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Professor Goldstein has conducted extensive research in Tibet over the past 24 years on a diverse range of topics including pastoral nomadism, monasticism, modern Tibetan history, oral history and the impact of recent reforms and modernization on life in rural Tibet. He is author or co-author of over one hundred articles and books on Tibet, his latest books being: A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phuntso Wangye (U. of California Press, 2004), A History of Modern Tibet, Volume Two, 1951-1955: The Calm Before the Storm (U. of California Press, 2007) and On the Cultural Revolution in Tibet (U. of California Press, 2009)

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Section 51: Anthropology