Audio Recording Interview H0014: with Gyentsen Tempel [Tib. rgyal mtshan bstan 'phel], (China, June 1993)

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Title
Interview H0014: with Gyentsen Tempel [Tib. rgyal mtshan bstan 'phel], (China, June 1993)
Contributor Names
Goldstein, Melvyn (interviewer)
Tsering, Tashi (interviewer)
Goldstein, Melvyn (editor)
Gyentsen Tempel [Tib. rgyal mtshan bstan 'phel] -- b. 1931 (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
2 text files.
2 digital audio files.
Part 1: 123 min 3 s
Part 2: 53 min 41 s
Language
Tibetan
Online Format
audio
online text
pdf
Description
Part 1: Gyentsen Tempel [Tib. rgyal mtshan bstan 'phel] was a monk official from the shagtsang of Jigyab Khembo Gyambumgang. He later became a tsendrön in the Dalai Lama's Secretariat. In this interview, he discusses the negotiations between Tibet and China and the Tibetan people's reactions to the idea of communism. He also discusses the traditional decision-making process, the People's Association, and the two differing views on how to deal with the Chinese. He talks about the Khamba's revolt, the lack of foreign support for Tibet, his trip to China, and how his thinking began to change. He also describes the new system that was installed in Tibet. Part 2: Gyentsen Tempel [Tib. rgyal mtshan bstan 'phel] was a monk official from the shagtsang of Jigyab Khembo Gyambumgang. He later became a tsendrön in the Dalai Lama's Secretariat. In this interview, he talks about taking an edict to Tsang and the big meeting in Shigatse in 1958 between all of the officials of Labrang and the Tibetan government and also all the Chinese officials at which Surkhang spoke about the Khambas. He also discusses the March 10th demonstrations and his work in Norbulinga with the weapons that were handed out. sound recording | 2 text files. | 2 digital audio files. | Part 1: 123 min 3 s | Part 2: 53 min 41 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 Gyentsen Tempel Tib. Rgyal Mtshan Bstan 'Phel. Interview H: with Gyentsen Tempel Tib. rgyal mtshan bstan 'phel, China, June 1993. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1993. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/tohap.H0014/.

APA citation style:

Goldstein, M., Tsering, T., Goldstein, M. & Gyentsen Tempel Tib. Rgyal Mtshan Bstan 'Phel. (1993) Interview H: with Gyentsen Tempel Tib. rgyal mtshan bstan 'phel, China, June 1993. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/tohap.H0014/.

MLA citation style:

Goldstein, Melvyn, et al. Interview H: with Gyentsen Tempel Tib. rgyal mtshan bstan 'phel, China, June 1993. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1993. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/tohap.H0014/>.

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