For information on Mongolia in general, Itgel recommends the following resources:

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

By Jack Weatherford
Three Rivers Press (2004)
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History of Mongolia (English translation)

By B. Baabar
Monsudar Pub (1999)
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To learn more about the Tsaatan reindeer-herding community and other reindeer herding cultures around the world, Itgel recommends the following:

Tsaatan Community Development

A report of findings from a community-based participatory rural appraisal (PRA) conference held in Tsagaan Nuur soum, Hovsgol aimag, Mongolia - January 25-26, 2008
Prepared by Morgan G. Keay, translated by Byambadorj Altankhuyag
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Tsaatan Community & Visitors Center Handbook for Visitors

Written and edited by TCVC Project Staff Jessica Schutz and Morgan Keay - July 2008
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The Tsaatan Culture And The Management Of Mongolian Reindeer

By Jerry Haigh and Morgan Keay
IV World Deer Congress (2006) In Press
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The Tsaatan Reindeer Herders of Mongolia:
Forgotten lessons of human-animal systems

By Morgan Keay
Encyclopedia of Animals and Humans In Press
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The Reindeer People: Living with Animals and Spirits in Siberia

By Piers Vitebsky
Houghton Mifflin (2005)
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Sustainable Reindeer Husbandry:
Report on reindeer herding in Mongolia

By Johnny-Leo Jernsletten & Konstantin Klokov
Arctic Council (2000-2002)
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To learn more about Long Song and Mongolian arts, Itgel recommends the following:

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