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JAPAN-MONGOLIA-KHAN: This undated handout picture made available 07 October 2004, shows the Avraga site in Hentity Province, some 250km southeast of Mongolian capital Ulan Bator. The ruins of Genghis Khan's some 600,000-square meters of the remains of the palace complex have been excavated in the Avraga site, a joint Japanese and Mongolian research team has unearthed in eastern Mongolia.
JAPAN MONGOL RESEARCH TEAM/ Agence France Presse, 2004.
Ms Pers.113 f.49 Genghis Khan (c.1162-1227) in Battle, from a book by Rashid-al-Din (1247-1318)
Persian School, (14th century)/ Bridgeman Art, 2004.
This undated portrait painting obtained 03 October 2005 courtesy of the Mongolian Embassy to the United States shows the 13th century Mongolian warrior Genghis Khan. Mongolia, celebrating its 800th anniversary this year, wants their hero to join the pantheon of statues of great American presidents gracing the US capital. For most Westerners, the name of Genghis Khan conjures up the ruthless marauding hordes who conquered mainland Asia to set up the Mongolian empire. But for the Mongolian community in the Washington area, Genghis Khan is, like George Washington, the father of his country.
AFP/Getty Images, 2006.
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There is more life, variety and richness in the details of Mongolia than ever is suspected by outsiders.
In the shadow of Chinggis Khan
McColl, R. W., Focus On Geography 44.2 (1994): 1.
Map of Kharkhorum showing the location of the palace complex built by Ugodei. At the southern edge of the city is the contemporary monastery ofErdene-Zuu (adapted from Kato 1997: 18 and Kiselev 1957: 98).
Urban centres and the emergence of empires in Eastern Inner Asia
Rogers, J Daniel; Erdenebat Ulambayar; Gallon, Mathew. Antiquity, 79.306 (Dec 2005): 801-818.
BASIC MONGOL MILITARY ORGANIZATION
Hardwick, G A, Marine Corps Gazette (pre-1994) 38.9 (Sep 1954): 28-31.
Scholars taken from ProQuest's Community
- Christopher P. Atwood
Associate Professor, Department of Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University Bloomington
Associate Professor, East Asian Studies Center, Indiana University Bloomington
Associate Professor, Russian and East European Institute, Indiana University Bloomington
His research interest is in Mongolian nationalism in Inner Mongolia and Mongolia; Mongol and Chinese elites in the Mongol world empire; family history and demography. He current projects include translations of Chinese primary sources on the Mongol world empire; Family and marriage in Mongolia's imperial and Qing-era upper class...
- Jack Weatherford
Professor, Anthropology, Macalester College
In his scholarship, Professor Weatherford tries to follow the tradition of Ibn Khaldun by studying the relationship of tribal people to the larger societies around them...
- Ruth Dunnell
Asian Studies, Kenyon College, Storer Associate Professor
Chinese-Inner Asian political, institutional, & cultural history, 12th-18th cc; history of the Northwest (Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia, Xinjiang) and Chinese Muslims (Hui), social history of ethnicity in East Asia, religion & state in China; HIV/AIDS in Asia...