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Wild East : Travels in the New Mongolia.

Author: Jill Lawless
Publisher: Chichester : Summersdale Publishers, 2004.
Series: Summersdale travel.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of Mongolia, this book describes a country at once rediscovering its own long-suppressed heritage as a nomadic and Buddhist society, and also discovering both the benefits and dangers of Westernization.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Lawless
ISBN: 9781840248203 1840248203
OCLC Number: 437056924
Description: 1 online resource (276 pages).
Contents: Preliminaries; CONTENTS; 1 Stranger Than Paradise; 2 The Outsiders; 3 The Nomad and the Carpetbagger; 4 Back to the Future; 5 The School for Scandal; 6 The Four Seasons; 7 Young Wild and Free; 8 The Adventurers; 9 Sex on the Steppe; 10 Ghost Towns; 11 The King of the Tabloids; 12 A Hearty Meal; 13 A Stiff Drink; 14 The Three Manly Sports; 15 The Space Invaders; 16 The Falcon and the Parrot; 17 The Abandoned Monastery; 18 How the Mongolians Got Their Names Back; 19 The Border; 20 The End of the Line.
Series Title: Summersdale travel.

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A portrait of Mongolia, this book describes a country at once rediscovering its own long-suppressed heritage as a nomadic and Buddhist society, and also discovering both the benefits and dangers of Westernization.

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