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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...
- 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$ 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 169.99
The third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Mongolia greatly expands on the previous edition through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 1000 cross-referenced dictionary entries on important people, places, events, and institutions, as well as significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects. 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...