The cover image from Forbidden Memory, Tibet During The Cultural Revolution, by Tsering Woeser. Photo: HandoutThe cover image from Forbidden Memory, Tibet During The Cultural Revolution, by Tsering Woeser. Photo: Handout
The cover image from Forbidden Memory, Tibet During The Cultural Revolution, by Tsering Woeser. Photo: Handout

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Forbidden Memory explores the role of Tibetan Red Guards in the Cultural Revolution

  • The starting point for Tsering Woeser’s book was a trunk of photographs taken by her father in Tibet in the 1960s
  • Based on more than 70 interviews, Woeser makes a powerful and nuanced argument against popular perceptions
Topic |   Books and Literature
The cover image from Forbidden Memory, Tibet During The Cultural Revolution, by Tsering Woeser. Photo: HandoutThe cover image from Forbidden Memory, Tibet During The Cultural Revolution, by Tsering Woeser. Photo: Handout
The cover image from Forbidden Memory, Tibet During The Cultural Revolution, by Tsering Woeser. Photo: Handout
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