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  • Historical Dictionary of Taiwan (Republic of China)by John F. Copper

    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...

  • Truth, History and Politics in Mongoliaby Christopher Kaplonski

    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...

  • Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern Worldby Jack Weatherford

    Crown/Archetype 2005; US$ 16.00

    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...

  • Khubilai Khanby Morris Rossabi

    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...

  • Modern Mongoliaby Morris Rossabi

    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...

  • The Secret History of the Mongolsby Professor Urgunge Onon; Urgunge Onon

    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...

  • Socialist Revolutions in Asiaby Irina Y. Morozova

    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...

  • The Secret History of the Mongol Queensby Jack Weatherford

    Crown/Archetype 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...

  • Encyclopedia of Mongolia and the Mongol Empireby Christopher P. Atwood

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 102.00

    A comprehensive A-to-Z encyclopedia of Mongolia and the Mongols providing up-to-date entries on all aspects of this people's turbulent history and rich culture, from prehistory to modern times. Particular emphasis is placed on the Mongol Empire. more...

  • Genghis Khanby John Man

    Transworld 2010; US$ 15.98 US$ 11.98

    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...