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The Resource Mongolia, Alan Sanders

Mongolia, Alan Sanders

Label
Mongolia
Title
Mongolia
Statement of responsibility
Alan Sanders
Title variation
  • Mongolia
  • Mongolia culture smart!
  • Culture smart! Mongolia
  • Mongolia customs & culture
Title variation remainder
the essential guide to customs & culture
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mongolia is landlocked between its neighbors China and Russia in the heart of Asia. For centuries after the disintegration of Genghis Khan's empire it was ruled by one or the other, but in 1990 the Mongols embraced democracy. Now, after two centuries of Manchu stagnation and seventy years of Soviet communism, they are rebuilding their national heritage. Rarely in the news but making progress toward a market economy, this resource-rich but infrastructure-poor country is a land of pioneers, and its greatest asset is the Mongol people, who are friendly, cooperative, ambitious, and well educated. English is now the first foreign language and the country's leaders are forging new partnerships with international investors. Travelers from across the world are drawn to the land of blue sky by its picturesque mountains and lakes, flower-carpeted steppes and stony deserts, home to the snow leopard, the wild horse and camel, and the Gobi bear. The broad pasturelands, with herds of grazing livestock, and the traditional lifestyle of the nomads contrast with the busy streets of the capital Ulan Bator, a bustling metropolis of over one million people, modern hotels, apartments, and shops, interspersed with Buddhist monasteries and temples, surrounded by crowded suburbs of traditional felt tents. Mongolia's many attractions range from dinosaur skeletons and the remains of ancient civilizations to relics and reenactments of the Genghis Khan era, and the traditional sports of wrestling, archery, and horse-racing. "Culture Smart! Mongolia" provides rare insights into contemporary Mongolian society, and offers practical tips on what to expect and how to conduct yourself in order to get the most out of your visit. Despite the undeniable challenges posed by modernity, these warm, tough, adaptable, and hospitable people welcome visitors and are open to the world."
Member of
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
915.173
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1838.C85
LC item number
M65 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Culture smart!
Target audience
adult
Label
Mongolia, Alan Sanders
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 165) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Land and people -- Values and attitudes -- Customs and traditions -- Making friends -- The Mongols at home -- Time out -- Travel, health, and safety -- Business briefing -- Communicating
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
168 pages
Isbn
9781857337174
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)935877024
  • 1581284
  • (OCoLC)ocn935877024
  • 1581284
Label
Mongolia, Alan Sanders
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 165) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Land and people -- Values and attitudes -- Customs and traditions -- Making friends -- The Mongols at home -- Time out -- Travel, health, and safety -- Business briefing -- Communicating
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
168 pages
Isbn
9781857337174
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)935877024
  • 1581284
  • (OCoLC)ocn935877024
  • 1581284

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