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Tents in Mongolia

Henning Haslund

Tents in Mongolia

by Henning Haslund

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1935.

Statementa youth edition prepared by Eleanor Graham.
SeriesPuffin story books -- 10
ContributionsGraham, Eleanor, 1896-1984.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19944191M

  For thousands of years, these transportable tents, made of wooden latticework wrapped with insulating felt and canvas, have been the house type of choice for the Mongolian herders on the plains.   It is a shrine. You can see the inside is an altar, and the prayer flags around the outside. The locals herd reindeer and live in teepees similar to this, except a layer of canvas is wrapped around the outside.

- Explore program8's board "Mongolian tent" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Yurt, Tent, Yurt living pins. The ger has remained at the heart of Mongolian family life, with about half of the country's population still choosing to live in these traditional tents. A stay in a ger offers the opportunity to experience this traditional way of life and is an ideal base from which to explore Mongolia's incredible landscapes and wildlife.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Mongolia -- Description and travel. Travel. Mongolia. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Ger Door, Mongolia photography by John Lander. Colorfully painted door of a ‘ger’ or ‘yurt’, traditional Mongolian tent-like dwelling. Ger doors are usually nicely decorated, as little other embellishments make up the usual ger pins.


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Tents in Mongolia by Henning Haslund Download PDF EPUB FB2

Henning Haslund is a wonderful narrator of life in the early 's in Central Asia. This first book is about his participation in the Danish expedition to explore the potential of diary and other kinds of farming in Mongolia.

Also published in hardcover by Trubner & Co., June /5. Tents in Mongolia (Yabonah) adventures and experiences among the nomads of Central Asia. New York, E.P.

Dutton & Co. [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henning Haslund-Christensen; Elizabeth Sprigge; Claude Napier. Published in This book describes his adventures and experiences among the Nomads of Central Asia.

About the book: Based on an original tale by award-winning Mongolian author, Dashdondog Jamba, and retold by distinguished international author, Anne Pellowski, find out how the traditional Mongolian tent house (called a ger in Mongolian and a yurt in Turkish), was created in the ancient past by drawing on the example of nature, and how it later became a.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Haslund-Christensen, Henning, Tents in Mongolia (Yabonah). London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 15s.) Tins is no ordinary book.

In it there is travel, adventure, hardship and poetry. Its author is a young Dane who took part in the Krebs expedition to Mongolia in which aimed at proving that the Sable Plateau—Brdgen Tel—could be developed as an agricultural settlement for the Danish farming colonies that were driven out of Siberia by the Bolsheviks.

A prolific Mongolian storyteller’s original legend of how the distinctive dwelling known as the ger came to be invented. Adapted into spare and stately English by renowned storyteller Pellowski, the story is punctuated by quarrels.

Tents in Mongolia book   When Steven W. Hatch found himself in a housing crisis, pressed for time and money, he discovered that building a yurt was his best option.

In Practical Yurts, Hatch thoroughly documents his project, beginning by explaining how a simple, round tent could fit the needs of a retired aerospace industry the practicalities of easy construction and low Reviews: Camping Tents Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

11K likes. Shopping Service. A traditional yurt (from the Turkic languages) or ger (Mongolian) is a portable, round tent covered with skins or felt and used as a dwelling by several distinct nomadic groups in the steppes of Central structure consists of an angled assembly or latticework of wood or bamboo for walls, a door frame, ribs (poles, rafters), and a wheel (crown, compression ring) possibly.

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The oldest complete yurt yet discovered was in a 13th century grave in the Khentei Mountains of Mongolia. A yurt (ger in Mongolian) is a large circular tent made of wool felt stretched over a wooden frame used by nomadic peoples of the Asian steppe since before written records began. Yurts are especially associated with Mongol herders and hunters and were famously used by such figures as Genghis Khan (r.

CE). The thick felt, or non-woven wool, used to cover gers came from the nomads’ own l Asian nomads had herds of sheep, yak, and goats. (Cashmere, for instance, one of the softest, lightest, and most valuable wools, comes from Mongolian goats.)The wool of all these animals could be felted.

The traditional method of felting wool among steppe. The Mongol tent is similar to a traditional yurt tent but they have their own distinctions dating far back.

History of the Ger Mongolian ancient history is hard to learn about, because before Genghis Khan, nothing was recorded or written down. There are twenty deluxe yurts on this property that are handmade using a latticed wood structure covered with layers of felt and canvas. Each Mongolian tent is heated by a wood stove and offers hand-painted wood-framed beds with furnishings, a private bathroom with a toilet and sink, a king-sized bed, and amenities such as felt slippers, Mongolian-styled bathrobes, and locally.

About half of Mongolia’s population still live in these traditional, round tents which can be taken down and moved around easily. For over years, the Mongolian ger has been used by the nomads who constantly move from place to place in search of better pasture for their livestock.

Today, many of them are still roaming the vast steppe and. Round tent of Mongolian nomads is a crossword puzzle clue. Clue: Round tent of Mongolian nomads. Round tent of Mongolian nomads is a crossword puzzle clue that we have spotted 1 time.

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