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Fear and fortune : spirit worlds and emerging economies in the Mongolian gold rush

Author: Mette M High
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University press.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The burden of patriarchy -- The power of gold -- Angered spirits -- Polluted money -- Wealth and devotion -- Trading gold
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mette M High
ISBN: 9781501707544 150170754X 9781501707551 1501707558
OCLC Number: 1027755244
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-156) and index.
Description: 1 vol. (xvi, 162 pages) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The burden of patriarchy ; The power of gold ; Angered spirits ; Polluted money ; Wealth and devotion ; Trading gold.
Responsibility: Mette M. High.
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Mongolia over the last decade has seen a substantial and ongoing gold rush. The widespread mining of gold looks at first glance to be a blessing for a desperately poor and largely pastoralist country  Read more...

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