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Harnessing fortune : personhood, memory, and place in Mongolia

Author: Rebecca Empson; British Academy
Publisher: Oxford : British Academy/Oxford University Press, 2011
Series: British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monograph
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first detailed ethnography of rural Mongolian life since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Based on fieldwork with migrant herding families who traverse the Northern Mongolian-Russian  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Empson; British Academy
ISBN: 9780197264737 0197264735
OCLC Number: 768663156
Description: xiv, 408 s. : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Series Title: British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monograph
Responsibility: by Rebecca M. Empson

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