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  History of Mongolia
Outer Mongolia was a Chinese province (1691-1911), an autonomous state under Russian protection (1912-19), and again a Chinese province (1919-21).
Mongolia became a member of the United Nations in 1961.
Mongolia and the Soviet Union signed an agreement in 1966 that introduced largescale Soviet ground forces as part of Moscow's general buildup along the Sino-Soviet frontier.
www.historyofnations.net /asia/mongolia.html   (978 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: History of Mongolia
By the early 15th century, Mongolia was split between the Oirad in the Altay Mountains region and the eastern group that later came to be known as the Khalkha in the area north of the Gobi.
Mongolia's external policies, however, were founded on those of the Soviet Union, and relations with China, always influenced by suspicions over real or imaginary claims by China to "lost territories," faltered in the wake of the Sino-Soviet rift that developed in the late 1950s.
Mongolia - Khubilai Khan and the Yuan Dynasty, 1261-1368
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/History-of-Mongolia   (2009 words)

  
 Mongolia (07/07)
Mongolia’s economy continues to be heavily influenced by its neighbors.
Mongolia, which joined the World Trade Organization in 1997, is the only member of that organization to not be a participant in a regional trade organization.
Mongolia has contributed small numbers of troops to coalition operations in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2003, gaining experience which enabled it to deploy armed peacekeepers to both UN and NATO peacekeeping missions in 2005.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2779.htm   (4897 words)

  
 A short history of Mongolia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Present-day Mongolia is ruled by the Huns between the third century BC and the first century.
Mongolia regains independence again in 1921 as a constitutional monarchy, but at the same time Tannu Tuva secedes from Mongolia.
The birth of perestroika in the USSR and the democracy movement in eastern Europe are mirrored in Mongolia.
www.electionworld.org /history/mongolia.htm   (562 words)

  
  Mongolia - HISTORY
Mongolia's external policies, however, were founded on those of the Soviet Union, and relations with China, always influenced by suspicions over real or imaginary claims by China to "lost territories," faltered in the wake of the Sino-Soviet rift that developed in the late 1950s.
Mongolia - Khubilai Khan and the Yuan Dynasty, 1261-1368
Mongolia's general foreign policy line was based on strong ties with the Soviet Union, "the reliable pillar of [Mongolia's] independence and prosperity" according to the party line.
www.mongabay.com /reference/country_studies/mongolia/HISTORY.html   (18249 words)

  
 The Itgel Foundation - History of Mongolia
Today, Mongolia is a democratic free-market economy that has made an impressive transition from its soviet socialist occupation, to a burgeoning nation with an ambitious and optimistic outlook on the future.
Mongolia is a geographically immense nation, at nearly 2000 miles across, but with a population of just over 2 million, it has the second lowest population density in the world.
But in light of Mongolia’s epic transition to its new systems, there is limited funding and sometimes lack of concern from those in power to address and ameliorate these consequences.
www.itgel.org /history_of_mongolia.htm   (906 words)

  
 The History of Mongolia
The 4th reincarnation of the Dalai Lama lineage in the person of Yonten Gyatso (1589-1617) was born in Mongolia to the grandson of Altan Khan himself, further strengthening the connection between Mongolia and Tibet.
Mongolians were systematically conditioned to view the Buddha Dharma as an undesirable remnant of their cultural history, something backward, superstitious and contrary to all ideals of progress and modernity.
Despite the long period of communist control and the massacre of monks and scholars, Mongolia began to experience the revival of a spiritual way of life that had long defined its culture with the restoration of monasteries and the enrollment and education of new monks.
www.fpmt.org /mongolia/history.html   (609 words)

  
 History of Mongolia
The Soviet-Mongolian army defeated Japanese forces that had invaded eastern Mongolia in the summer of 1939, and a truce was signed setting up a commission to define the Mongolian-Manchurian border in the autumn of that year.
In the early 1960s, Mongolia attempted to maintain a neutral position amidst increasingly contentious Sino-Soviet polemics; this orientation changed in the middle of the decade.
Mongolia and the Soviet Union signed an agreement in 1966 that introduced large-scale Soviet ground forces as part of Moscow's general buildup along the Sino-Soviet frontier.
infotut.com /geography/Mongolia   (2294 words)

  
 Visit Mongolia With Off The Map Tours - Travel Information And Tours In Mongolia
From the beginning of the 12th century Mongolia returned to a state of disorganized warring tribes until the emergence of the leader Chinggis Khaan who unified the nomadic clans, including the Turks and Tartars, creating a single nation which took the name of the dominant tribe: Mongolia.
Mongolia returned to its previous existence of warring nomadic tribes for the next 300 years until it came under Manchu control.
This Buddhist ruler was Mongolia's equivalent to Tibet's Dalai Lama, and ranks third in importance after the Dalai Lama and the Panchen Lama in China.
www.mongolia.co.uk /mongolia.htm   (1770 words)

  
 Mongolia Web News
The Honorary Consulate of Mongolia in Denver, CO, The Mongolian Community Association of Colorado and the Ulaanbaatar Denver SisterCities Committee invite friends of the late Janlaviin Naransatsralt,...
Mongolia to attend Tumangan Initiative meeting in Vladivostok
Global warming in Mongolia to be studied by U.S.-Mongolian university partnership
www.mongolia-web.com   (662 words)

  
 History of Mongolia Summary
Mongolia has two histories, one before the Mongols emerged as a distinct people, and one after.
Before the Mongols, the area of today's Mongolia was host to a variety of cultures, some directly ancestral to the Mongols, some not.
While people have inhabited Mongolia since the Stone Age, Mongolia only became politically important after iron weapons entered the area in the 3rd century B.C. In general, Mongolia at this point had a similar history to the rest of the nomadic steppe th...
www.bookrags.com /History_of_Mongolia   (169 words)

  
 Embassy of Mongolia, Washington, D.C. - History
The history of modern Mongolia commenced with the 1921 People’s revolution and the establishment of new Mongol state as a result.
Mongolia, with two thousand years of history, restored its independence at the beginning of the 20th century and made the transition to a new political and social system, making its aim to found a socialist society in a world then divided into socialist and capitalist camps.
The resignation of the leadership of the party, whose role was set out by the Constitution of the MPR since the 1960s and which alone used to decide the direction of the country’s political, social and economic spheres over the past seven decades was the outcome attained by the movement for democracy.
www.mongolianembassy.us /eng_about_mongolia/history.php   (1866 words)

  
 INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF MONGOLIA
It would be no exaggeration to say that Mongolia is the only one of the ancient nomad states to retain the tenets of its original nomadic civilization, including the classic migration of livestock and closeness to nature.
All major world trade and political relations went through the capital of Mongolia of that time, Kara Khorino (which is situated in the present territory of the Mongolia), and the flow of ambassadors from France, sons of Georgian and Armenian sovereigns, Russian princes, and Chinese officials was unceasing.
The wars waged by the Mongols resulted in the dispersal of the Mongolian tribes, a considerable reduction in the size of the Mongolian population, and the destruction of a lot of cities and villages in the conquered countries.
www.indiana.edu /~mongsoc/mong/history.htm   (1144 words)

  
 MOGOLIA HISTORY   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mongolia's history is extremely long; it spans over 5,000.
In May Mongolia was awarded from the government to have multiparty election in June 1990.
In the first half of the year 1996 Mongolia was "beset" by wild fires that raged for more than three months and lost 41,000 sq mi (106,000 sq km) of forest and rangeland.
tps.dpi.state.nc.us /connectasia/mongolia/mogolia_history.htm   (471 words)

  
 Mongolian Nature | History | Climate | Fauna | Flora | Culture
Mongolia stretches about 2.400 km form the west to the east and about 1.260 km from the north to the south.
The rivers of Mongolia belong to the inland drainage basins of the Arctic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean and Central Asia.
Mongolia is totally landlocked country so that its climate is sharp continental and dry with 4 seasons, the geographical location is diverse.
www.selenatravel.com /about-mongolia.html   (2930 words)

  
 e-Mongol.com - History of mongolia
The last three centuries history, less known is that of has Chinese supervision until the independence of 1920, then of has Russian supervision, before the democratization and the opening of the country in 1990.
When Western Mongolia finally succumbed to the Manchus, the latter established the Howd governorship in 1762 A. administratively; Outer Mongolia included three provinces in 1691 A. These are Tusheet khan province, Zasagt khan province and Setsen khan province.
Mongolia became a rightful member of the international community and was admitted to the United Nations in 1961 A. Mongolia was a primarily Communist country closely aligned with the Soviet Union until the late 1980’s.
www.e-mongol.com /mongolia_history.htm   (4758 words)

  
 Modern Mongolia: Reclaiming Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Archaeologists have found evidence for human occupation of Mongolia starting in the Lower Paleolithic (perhaps 500,000 years ago).
The Hunnu established a strong military-administrative structure, hereditary rule, and the division of the army and the population into units of tens, hundreds, and thousands.
They conquered various neighboring nomadic tribes, and at the zenith of their power they held a vast territory stretching from Turkestan to Mongolia and Siberia.
www.museum.upenn.edu /Mongolia/section2.shtml   (445 words)

  
 Mongoliatravelling.com - Discover Mongolia - History of Mongolia
In Mongolia itself, the legacy of Genghis Khan was a superior law code, a written language, and a historical pride.
By the early 15th century, Mongolia was split between the Oirad in the Altai region and the eastern group that later came to be known as the Khalkha in the area north of the Gobi.
But after his death, Mongolia split into waring factions again, though most of Mongolia was unified by Altan Khan, who continued the Mongolian tradition of attacking China, though he gave up in 1571, signing a peace treaty with the Ming Dynasty that ended 3 centuries of war.
www.mongoliatravelling.com /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=44&Itemid=139   (931 words)

  
 History of Mongolia - Definition, explanation
The Manchus, a tribal group which conquered China in 1644 and formed the Qing dynasty, were able to bring Mongolia under Manchu control in 1691 as Outer Mongolia when the Khalkha Mongol nobles swore an oath of allegiance to the Manchu emperor.
In 1727, Russia and Manchu China concluded the Treaty of Khyakta, delimiting the border between China and Mongolia that exists in large part today.
This is a history of a Mongol people living north of the Russian-Mongolian border, near the shores...
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/h/hi/history_of_mongolia.php   (759 words)

  
 Mongolia
Most of Mongolia's large land is very scarcely populated making the country one of the sparsest populated nations in the world.
Mongolia became a democratic parliamentary republic operating with a President.
Buddhism was introduced to Mongolia from Tibet by Kublai Khan during the late 13th century.
www.escapesltd.com /asia/mongolia.htm   (753 words)

  
 History of Mongolia
Mongolia, in the steppes of Genghis khan, a mythical land.
Present-day Mongolia, shut in by the Russian bear and the Chinese dragon is only a small part of the Great Mongol Empire of the 13th and 14th centuries which stretched from the Danube to the Yellow River, the largest continuous empire in the History of the world.
The Mongolian People's Republic or Mongolia or Khalkha, a sovereign nation, founded in 1921 but emerging only recently from the Soviet Union influence is locked between the Great Wall in the south and lake Baikal in the North, and it is larger than Britian, France, Germany and Italy to gether.
www.angelfire.com /moon/uni_horizone/history.htm   (320 words)

  
 World History Blog: History of Mongolia
This is a brief history of the ancient Asian of Mongolia.
Its shape is that of an elongated oval, measuring 1,486 miles (2,392 kilometres) from west to east and, at its maximum, 782 miles from north to south.
Mongolia is bounded on the north by Russia and on the south by China.
world-history-blog.blogspot.com /2006/10/history-of-mongolia.html   (389 words)

  
 History - Mongolia - Asia
An alliance of Buddhist theocracy and secular Mongol aristocracy ruled the country from 1696 until the 20th century, under the suzerainty of the Qing (Manchu) dynasty of China.
A Sino-Mongolian border treaty was signed in 1962, but Mongolia maintained its closest ties with the USSR, which in 1961 sponsored its membership in the United Nations.
However, the pace of Mongolia’s transition to a free-market system generated mixed support among the country’s voters.
www.countriesquest.com /asia/mongolia/history.htm   (546 words)

  
 Mongolia History
Outer Mongolia was a Chinese province (1691-1911) an autonomous state under Russian protection (1912-19) and again a Chinese province (1919- 21).
Mongolia and the Soviet Union signed an agreement in 1966 that introduced large-scale Soviet ground forces as part of Moscow's general buildup along the Sino-Soviet frontier.
In 1983 Mongolia systematically began expelling some of the 7 000 ethnic Chinese in Mongolia to China.
www.world66.com /asia/centralasia/mongolia/history   (803 words)

  
 Mongolia - Country Profile - Mongol Uls
Embassy of Mongolia in the U.S. The Embassy at Washington, D.C. Diplomatic Missions
NUM is the country's oldest and only comprehensive university and a leading center of sciences, education and culture, stablished on 5 October 1942.
Buryat Mongols are significant minorities in Mongolia and Inner Mongolia.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/mongolia.htm   (829 words)

  
 Mongolia History
Famed for its conquering hordes under Genghis Khan in the early 1200s, Mongolia came to dominate a good portion of the known world, though its heydey lasted for only about two centuries.
Outer Mongolia tried to assert is independence from China in 1911 (the attempt failed) and in 1924, with Soviet support, a Mongolian People's Republic was formed.
Mongolia faces enormous problems as it makes the progression to democracy and a free market economy but its youthful and growing population and financial support from countries such as the US will doubtless help.
www.multied.com /NationbyNation/Mongolia/History1.html   (163 words)

  
 History of Mongolia - text in English
During excavations in the region north of the Gobi desert, in Transbaikalia, and in Northern Mongolia, in the mountains of Noin Ula, situated north of Ulaan Baatar, precious textiles were found, dating from the time of Christ's birth.
Later on in history, they became the Huns, who transferred their attentions towards Europe and unleashed the first migration of nations.
Today they live in the region of Outer Mongolia, which is the Mongolian Republic of our days, and in Inner Mongolia, which belongs to China.
www.face-music.ch /inform/history_mongolia.html   (1037 words)

  
 Mongolia: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
Mongolia lies in central Asia between Siberia on the north and China on the south.
Allied with the USSR in its dispute with China, Mongolia began mobilizing troops along its borders in 1968 when the two powers became involved in border clashes on the Kazakh-Sinkiang frontier to the west and at the Amur and Ussuri rivers.
The emigration of German sinologists 1933-1945: notes on the history and historiography of Chinese studies.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107796.html   (867 words)

  
 Anthropology, Mongolia and more... Mongolian history
History is a deceptive knowledge that teaches us about things that would be as banal as our lives if they were not different.
While I outline the major events in Mongolian history from before the rise of Chinggis Khaan to the twentieth century, I concentrate most on the figures that form the focal points of later chapters.
The chapter is divided into several periods of Mongolian history, which are the same basic categories that are encountered in most writings on Mongolia.
www.chriskaplonski.com /mongolia/history.html   (1701 words)

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