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The Mongols at China"s Edge

History and the Politics of National Unity

by Uradyn E. Bulag

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Politics and government,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • China,
  • Mongolia,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Asia - China,
  • Political Science / Social Policy,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Inner Mongolia (China)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7924220M
    ISBN 100742511448
    ISBN 109780742511446


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