Oral History with Tashi Wangdu (scholar), 2009

Oral History with Tashi Wangdu (scholar), 2009

 

Title:
Oral History with Tashi Wangdu (scholar), 2009
Abstract:
Oral history interview with Tashi Wangdu (Tib. Bkra-shis-dbang-'dus ; Ch. Zhaxiwangdi), a scholar at the Central University for Nationalities (Zhong yang min zu da xue) in Beijing; discusses his life experience, education, road construction, Democratic Reforms (he ping min zhu gai ge) and other activities of the People's Liberation Army in Ganzi (Dkar mdzes), Sichuan Province, etc. His account focuses on the 1950s and discusses it in detail, with some references to traditional tusi, local lamas, etc.
Collection Name:
Sino-Tibetan Oral History Project
Subjects:
Officials and employees, retired; Scholars, Tibetan; Tibet Autonomous Region (China); Zhaxiwangdu
Format:
video recordings; oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
June 25, 2000
Physical Description:
1 video file (62 minutes)
Note:
Content labeled Tape 79 on original time-coded shotlist.Digitized with funding by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
Note (Language):
Interviewed in Chinese on June 25, 2009, in Beijing.
Note (Biographical):
Tashi Wangdu (Tib. Bkra-shis-dbang-'dus; Ch. Zhaxiwangdi) was born circa 1933 in Kangding (Dartemdo), Ganzi (Tib. Dkar mdzes), Sichuan. He graduated in 1953 from school in Ganzi, and then worked as a Tibetan cadre. He retired as a scholar at the Central University for Nationalities (Zhong yang min zu da xue).
Language:
Chinese
Library Location:
C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
7202483
Digital Project:
Tibetan Studies Special Collections at Columbia University
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-jjzf-q022