Tag Archives: Mongolia

Friendship in a Mongolian Mining Town

A review of Treasure Underfoot and Far Away: Mining, Foreignness, and Friendship in Contemporary Mongolia, by Marissa Jo Smith. The dissertation focuses on a mining…

Pastoral Adaptations in Northern Mongolia

A review of Modeling Late Prehistoric and Early Historic Pastoral Adaptations in Northern Mongolia’s Darkhad Depression, by Julia K. Clark. Mongolia has long proved fertile…

Mongolian National Central Archives

A review of the National Central Archives (Үндэсний Төв Архив), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Strolling around downtown Ulaanbaatar, you may come across the statute of Khorloogiin Choibalsan,…

Population History in Prehistoric Mongolia

A review of Unraveling The Population History of The Xiongnu to Explain Molecular and Archaeological Models Of Prehistoric Mongolia, by Ryan William Schmidt.  Ryan Schmidt’s…

Transforming Inner Mongolia’s Frontier

A review of Transforming the Frontier: Land, Commerce, and Chinese Colonization in Inner Mongolia, 1700-1911, by Yi Wang.  Recent studies of the Qing Empire indicate a…

Inner Mongolia Regional Archives, Hohhot

A review of the Inner Mongolia Regional Archives (Hohhot, China). 内蒙古自治区呼和浩特市南二环路60号 内蒙古自治区档案局 
tel: +86-47-1481-1482; website In the cavernous, marble lobby of the Inner Mongolia Regional…

The Qing Invention of Nature

A review of: The Qing Invention of Nature: Environment, Identity in Northeast China and Mongolia, 1750-1850 by Jonathan Schlesinger. For Western travelers in the 19th…