Morris Rossabi

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Morris Rossabi "is the author of Khubilai Khan and numerous other books on China and Mongolia. His latest book, Modern Mongolia: From Khans to Commissars to Capitalists (University of California Press, 2005) focuses on developments in Mongolia since the collapse of communism in 1990." [1]

"Professor Rossabi is a historian of China and Central Asia who teaches courses in Inner Asian and East Asian history at Columbia. He is author of several books, including Modern Mongolia: Descendants of Khubilai Khan in Transition (University of California Press, forthcoming in 2005); Khubilai Khan: His Life and Times (University of California Press, 1988) chosen as a main selection by the History Book Club; China and Inner Asia (Universe Books, 1975); editor of Governing China's Multi-Ethnic Frontiers (University of Washington Press, forthcoming); contributor to several volumes of the Cambridge History of China; and has recently completed a manuscript on Mongolia since 1990. He has helped to organize exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, at the Cleveland Museum of Art, and at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. He is on the advisory board of the Project on Central Eurasia of the Soros Foundation. He is author of numerous articles and speeches and travels repeatedly to Central Asia and Mongolia, where he teaches courses on Mongolian history and East Asian history." [2]

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  1. Morris Rossabi, Jamestown Foundation, accessed August 29, 2008.
  2. Morris Rossabi, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, accessed August 29, 2008.
  3. Advisory Board, Nomadic Expeditions, accessed September 2, 2008.
  4. Directors, American Center for Mongolian Studies, accessed September 2, 2008.