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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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95
Squeezed between powerful neighbours, for decades Mongolia played the role of buffer state. Its full independence in 1990 offered new opportunities for both economic growth and the restoration of Mongolian identity. But with a huge land area, poor infrastructure and a small population, the new republic is highly vulnerable and also dependent on international... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 109.99
This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of the Taiwan (Republic of China) covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 600 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. more...
- Transworld 2010; US$ 15.98
Genghis Khan - creator of the greatest empire the world has ever seen - is one of history's immortals. In Central Asia, they still use his name to frighten children. In China, he is honoured as the founder of a dynasty. In Mongolia he is the father of the nation. In the USA, Time magazine, voted Genghis Khan 'the most important person of the last... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 40.99
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 2004; US$ 54.95
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...
- University of California Press 1989; US$ 28.95
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$ 54.95
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$ 54.95
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...