tashing Tsering. The Struggle for Modern Tibet: The Autobiography of Tashi Tsering. NY: ME Sharpe, 1997.
  • Shakya, Tsering. The Dragon in the Land of the Snows. NY: Columbia University Press, 1999.
  • Carrico, Keith. The Great Han: Race, Nationalism and Tradition in China Today. UCalifornia Press, 2017.
  • Tenzin, Jinba. In the Land of the Eastern Queendom: The Politics of Gender and Ethnicity on the Sino-Tibetan Border. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2013

Books containing some assigned readings or expensive (a few available):

  • Zheng, Tiantian. Red lights: the lives of sex workers in postsocialist China, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009.
  • Fincher, Leta Hong. Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China. Verso Books, 2019. (Hardcover; paperback not available yet).