3 edition of The history and culture of Mongolia found in the catalog.
The history and culture of Mongolia
Includes bibliographical references (p. -82).
|LC Classifications||DS798.5 .D38 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||82 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||82|
|LC Control Number||97904390|
Mongolian culture has been heavily influenced by the Mongol nomadic way of life. Other important influences are Shamanism and Tibetan Buddhism. Since the 20th century, Russian and, via Russia, European culture have had a strong effect on Mongolia. While Mongolia has increasingly adopted Western influences, the traditional family structure is still highly valued and holds a prominent position in the Mongolian culture. Both traditional and modern Mongolian families have some similar values and morals to one another, and these have been a .
Vanished Kingdoms: A Woman Explorer in Tibet, China, and Mongolia - Mabel Cabot A Testament to the Great Spirit and Success of a Remarkable Woman Explorer In the early s, the last great age of world explorers, a remarkable young woman, Janet Elliott Wulsin, set out with her husband, Frederick Wulsin, for the far reaches of China, Tibet, and Outer Mongolia to study the people. Buddhism in Mongolian History, Culture, and Society Edited by Vesna A. Wallace. Offers research based on previously unexamined sources that challenge the stereotyped image of Mongolian Buddhism as a mere replica of Tibetan Buddhism; Examines the religious, historical, political, and cultural identities of Buddhism among various Mongolian ethnic.
This book based on the Secret History of the Mongols, the one early primary source for Mongolian history, is an easily readable account of the early life and rise to power of Genghis Khan who forged the largest empire the world has ever seen. Genghis Khan: Emperor of All Men by Harold Lamb International Collectors Library, Doubleday Books. The book brings to light some of the unique historical and cultural elements of Mongolian Buddhism and its rich heritage. Although the book is not exhaustive in covering all areas of Mongolian Buddhism, it brings together for the first time a multidisciplinary discussion of various aspects of Buddhism in Mongolia: historical, anthropological.
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The steppe empires and nomadic culture created by the ancient Mongols hold a unique place in world history, and modern Mongols are very proud of this particular heritage. Location and Geography. Mongolia is a large landlocked country in Central Asia, and is bordered on the north by the Russian Federation and on the south by the People's.
Mongolia's history is extremely long; it spans over 5, "The Mongols has little inclination to ally with other nomadic peoples of northern Asia and, until the end of the 12th century, the Mongols were little more than a loose confederation of rival clans, It was in the late 12th century that a year-old Mongol named Temujin emerged and managed to unite most of the Mongol tribes.
The Mongols have a long prehistory and a most remarkable history. The Huns, a people who lived in Central Asia from the 3rd to the 1st century bce, may have been their ancestors.A united Mongolian state of nomadic tribes was formed in the early 13th century ce by Genghis Khan, and his successors controlled a vast empire that included much of China, Russia, Central Asia, and the Middle East.
Various nomadic empires, including the Xiongnu (3rd century BCE–1st century CE), the Xianbei state (c. 93– CE), the Rouran Khaganate (–), the First –) and Second Turkic Khaganates (–) and others, ruled the area of present-day Khitan people, who used a para-Mongolic language, founded an empire known as the Liao dynasty (–) and ruled Mongolia.
Books shelved as mongolian-history: Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford, The Mongols by David O. Morgan, Genghis Khan: Li.
This book quite literally opens your eyes to this ancient way of life in the remote and rugged mountains of western Mongolia.
Birds of Mongolia by Gombobaatar Sundev and Christopher Leahy. Mongolia, with its diverse landscapes and ecosystems, is a bird watcher’s paradise. The Secret History of the Mongols is a primary account covering the history of the Mongols under Genghis Khan and his son Ogadai. Unfortunately, as far as I am aware, there is no original Mongolian version extant and we have had to rely on reconstructions from Chinese s: How to Discover Mongolia: The Last Unexplored Travel Destination Do you want to experience the beautiful landscapes and unspoiled culture of Mongolia.
Learn everything you need to know with our % FREE 6-part email series. Mongol leader Genghis Khan () rose from humble beginnings to establish the largest land empire in history.
After uniting the nomadic tribes of the Mongolian plateau, he conquered huge chunks of central Asia and China. His descendants expa. Awesome book for people who are about to travel to Mongolia in the near future, or just to explore the historic country.
This book explains Mongolian customs, way of life, most cool part is that it has all kinds of maps that explains where the exotic destination spots are like national parks, minerals, gold, gem stones mining sites and s: 2. 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. Mongolia & Mongol People - History: Books. 1 - 20 of 80 results.
Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book. Quickview. The Secret History of the by Jack Weatherford. Paperback $ $ Current price is $15 Publish your book with B&N. “Dawn in Mongolia was an amazing thing. In one instant, the horizon became a faint line suspended in the darkness, and then the line was drawn upward, higher and higher.
It was as if a giant hand had stretched down from the sky and slowly lifted the curtain of night from the face of the earth. Other articles where History of Mongolia is discussed: Mongolia: History: The Mongols constitute one of the principal ethnographic divisions of Asian peoples.
Their traditional homeland is centred in Mongolia—a vast plateau in Central Asia now divided politically into an autonomous region of China (Inner Mongolia) and the independent country. Foreword This book is a compilation of the lectures delivered by Buyantyn Dashtseren at The Asiatic Society between September and June Dashtseren was a former Ambassador of Mongolia to India and after laying down his office, agreed to serve the society as a research professor.
As his lectures revealed, he had studied the history of Mongolia in all its aspects and readers should find. As one of the least visited countries in Asia, it can be hard to find decent information about Mongolia before you visit. As such, I visited without knowing much about Mongolia other than the whole descendants of Genghis Khan stuff.
Mongolian Culture There’s a whole lot more to Mongolia than all that jazz. So let’s dive in. Book your flights. Mongolia History, Language and Culture History of Mongolia.
The Hunnu (Xiongnu) Empire was the first great confederation of tribes to occupy the land of present-day Mongolia. It was these raiding tribes that ultimately caused the Chinese to build the Great Wall of China. Under the leadership of Genghis Khan, the Mongol Empire.
Culture. Mongolia is well known for its nomadic traditions. The nomadic way of lifestyle is still practiced today in the rural areas of the country. With a history of over a thousand years, this portable dwelling made of wood lashed together with leather thongs and covered with felt is the home of the Mongolian nomads.
Easy to erect and. Books about Mongolia & Mongolian History. Mongolia, Chinggis Khan (Genghis Khan) and the history of the Mongolian people has held a deep fascination for numerous authors for centuries and continues to inspire writers today.
There is a large amount of literature available about Chinggis Khan, the Mongol tribes, the Mongol Empire, and modern. Mongolia is the grand archive of world’s history.
Mongolians have a unique culture and tradition, evolved for thousands of years and a rich history. Although most of the history was lost to us, there are many that still survive to this day.
All these gave Mongolians a chance. For the next two hundred years Mongolia was ruled by the Qing Dynasty until Mongolia declared its independence in under the Bogd Khan, the spiritual leader of Mongolia’s Tibetan Buddhism. However, the Chinese government still considered “Outer .Mongolia’s fascinating history includes unexpected inventions, cities that move, rare horses, and the strangest race on earth.
To Mongolia, and don’t spare the horse-archers! 10 Mongolia Is One of the Oldest Countries in the World. The Xiongnu people who lived north of the Great Wall were a pastoral, nomadic sort. This didn’t prevent them. Mongolia joined the UN in At that time, relations between the Soviets and Chinese were souring rapidly.
Caught in the middle, Mongolia tried to remain neutral. Inthe Soviet Union sent a large number of ground forces into Mongolia to face down the Chinese. Mongolia began to expel its ethnic Chinese citizens in