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Title:
The secret history of the Mongols : the origin of Chinghis Khan (expanded edition) : an adaptation of the Yüan chʼao pi shih, based primarily on the English translation by Francis Woodman Cleaves
Author:
Kahn, Paul, 1949-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First expanded edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Cheng & Tsui Co., [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xxvi, 201 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Adaptation is a long narrative poem, although original text and Cleaves's translation are prose.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
Added Uniform Title:
Yuan chao mi shi.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy02/00265509.html
ISBN:
9780887272998
Format :
Book

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Central Library PS3561.A38 S4 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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This adaptation of what is recognized today as the oldest Mongolian text (written two decades after Chingis Khan's death) tells the Mongols' own version of the origin of their nation, the life of C


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