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- Summersdale 2010; US$ 9.99
The story of two BBC journalists who decided to celebrate their retirement with an automobile adventure to Mongolia In an epic journey through Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Siberia, and across the Gobi Desert, Geoff and David discover more about each other in a few weeks than they did sharing an office for years. Lying in wait are crooked cops,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 36.99
At 23, Matt Davis moved to a remote Mongolian town to teach English.What he found when he arrived was a town?and a country?undergoing wholesale change from a traditional, countryside existence to a more urban, modern identity. When Things Get Dark documents these changes through the Mongolians Matt meets, but also focuses on the author's downward... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Using Mongolia as its example, this book examines how knowledge is transmitted and transformed in light of political change by looking at shifting conceptions of historical figures. It suggests that the reflection of people's concept of themselves is a much greater influence in the writing of history than has previously been thought and examines in... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2005; US$ 15.00
The name Genghis Khan often conjures the image of a relentless, bloodthirsty barbarian on horseback leading a ruthless band of nomadic warriors in the looting of the civilized world. But the surprising truth is that Genghis Khan was a visionary leader whose conquests joined backward Europe with the flourishing cultures of Asia to trigger a global awakening,... more...
- University of California Press 1989; US$ 18.00
Living from 1215 to 1294 Khubilai Khan is one of history's most renowned figures. Here for the first time is an English-language biography of the man. Morris Rossabi draws on sources from a variety of East Asian, Middle Eastern, and European languages as he focuses on the life and times of the great Mongol monarch. more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95
Land-locked between its giant neighbors, Russia and China, Mongolia was the first Asian country to adopt communism and the first to abandon it. When the Soviet Union collapsed in the early 1990s, Mongolia turned to international financial agencies?including the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank?for help in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
There has long been a need for a scholarly English edition of the great 13th century historical epic, The Secret History of the Mongols, the only surviving Mongol source about the empire. The book is mainly about the life and the career of Chinggis Khan, his ancestors and his rise to power. Chinggis Khan was not only a military genius, but also a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 42.95
Contemporary Mongolia is often seen as one of the most open and democratic societies in Asia, undergoing remarkable post-socialist transformation. Although the former ruling party, the Mongolian People?s Revolutionary Party (the MPRP), has fundamentally changed its platform, it holds leadership and frames nation-building policy. This book re-conceptualises... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
The Mongol queens of the thirteenth century ruled the largest empire the world has ever known. Yet sometime near the end of the century, censors cut a section from The Secret History of the Mongols, leaving a single tantalizing quote from Genghis Khan: ?Let us reward our female offspring.? Only this hint of a father?s legacy for his daughters remained... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2003; US$ 112.00
This edition offers detail on the history of the Mongol Empire. Against the background of relations with Tibet, it adopts a focus on the spread of Tibetan Buddhism to Mongolia. There is a broader approach to Mongolian cultural affairs, with expanded entri more...