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31 Jan 2012
1 hr 9 min 17 sec
David Germano
Video Overview

Ma Guang Yuan, an 86 year-old Chinese Muslim man from the Tshema tshal zhing/Dobu tshalzhing family, talks about the origins of vegetable cultivation in Lhasa, pre-1950s vegetable cultivation techniques and marketing, his family history, land title, other places in the pre-1950s Lhasa landscape, ethnic groups in Lhasa, and the organization of labor and life in the collective period (under the communes).