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Echoes from DharamsalaMusic in the Life of a Tibetan Refugee Community$
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Keila Diehl

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780520230439

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520230439.001.0001

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Taking Refuge in (and from) India

Taking Refuge in (and from) India

Film Songs, Angry Mobs, and Other Exilic Pleasures and Fears

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(p.101) 3 Taking Refuge in (and from) India
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Echoes from Dharamsala
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Keila Diehl

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520230439.003.0004

This chapter focuses on Tibetan refugee life in the “here and now” of contemporary India. It examines the place of Hindi film songs in Dharamsala's soundscape and explores the concerns their popularity among Tibetans has raised within a community dealing with volatile inter-ethnic relations and a fear of assimilation. It also relates a conversation with a Tibetan woman has taught Tibetan music and dance in exile schools for many years.

Keywords:   Tibetan refugee, refugee life, India, Hindi film songs, Dharamsala, inter-ethnic relations, assimilation, Tibetan music, exile schools

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