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Mongolia Today

Science, Culture, Environment and Development, 1st Edition

Edited by Dendevin Badarch, Raymond A. Zilinskas, Peter J Balint


312 pages

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This is a wide-ranging collection of essays written by experts in the field. The variety of topics provide an interdisciplinary approach to the study of contemporary Mongolia. Topics include the impact of industrialization in Mongolia, environmental policies of the nation, the status of modern biotechnology in Mongolia, Mongolian dairy products, traditional husbandry techniques practised by nomadic people, a description of medicinal plants and their uses in Mongolian traditional medicine, descriptions of unique Mongolian birds, fishes and microbiota, discussion of the fascinating flora and fauna of the Gobi region, and a conservation case-study of the endangered Gobi bear.

About the Editors

Raymond A. Zilinskas is Senior Scientist at the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California.

About the Series

Central Asian Studies

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Asia / General
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General