link: Perceptions of Genghis in Mongolia today

Worth a link: an interview by Harvard Asia Pacific Review with Dr Ts. Tsetsenbileg, a sociologist who researches what the figure of Genghis Khan means in Mongolia today. How deep is he in the Mongolian psyche — after decades of the negative Communist image of him? Where does he help, as a social tool, with the tensions between traditional values and modernisation? 

http://www.hcs.harvard.edu/~hapr/winter00_millenium/Genghis.html

Etched into Mongolian consciousness…
Chinggis_Khan_hillside_portrait

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