Oral history interview with Yangling Dorje (official), 2000

Oral history interview with Yangling Dorje (official), 2000

 

Title:
Oral history interview with Yangling Dorje (official), 2000
Abstract:
Oral history interview with Yangling Dorje (Tib. Dbyangs-gling Rdo-rje; Ch. Yangling Duojie), who served as Deputy Party Secretary of the Tibet Autonomous Region, 1981-1986; regarding hardships during his childhood as a herder (in the 1930s) in the area of Chamdo (Tib. Chab mdo ; Ch. Changdu), Sichuan Province. He recounts lacking food and clothing in the pre-Communist era and witnessing the Tibetan army cruelly punishing prisoners. Also discusses the need to promote Tibetan cadres to work in Tibet, his experience running in Tibet in the early 1980s, the policy vis a vis the Dalai Lama, Since 1986, he served as CPCC Chairman in Sichuan. His views on economic development, and his views on Tibetan culture and identity (in part 2). Last section of part 2 includes footage of mountaintop cairns, pilgrims, tent encampments, local festival, etc.
Collection Name:
Sino-Tibetan Oral History Project
Subjects:
Officials and employees, retired; Chinese officials; Dbyangs-gling, Rdo-rje
Format:
video recordings; oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
2000
Physical Description:
2 video files (Part 1: 70 minutes; Part 2: 69 minutes)
Note:
Content labeled Tape 23 and Tape 24 on original time-coded shotlist.Digitized with funding by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
Note (Language):
Interview in Chinese, with some English translation.
Note (Biographical):
Yangling Dorje (Tib. Dbyangs gling Rdo rje ; Ch. Yangling Duojie) was born in 1931 near Chamdo, Sichuan, and served as Deputy Party Secretary of the Tibet Autonomous Region, 1981-1986.
Language:
English; 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/d8-60gn-ck73