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Rehearsing the state : the political practices of the Tibetan government-in-exile / Fiona McConnell

Author:
McConnell, Fiona  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Place:
Foreign countries
Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
China
Tibet Autonomous Region
Date:
2016
Topic:
Tibetans--Politics and government  Search this
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Essays  Search this
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Government--General  Search this
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Government--National  Search this
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Reference  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
DS786
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1136852

Plate boundaries and natural hazards / João C. Duarte, Wouter P. Schellart, editors

Editor:
Duarte, João C.  Search this
Schellart, Wouter P.  Search this
Issuing body:
American Geophysical Union  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2016
Topic:
Plate tectonics  Search this
Earthquake zones  Search this
Natural disasters  Search this
SCIENCE--Earth Sciences--Geography  Search this
SCIENCE--Earth Sciences--Geology  Search this
Tectonique des plaques  Search this
Zones sismiques  Search this
Catastrophes naturelles  Search this
Call number:
QE511.4 .P56 2016 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1137402

A companion to diaspora and transnationalism / edited by Ato Quayson and Girish Daswani

Editor:
Quayson, Ato  Search this
Daswani, Girish  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xvi, 584 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2013
Topic:
Human beings--Migrations  Search this
Human geography  Search this
Transnationalism  Search this
Emigration and immigration  Search this
Call number:
GN370
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1133854

The Wiley Blackwell companion to East and inner Asian Buddhism / edited by Mario Poceski

Editor:
Poceski, Mario  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Place:
East Asia
Tibet Region
China
Date:
2014
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
RELIGION--Comparative Religion  Search this
Call number:
BQ618
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1134985

Tectonics of sedimentary basins : recent advances / edited by Cathy Busby and Antonio Azor

Author:
Busby, Cathy 1951-  Search this
Pérez Azor, Antonio  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xiv, 647 pages : illustrations, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2012
Topic:
Sedimentary basins  Search this
Plate tectonics  Search this
SCIENCE--Earth Sciences--Geography  Search this
SCIENCE--Earth Sciences--Geology  Search this
Call number:
QE615 .T43 2012 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1130864

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Social Justice

Author:
Palmer, Michael D. 1950-  Search this
Author:
Burgess, Stanley M. 1937-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (660 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2012
Topic:
Social justice--Religious aspects  Search this
RELIGION--Sexuality & Gender Studies  Search this
Call number:
BL65.J87 W55 2012 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1131106

Continent-ocean interactions within East Asian marginal seas / Peter Clift [and others], editors

Author:
Clift, P. D (Peter D.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (ix, 337 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Place:
North Pacific Ocean
Pazifischer Ozean
Nordwest
Ostasien
Date:
2004
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Plate tectonics  Search this
Sediments (Geology)  Search this
Climatic changes  Search this
Randmeer  Search this
Plattentektonik  Search this
Klimaänderung  Search this
Call number:
QE350.42.N65 C66 2004 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1131774

Zagros, Hindu Kush, Himalaya, geodynamic evolution / Harsh K. Gupta, Frances M. Delany, editors

Author:
Delany, Frances M  Search this
Gupta, Harsh K. 1942-  Search this
Inter-Union Commission on Geodynamics Working Group 6, Geodynamics of the Alpine-Himalaya Region, East  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (323 pages) : illustrations, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Place:
Zagros Mountains (Iran and Iraq)
Hindu Kush Mountains (Afghanistan and Pakistan)
Himalaya Mountains
Iran
Hindū Kūsh (Pakistan)
Hindū Kūsh (Afghanistan)
Himalaya
Asia
Hindu Kush Mountains
Middle East
Zagros Mountains
Himalaja
Hindukusch
Zagrosgebirge
Date:
1981
Topic:
Geodynamics  Search this
Geology  Search this
Aufsatzsammlung  Search this
Faltung  Search this
Gebirge  Search this
Geologie  Search this
Orogenese  Search this
Géologie  Search this
Call number:
QE501 .Z26 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1128602

The art of Asia the centenary of the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts edited by Györgyi Fajcsák

Title:
Centenary of the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts
Host institution:
Hopp Ferenc Kelet-Ázsiai Művészeti Múzeum (Hungary),)  Search this
Author:
Fajcsák, Györgyi  Search this
Hársvölgyi, Virág  Search this
Dénes, Mirjam  Search this
Kelényi, Béla  Search this
Windhoffer, Tímea  Search this
Subject:
Hopp Ferenc Kelet-Ázsiai Művészeti Múzeum (Hungary)  Search this
Physical description:
347 pages illustrations (chiefly color) 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Expositions
Place:
Hungary
Date:
2019
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Art  Search this
Art asiatique  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117868

Beastie Boys book / Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz

Author:
Mike D 1965-  Search this
Horovitz, Adam  Search this
Physical description:
571 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
Topic:
Rap musicians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106157

Xizang gui bao / "Xizang gui bao" bian wei hui zhu bian

Title:
西藏瑰宝 / 《西藏瑰宝》编委会主编
Editor:
"Xizang gui bao" bian wei hui  Search this
Physical description:
8 volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
China
Tibet Autonomous Region
Date:
2015
Topic:
Art objects  Search this
Art, Tibetan  Search this
Buddhist art  Search this
Buddhist sculpture  Search this
Sculpture, Chinese  Search this
Tankas (Tibetan scrolls)  Search this
Buddhist art and symbolism  Search this
Buddhist mural painting and decoration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1091575

Gu yun tian cheng zun zhe yi zhen : Xizang Ali Diqu gu dai bi hua zhen cang tu ji (Tuolin si bai dian) = Venerable treasures, ancient fascination : collections of ancient murals in Ngari, Tibet (the white temple of the Tholing monastery) / Xizang Zizhiqu Ali Diqu wen hua ju bian zhu

Title:
古韵天成 尊者遗珍 : 西藏阿里地区古代壁画珍藏图集 (托林寺白殿) = Venerable treasures, ancient fascination : collections of ancient murals in Ngari, Tibet (the white temple of the Tholing monastery) = Gnaʼ nyams lhun grub dam paʼi shul bzhag : Bod-ljongs Mngaʼ-ris Sa-khul gyi gnaʼ boʼi sdebs ris snying bsdus Mtho-lding dgon paʼi lha khang dkar po / 西藏自治区阿里地区文化局编著
Venerable treasures, ancient fascination : collections of ancient murals in Ngari, Tibet (the white temple of the Tholing monastery)
Collections of ancient murals in Ngari, Tibet (the white temple of the Tholing monastery)
Ali bi hua : Tuolin si bai dian (Han Zang Ying dui zhao)
阿里壁画 : 托林寺白殿(汉藏英对照)
Ngari mural paintings
Tuolin si bai dian (Han Zang Ying dui zhao)
托林寺白殿(汉藏英对照)
Gnaʼ nyams lhun grub dam paʼi shul bzhag : Bod-ljongs Mngaʼ-ris Sa-khul gyi gnaʼ boʼi sdebs ris snying bsdus Mtho-lding dgon paʼi lha khang dkar po
Bod-ljongs Mngaʼ-ris Sa-khul gyi gnaʼ boʼi sdebs ris snying bsdus Mtho-lding dgon paʼi lha khang dkar po
Mngaʼ-ris ldebs ris
Editor:
Xizang Zizhiqu Ali Diqu wen hua ju  Search this
Physical description:
315 pages : color illustrations ; 44 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Ngari Diqu
Date:
2015
Topic:
Buddhist mural painting and decoration  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, Chinese  Search this
Buddhist art  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, Tibetan  Search this
Call number:
ND2849.N437 G83 2015 Folio
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1059056

Pag sam jon zang by Sumpa Khan-po Yeće Pal Jor. Edited with a list of contents and analytical index in English by Ćrí Sarat Chandra Das

Author:
Sumpa Khan-po Yeće Pal Jor 1702-1775  Search this
Author:
Das, Sarat Chandra 1849-1917  Search this
Physical description:
2 volume in 1 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
China
Tibet Autonomous Region
Date:
1908
Topic:
Buddhism--History  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DS786 .S86Z
DS786.S86Z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_286944

Folder 13 Hedin, Sven, untitled lecture on Tibetan manuscripts

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Container:
Box 76 of 112
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 45, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Series 2: SMITHSONIAN ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES, 1894-1926. / Box 76
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0045-refidd1e11521

Teriananda papers

Author:
Teriananda, 1947-  Search this
Names:
Peltier, Leonard  Search this
Extent:
0.83 Linear feet (2 archival boxes )
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Articles
Writings
Letters
Clippings
Reports
Date:
1972 - 1999
Summary:
The Teriananda Papers, located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian, contain writings authored by Teriananda, as well as various position papers, news articles, flyers, correspondence, and group newsletters that represent the political activities she participated in on behalf of Native American and other indigenous peoples.
Scope and Contents:
This collection, from the 1970s to the 1990s, is comprised of published and unpublished writings by Teriananda, as well as letters, reports, newspaper and magazine articles, group newsletters, flyers and announcements of political events, and news releases. The issues represented here, including support work for "The Longest Walk," the campaign for justice for Leonard Peltier, and the Big Mountain relocation are indicative of the concerns in parts of Indian country in the United States and elsewhere during these decades.
Arrangement:
The Teriananda papers are arranged into two series:

Series I: Writings (1978-1991)

Series II: Political Activities (undated; 1972-1996)
Biographical / Historical:
Teriananda was born in Manhattan in 1947, where she grew up and has continued to live throughout her adult life. Teriananda's father, born in Brooklyn, became a financial officer and independent scholar, her mother, born in British Guiana (now Guyana), was a classical pianist who immigrated to the United States and later became an editorial assistant, working part-time during Teriananda's childhood. Her parents instilled in Teriananda a belief that she was "a citizen of the world." She studied ballet as a youngster, and, as a teenager, immersed herself in the artistic and intellectual milieu of the Lower East Side and Greenwich Village. An improperly diagnosed back injury while she was a senior in high school resulted in severe back problems in the 1970s that have persisted throughout her life.

Teriananda became interested in indigenous struggles in the 1970s following a "back crisis" that almost took her life yet proved to be psychically transformative. In seeking to know who she was, she realized she needed to know where she was, and this led her to ask who the original inhabitants of the continent were. She soon became involved in activist struggles for indigenous rights, and worked with a number of Native American groups during the 1970s and 1980s, including, among other things, the International Treaty Council's attempts to found the U.N.'s permanent Working Group on Indigenous People, support for Yvonne Wanrow and Leonard Peltier, the issue of uranium contamination from mining on Native American land, and the problem of the Joint Land Use Area near Big Mountain on the Hopi and Navajo reservations.

Teriananda also worked on issues surrounding the AIDS crisis after the death of several friends from this disease. She had become familiar with the possibilities of natural medicines, partly through contact with traditional Native teachers, and she became active promoting the benefits of nutritional, herbal and other natural therapies to sufferers of AIDS. As Teriananda's own health issues persisted and worsened, she turned to Tibetan Buddhism, and has devoted herself to artistic pursuits influenced by this spiritual path, although she has worked artistically since the early 1970s, when she stopped dancing. Although she has cut back on her activism, due to health problems and family demands, Teriananda remains a committed political activist who stays informed of current issues and is determined to pass on the heritage of struggles for peace and justice to the next generation.
Provenance:
Donated to the National Museum of the American Indian Archives by Teriananda in March 2003
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the NMAI Archivist. The Archives has no information on the status of literary rights for the work of others found in these papers; researchers are responsible for determining any question of copyright.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Civil rights  Search this
Indians of North America -- Relocation  Search this
Indians of Mexico  Search this
Traditional medicine  Search this
AIDS (Disease)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Land tenure  Search this
Indians of South America  Search this
Indians of Central America  Search this
Genre/Form:
Articles
Writings
Letters
Clippings
Reports
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Teriananda papers, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.009
See more items in:
Teriananda papers
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-009

Notholirion bulbuliferum (Lingelsh. ex H. Limpr.) Stearn

Microhabitat Description:
Thickets, alpine grassy slopes; 3000-4500 m.  Search this
Preparation:
Photograph
Common name:
jia bai he
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Liliales Liliaceae Lilioideae
Published Name:
Notholirion bulbuliferum (Lingelsh. ex H. Limpr.) Stearn
See more items in:
Botany
Non-specimen graphic
Tibetan Flora Images
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/317e612dd-3c09-4986-a2d5-9ca67d6d2431
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10270366
Online Media:

Untitled (The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso)

Artist:
Robert McCurdy, born 1952  Search this
Sitter:
Dalai Lama, born 1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 184.2 × 171.5 × 5.1 cm (72 1/2 × 67 1/2 × 2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
2008
Topic:
Dalai Lama: Male  Search this
Dalai Lama: Religion and Spirituality\Religious Leader  Search this
Dalai Lama: Nobel Prize  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Estate of Ian M. Cumming
Object number:
EXH.IC.16
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Robert McCurdy
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Exhibition:
Visionary: The Cumming Family Collection (Part 1)
On View:
NPG, North Gallery 220
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm450a6788c-f12b-4529-9134-9ee0b86e0e02
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.IC.16

Thunderbolt scepter (Sanskrit, vajra; Tibetan, dorje), from an assembled set of items used in Severance (Chöd) Practice

Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 16 × 5.2 × 8 cm (6 5/16 × 2 1/16 × 3 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Derge, Eastern Tibet
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
vajra  Search this
tantra  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2015.28.12.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye363cc7409-4256-447f-b375-ab52f5b4277f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2015.28.12.4

Iris delavayi Micheli

Biogeographical Region:
36 - China  Search this
Collector:
A. E. Pratt  Search this
Max. Elevation:
4115  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2743  Search this
Place:
West Szechuen and Tibetan Frontier: chiefly near Tachienlu., China, Asia
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Asparagales Iridaceae Iridoideae
Published Name:
Iris delavayi Micheli
Barcode:
03949635
USNM Number:
2491844
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33becf9c7-5367-4bd2-bf1e-76e6a2c7816d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15723938

Exhibition photography for "The Tibetan Yak in Art and Craft" [photographs]

Physical description:
0.2 linear feet (7 folders)
Type:
Exhibition catalogs
Photographs
Negatives (photographic)
Slides (photographs)
Transparencies
Date:
Ca. 1984
Topic:
Art museums--Exhibitions  Search this
Image number:
EXH E0000424
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_143089

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