Audio Recording Interview H0002: with Lhalu, Tsewang Dorje [Tib. lha klu tshe dbang rdo rje], (China, May 1993)

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Title
Interview H0002: with Lhalu, Tsewang Dorje [Tib. lha klu tshe dbang rdo rje], (China, May 1993)
Contributor Names
Goldstein, Melvyn (interviewers)
Tsering, Tashi (interviewers)
Goldstein, Melvyn (editor)
Lhalu, Tsewang Dorje [Tib. lha klu tshe dbang rdo rje] -- b. 1914 (interviewee)
Created / Published
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
Subject Headings
-  Political History Collection
Notes
-  China (place of recording)
-  The interview was conducted and recorded in Tibetan and translated into English. (contents)
-  Interview in Tibetan.
-  This document is part of the Political History Collection of the Tibetan Oral History and Archive Project, edited by Melvyn Goldstein, and published by the Center for Research on Tibet, Department of Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
-  male (gender)
Form
sound recording
Extent
4 text files.
4 digital audio files.
Part 1: 95 min 43 s
Part 2: 22 min 14 s
Part 3: 96 min, 16 s
Part 4: 1 min 34 s
Language
Tibetan
Online Format
audio
online text
pdf
Description
Part 1: Lhalu [Tib. lha klu] was a Kalön and also the Governor-General of Chamdo (the Doji) in 1950. In this interview, he discusses the implementation of Chinese political reforms in Lhasa in the 1950s. He discusses how many people thought that it would be best to implement the 17-Point Agreement only gradually, and the people’s (Tib, mimmang) views of the Kashag. He describes the Chinese's attempt to form a Military Administrative Committee and the rise of the People’s Association, while also describing the petition sent by the People’s Association to the Chinese. Finally, he discusses some of the various meetings held by government officials, including one in Norbulinga during the time of the uprising in 1959. Part 2: Lhalu [Tib. lha klu] was a Kalön and was also the Governor-General of Chamdo (the Doji) in 1950. In this interview, he discusses his position on reforms as well as his selection as a "people's" magji in Norbulinga during the 1959 uprising. He also discusses what Chairman Mao told him during their meeting regarding the People’s Association and the reforms that were to be made. Part 3: Lhalu [Tib. lha klu] was a Kalön and was also the Governor-General of Chamdo (Doji) in 1950. In this interview, he discusses political and bureaucratic conflicts between Tibet and China during the 1950s. He discusses some of the encounters with the Chinese Army in 1950, including the capturing of 2 Tibetan wireless operators. He also describes the situation surrounding the acceptance of the 17-Point Agreement and the conflcit between the Sitsab and the Kashag. He also talks about how the price of grain became inflated. Part 4: Lhalu [Tib. lha klu] was a Kalön and was also the Governor-General of Chamdo (the Doji) in 1950. In this interview, he briefly discusses grain sales to the Chinese in 1951-52. sound recording | 4 text files. | 4 digital audio files. | Part 1: 95 min 43 s | Part 2: 22 min 14 s | Part 3: 96 min, 16 s | Part 4: 1 min 34 s | China (Place Of Recording). The interview was conducted and recorded in Tibetan and translated into English. (Contents). Interview in Tibetan. This document is part of the Political History Collection of the Tibetan Oral History and Archive Project, edited by Melvyn Goldstein, and published by the Center for Research on Tibet, Department of Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. male (Gender). Sound Recording (Form).
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Chicago citation style:

Goldstein, Melvyn, Tashi Tsering, Melvyn Goldstein, and Tsewang Dorje Tib. Lha Klu Tshe Dbang Rdo Rje Lhalu. Interview H: with Lhalu, Tsewang Dorje Tib. lha klu tshe dbang rdo rje, China, May 1993. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1993. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/tohap.H0002/.

APA citation style:

Goldstein, M., Tsering, T., Goldstein, M. & Lhalu, T. D. T. L. K. T. D. R. R. (1993) Interview H: with Lhalu, Tsewang Dorje Tib. lha klu tshe dbang rdo rje, China, May 1993. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/tohap.H0002/.

MLA citation style:

Goldstein, Melvyn, et al. Interview H: with Lhalu, Tsewang Dorje Tib. lha klu tshe dbang rdo rje, China, May 1993. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1993. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/tohap.H0002/>.

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