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Senri Ethnological Studies (SES)

No. 86 Oirat People Cultural Uniformity and Diversification

February 24, 2014 Publication

I. Lkhagvasuren, Yuki Konagaya

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PREFACE
I. LKHAGVASUREN and Yuki KONAGAYA

Part I LINGUISTICS

The Formation of the Oirat Dialect
D. TUMURTOGOO
Current Trends in Oirat Dialect Studies
E. PUREVJAV

Part II HISTORY

Oirats and Tribes of Bargudzhin-oron
Dorj V. TSYBIKDORZHIEV
Kalmyks, Oirat Descendants in Russia: a Historical and Ethnographic Sketch
E. P. BAKAEVA
Resources on the History of Oirat Migration Maintained by the National Library of Mongolia
O. BOLORMAA
Several Letters Regarding Galdan Boshogtu
S. CHULUUN
Locations of Oirat Tribes in the 18th-century Jungar Khanate, according to Modern Chinese Historiography
D. KUKEEV
Russian Policy toward Kalmyks and Jungars during the Decline of the Jungar Khanate
L. CHETYROVA
Relocation of Oyirad Groups to Manchuria and Hulun Buir
Akira YANAGISAWA
Clear Script Sources on Oirat History: Classification, Values, and Significance
N. SUKHBAATAR
Similarities and Differences between Mongolia and Tuva in the Evolution of Bilateral Ties
D. SHURKHUU

Part III ETHNOLOGY

Socium Division Markers: Instruments of Kinship Relations as Expressed in Oirat and Buryat Traditions
M. M. SODNOMPILOVA
The Oirats of Kyrgyzstan: Social, Cultural, and Identity Practices of the Sartkalmaks
B. Z. NANZATOV
The People of the Oirot Khan
S. P. TYUKHTENEVA
Altaic Uriankhan Clothing of the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries
I. LKHAGVASUREN
Tuvans Outside of Tuva: The Problem of Ethnic Self-conservation
M. V. MONGUSH
The Tuvan Legend of Genghis Khan, Using the Xinjing Tuvans as an Example
SARANGEREL

Part IV FOLKLORE

Eet Mergen Temene: Fairy Tale and Reality in Questions of Characters' Historicity
B. B. GORYAEVA
The Problem of Researching Kalmyk Buddhist Literature from the 20th and Early 21st Centuries
D. N. MURZAEVA
On the Mongolian Folk Drawling Song
S. OYUNGEREL
The Milk-sprinkling Ceremony
M. GANBOLD
Oirat Oral Histories of Natural and Social Changes in Ejene Banner, Inner Mongolia
Kanako KODAMA and Yuki KONAGAYA
List of Contributors