Encyclopedia of Mongolia and the Mongol Empire, and: The Mongols and the West, 1221–1410, and: Daily Life in the Mongol Empire, and: The Secret History of the Mongols: A Mongolian Epic Chronicle of the Thirteenth Century (review)

  title={Encyclopedia of Mongolia and the Mongol Empire, and: The Mongols and the West, 1221–1410, and: Daily Life in the Mongol Empire, and: The Secret History of the Mongols: A Mongolian Epic Chronicle of the Thirteenth Century (review)},
  author={D. Ostrowski},
  journal={Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History},
  pages={431 - 441}
  • D. Ostrowski
  • Published 2007
  • History
  • Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History
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  • C. Halperin
  • History
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
  • 2000
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