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  • Data Set Title: Tibet Oral History Project
  • Primary Data Collector: Melvyn Goldstein and others
  • Description: Project videotapes and transcribes the oral histories of Tibetan elders living in exile. This oral history collection is invaluable. It provides intimate portraits of the elders - the last generation to live in a free, unoccupied Tibet - and preserves for future generations the memories of their homeland. As of September 2012, they had 170 recordings.
  • Data and Document Types: video, transcriptions
  • Topics: Tibetan culture and history, Buddhist traditions, Chinese invasion, Tibetan resistance
  • Discipline: religion, cultural
  • Region: Central Asia
  • Country: Tibet
  • Language: Tibetan, English transcripts
  • Nature of Collection: website URL: