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A NEW LEASE ON LIFE. (Cover story)
Beijing Review
Short Title: Beijing Review
Format: Journal Article
Publication Year: 2019
Pages: 12 - 15
Sources ID: 93481
Notes: Accession Number: 135835466; Lu Yan; Source Info: 4/11/2019, Vol. 62 Issue 15, p12; Subject Term: SERFS; Subject Term: SERFDOM; Subject Term: THEOCRACY; Subject Term: LIBERTY; Subject Term: TIBET (China) -- Politics & government; Number of Pages: 4p; Illustrations: 3 Color Photographs; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 1815Accession Number: 135835466; Lu Yan; Source Info: 4/11/2019, Vol. 62 Issue 15, p12; Subject Term: SERFS; Subject Term: SERFDOM; Subject Term: THEOCRACY; Subject Term: LIBERTY; Subject Term: TIBET (China) -- Politics & government; Number of Pages: 4p; Illustrations: 3 Color Photographs; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 1815Accession Number: 135835466; Lu Yan; Source Info: 4/11/2019, Vol. 62 Issue 15, p12; Subject Term: SERFS; Subject Term: SERFDOM; Subject Term: THEOCRACY; Subject Term: LIBERTY; Subject Term: TIBET (China) -- Politics & government; Number of Pages: 4p; Illustrations: 3 Color Photographs; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 1815
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The article discusses the 72-year-old Sonam Dorjee who was one of the one million serfs that were liberated from the feudal theocracy which was completely abolished in 1959. It states that March 28 was designated as Serfs' Emancipation Day in 2009, marking the freeing of a large number of serfs from the feudal serfdom.