The socialist revolution in Mongolia
Morozova, Irina Y. 2009. Socialist Revolutions in Asia: The Social History of Mongolia in the Twentieth Century.London and New York: Routledge. IX-X, 172 pages. ISBN 978 0 7103 1351 5
What motives drove the Mongolian socialist revolution of the early decades of the 20th century? What role did external players have in the shaping of the country? To what extent can recent history be understood in light of deep historical patterns? In what ways did Soviet-backed socialism in Mongolia take a particular Mongolian form? These questions frame a detailed engagement with the revolutionary period from 1921 to 1952 in Morozova’s book Socialist Revolutions in Asia: The Social History of Mongolia in the Twentieth Century.
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