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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 179.95
The book discusses nomadic culture in Mongolia through its literary, religious, and socio-historical contexts by studying the contemporary poetry of Mend-Ooyo. It takes a careful look at the poetry in the Mongolian post-Soviet period. Certain sections present a systematic analysis of Altan Ovoo according to the following criteria: religion and spirituality,... more...
- Left Coast Press 2013; US$ 89.00
Do all people desire democracy? For at least a century, the idea that democracy is a universal good has been an article of faith for American policy makers. Paula Sabloff challenges this conventional wisdom about who wants democracy and why. Arguing that certain universal human aspirations exist, she shows how local realities are highly particularistic... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 64.99
This compelling autobiography offers a panoramic view of the daily joys of a traditional Mongolian herding life as well as the hardships of oppressive foreign rule, abetted by avaricious local nobles and monks. Sambuu's story demonstrates the attraction of Communism for the poor and subjugated in an exploitative system. He himself flourished under... more...