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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Central Asia/Caucasus Institute.


Human Rights Watch: Mongolia.

In the Library: Articles

Abeywickrama, K.L. "The marketization of Mongolia," Monthly Review 47,10 (3/96):25-33-.

Batbayar, Tsedendambyn. "Mongolia in 1992: back to one-party rule," Asian Survey 33,1 (1/93):61-66.

__________. "Mongolia in 1993: a fragile democracy," Asian Survey 34,1 (1/94):41-46.

Briller, S. & A. Kratochvil. "Mongolia: out in the cold," Natural History 106,6 (7-8/97):24-33.

Enkhsaikhan, J. "Mongolia's nuclear weapon-free status," Asian Survey 40,2 (3/00):552-.

Finch, Christopher M. "Mongolia in 2001: political consolidation & continued economic reform," Asian Survey 42,1 (1-2/02:39-46.

Fish, M. Steven. "Mongolia: democracy without prerequisites," Journal of Democracy 9,3 (7/98):127-42.

Ginsburg, Tom. "Mongolia in 1996: fighting fire & ice," Asian Survey 37,1 (1/97):60-65.

__________. "Mongolia in 1997: deepening democracy," Asian Survey 38,1 (1/98):64-69.

Heaton, William R. "Mongolia in 1990: upheaval, reform, but no revolution yet," Asian Survey 31,1 (1/91):50-56.

__________. "Mongolia in 1991: the uneasy transition," Asian Survey 32,1 (1/92):50-56.

Hessler, Peter. "The nomad vote," New Yorker (7/16/01). Presidential election campaign.

Jarrett, Kenneth. "Mongolia in 1987: out from the cold?" Asian Survey 28,1 (1/88):78-86.

Lindsay, Margie. "Mongolia's prospects," World Today 45,11 (11/89):183-85.

Lloyd, Jillian. "Mongolians ask: why own when you can roam," Christian Science Monitor (9/3/03):1,11

_______. "Mapmakers plot to help world's parks," Christian Science Monitor (9/10/03):7-8.

Manaseki, S. "Mongolia: a health system in transition," British Medical Journal (12/18/93):1609-11.

Rossabi, Morris. "Mongolia: a new opening?" Current History 91,566 (9/92):278-84.

Sanders, Alan. "Mongolia in 1988: year of renewal," Asian Survey 29,1 (1/89):46-54.

__________. "Mongolia in 1989: year of adjustment," Asian Survey 30,1 (1/90):59-67.

__________. "Mongolia 1990: a new dawn?" Asian Affairs 22,1 (6/91):158-67.

__________. "Mongolia's new constitution: blueprint for democracy," Asian Survey 32,6 (6/92):506-21.

__________. "Mongolia: stepping up the pace," World Today 49,5 (5/93):83-86.

Severinghaus, Sheldon R. "Mongolia in 1994: strengthening democracy," Asian Survey 35,1 (1/95):70-76.

__________. "Mongolia in 1995: gearing up for the 1996 elections," Asian Survey 36,1 (1/96):95-100.

__________. "Mongolia in 1889 & 1999: past, present & future at the new millennium," Asian Survey 40,1 (1-2/00):130-39.

__________. "Mongolia in 2000: the pendulum swings again," Asian Survey 41,1 (1/01):61.

Smith, Gar. "Mongolia at the crossroads," Earth Island Journal 7,4 (fall 92):14.

Spoor, M. "Mongolia: agrarian crisis in the transition to a market economy," Europe-Asia Studies 48,4 (6/96):615-28.

Tanaka, K. "Mongolia: a distant neighbor draws closer," Japan Quarterly 39,4 (10-12/92):434-39.

Taylor, Graham. "Mongolia dreaming," Australian Geographic 56 (10-12/99):80-96.

Turk, Craig. "Mongolia diarist: Red Dawn," New Republic (7/31/00):42-.

Vidal, Gore. "Mongolia!" Vanity Fair (3/83).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Akiner, Shirin (ed.) Mongolia Today (NY: Kegan Paul, 1991).

Amnesty International. Mongolia: Prison Inmates Starve to Death (NY, 1995).

Anon. Mongolia: A Centrally Planned Economy in Transition (NY: Oxford, 1992).

Bitsch, Jorgen. Mongolia, Unknown Land (NY: Dutton, 1963).

Bremmer, Ian. & Ray Taras (eds.) New States, New Politics: Building the Post-Soviet Nations (NY: Campridge, 1997).

Bruun, Ole & Ole Odgaard (eds.) Mongolia in Transition (Richmond, Surrey: Curzon, 1996).

Denizer, Cevdet. Mongolia: Privatization & System Transformation in an Isolated Economy (Washington: World Bank, 1992).

Henze, Paul B. Mongolia Faces Glasnost & Perestroika (Santa Monica: Rand Corp., 1989).

Jagchid, Sechin. Mongolia's Culture & Society (Boulder: Westview, 1979).

Kotkin, Stephen & Bruce A. Elleman. Mongolia in the 20th C.: Landlocked Cosmopolitan (Armonk NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1999).

Perdue, Peter C. China Marches West: The Qing Conquest of Central Eurasia (Cambridge MA: Harvard U., 2005). Mongolia, Xinjiang & Tibet.

Sanders, Alan J.K. Mongolia: Politics, Economics & Society (Boulder: Lynne Reinner, 1987).

Sharma, R.C. (ed.) Mongolia: Tryst with Change & Development (Patiala: Vision & Venture, 1997).

Thomas, Nicholas & Caroline Humphrey (eds.) Shamanism, History & the State (Ann Arbor: U. Michigan, 1994).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio:

Film & Video:

"Close to Eden" [1992], dir. Nikita Mikhalkov, 109m. In video stores.

"A Mongolian Tale" [1997], dir. Fei Xie, 106m.

"The Story of the Weeping Camel" [2003], dir. Byambasuren Davaa & Luigi Falorni, 87m.

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