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Article Archive for Year 1999

Oracle Bones
Random Speculations on China’s Future
Jamyang Norbu  |  Monday, Nov 1, 1999  |  No Comment

All conjecture on the future of China by even the most far-seeing of experts involves, of necessity, tremendous simplifications. It would appear that the human intellect is simply not equipped to deal with the unimaginable …

Body-Snatchers
Enduring Phobias and Superstitions in Tibetan Society (Part 1)
Jamyang Norbu  |  Wednesday, Sep 1, 1999  |  No Comment

On a grey morning during the monsoon of 1976, the small town of McLeod Ganj, or at least the Tibetan part of it, experienced a curious upheaval. The event had everyone out in the narrow …

Bungled Bombing
Letter to the Editor
Jamyang Norbu  |  Monday, Jun 14, 1999  |  No Comment
Bungled Bombing

The rage of the Chinese at the NATO bombing of their embassy in Belgrade [17 May 1999], in contrast to their seeming resignation to the greater carnage and tyranny of their own leaders, brought to …

Silent Struggle
Tsongkha Lhamo Tsering (1924–1999)
Jamyang Norbu  |  Monday, Feb 1, 1999  |  No Comment
Silent Struggle

When I first arrived at the Resistance headquarters at Kelsang Phug in Mustang in July 1971, I was somewhat taken aback to come across a library. Granted, it was not much of a library. It …