The Dragon'S Voice: How Modern Media Found Bhutan [Audiobook] download free by Bunty Avieson

The Dragon'S Voice: How Modern Media Found Bhutan Audiobook download free by Bunty Avieson
  • Listen audiobook: The Dragon'S Voice: How Modern Media Found Bhutan
  • Author: Bunty Avieson
  • Release date: 2015/11/24
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9780702253577
  • Rating: 7.32 of 10
  • Votes: 244
  • Review by: Chelsie Hitt
  • Review rating: 8.78 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/15
  • Duration: 3H1M37S in 256 kbps (48 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-23
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WavPack, WAV, FLAC, MPEG-4 DST, MP3, Apple Lossless, MPEG4, WMA (compression GZ, CAB, XZ, RAR, Z, ZIP, EML)
  • Total pages original book: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 19M26S (5.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: A fascinating account of ancient culture colliding with modern media. Tucked between Tibet and India in the Himalayas, the kingdom of Bhutan is one of the most isolated and beautiful countries in the world. In The Dragon's Voice Australian journalist Bunty Avieson provides a glimpse of life beyond the country's exotic exterior. As a consultant to local newspaper Bhutan Observer, she admires the paper's strong social conscience, but finds herself constantly challenged in a country where spirituality and Gross National Happiness take precedence over work. Bunty also witnesses the tensions that arise as a Buddhist kingdom makes the transition to democracy. How can deference to authority be reconciled with the need to ask hard questions of politicians? Does the courtship ritual of of 'night-hunting' have sinister side, or is it a rural practice misunderstood by city dwellers? And what place does activism have in a culture that prioritises peace? With a unique blend of memoir and reportage, The Dragon's Voice is both a deeply personal story and a vivid portrait of a nation on the cusp of revolutionary change.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Travel Writing, Reportage & Collected Journalism, Guidebooks, Cultural Studies, Memoirs, Media Studies, Social & Cultural Anthropology, Asian History
  • Download servers: Hotfile, FileCupid, Send U It, BitShare, FreakShare, Mediafire, 4Shared, FileServe. Compressed in GZ, CAB, XZ, RAR, Z, ZIP, EML
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 32.25 USD
  • Dimensions: 228x262x20mm
  • Weight: 339.99g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: St Lucia, Australia

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