Oral history interview with Markham Lobsang Sherap, 2010

Oral history interview with Markham Lobsang Sherap, 2010

 

Name:
Li, Jianglin, 1956- (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Markham Lobsang Sherap, 2010
Abstract:
Oral history interview with Markham Lobsang Sherap (Tib. Mar khams Blo bzang shes rab), born circa 1923 in Markham, son of the Radza (Tib. Ra-rdza?) family; describes his village of 32 families, traditional life and conditions in eastern Tibet (Kham, Khams), travel to Lhasa when 17 years old, and subsequent Chushi Gangdruk (Tib. Chu bzhi sgang drug) resistance activity in Tibet in the late 1950s; also discusses his work as a Khampa trader between Gangtok and Yunnan, events in Lhasa in 1959, and his excape to India.
Collection Name:
Jianglin Li Interviews with Tibetan Exiles
Subjects:
History; Uprising of 1959 (Tibet Autonomous Region, China); Social conditions; Commerce; Refugees, Tibetan; Changdu Diqu (China); Lhasa (China); India; Mdo-khams Chu-bźi Sgaṅ-drug Bstan-sruṅ Daṅ-blaṅs-dmag (Organization) no2001019301
Format:
video recordings; oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
October 20, 2010
Physical Description:
1 video file (59 minutes)
Note:
Interviewed by Jianglin Li at Dhondruling Tibetan Refugee Settlement, Dehradun , India on October 20, 2010.Digitized with funding by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
Note (Language):
Interview conducted in Tibetan through an interpreter, with Chinese summary translations for the interviewer.
Language:
Tibetan; Chinese
Library Location:
C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
8672337
Digital Project:
Tibetan Studies Special Collections at Columbia University
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-6cqs-y438