Cultures of the World (Third Edition) ?
Reading Level: 5
Interest Level: 5-8
Mongolia, a landlocked country in East Asia, is one of the largest countries in the world, as well as one of the most sparsely populated. Mongolia is known as the home of Genghis Khan, who ruled over nomadic horsemen and founded the Mongol Empire in the thirteenth century, and the nation's people are still largely nomadic. This book takes readers on a journey through Mongolia, exploring its geography, history, culture, and people. Special sidebars, vivid photographs, and maps accompany this informative text.