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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Friters, Gerard Martin, 1911-
Lattimore, Owen, 1900-
Outer Mongolia and its international position
Published By: Original publisher
Baltimore, Md.: The Johns Hopkins Press. 1949. xlvii,
358 p. : map
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
[by] Gerard M. Friters ; introduction by Owen
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2006. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Production and supply (433);
External trade (439);
External relations (648);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This book is a history of Far Eastern international
politics resulting from the independence movement of Outer Mongolia. A lengthy
introduction by Owen Lattimore, who analyzes the course of Mongolian nationalism and
revolution, precedes the author's description of modern Outer Mongolian society and its
physical environment. The main body of the book traces the history of Mongolian
relations with Russia, China, Japan and other interested powers, stressing events that
followed the declaration of Mongolian independence in 1911. The final chapter discusses
the international position of Outer Mongolia since the end of World War II. Included in
the appendices are the 1940 Constitution of the Mongol People's Republic, brief
biographical information of Mongol leaders, and a short chronology of political
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Includes bibliography and index
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Robert Lee; 1955
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China, Mongolia, and Russia
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Mongolia--Politics and government