Kresge Library

History Comes Alive Series

Professor Linda Benson will present the lecture "Shades of Genghis Khan: The New "Great Game" Between China, Mongolia and Russia" at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 16 ,2005 in the Oakland Center Oakland Room.

Professor Benson, a specialist on the Muslim minorities of China, is the author of four books and numerous articles as well as the upcoming book Across China's Gobi. She spent June of 2004 in Mongolia as part of a Fulbright project on which her presentation is based.

Books and Articles by Dr. Benson at the Kresge Library:

  • China since 1949 (Harlow : Longman, 2002)
  • China's last Nomads : the history and culture of China's Kazak (M.E. Sharpe, 1998)
  • Ili Rebellion : the Moslem challenge to Chinese authority in Xinjiang, 1944-1949 (M.E. Sharpe, 1990)
  • Kazaks of China : essays on an ethnic minority (editor) (Uppsala University, 1988)
  • (1993) . A Much-Married Woman: Marriage and Divorce in Xinjiang 1850-1950. Muslim World 83(3-4) p.227-247

Online Articles about China/Russia (access provided by Kresge Library*):

  • Rahul, Ram (1978). Mongolia between China and Russia. Asian Survey 18(7) p. 659-665
  • Ewing, Thomas (1980). Ch'ing Policies in Outer Mongolia 1900-1911. Modern Asian Studies 14(1) p. 145-157
  • Ginsburg, Tom (1995). Political Reform in Mongolia: Between Russia and China. Asian Survey 35(5) p. 459-471

*Please note, access to some materials is restricted to use by Oakland Students, Faculty, and Staff (or from a computer located on the Oakland network). Find out why...
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