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  • Modern History of Chengde 

    Bulag, Uradyn E.; Dorjraa (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2015-08-10)
    Zhao Zixin says that the Zhao family of the Dashdawa Mongols guarded the Summer Capital during the Qing dynasty, but their duty came to an end abruptly at the collapse of the Qing. Since there was no more income, his ...
  • Explaining Dashdawa Mongol History to Elders 

    Bulag, Uradyn E.; Burunsain, Borjigin; Dorjraa (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2015-07-14)
    This video shows Wang Yanhong explaining the Dashdawa Mongol history to the representatives of five Dashdawa Mongol surname groups. He says that initially, about 1,000 Ööld people arrived at Chengde in 1757, followed by ...
  • Explaining Dashdawa Daily Life 

    Bulag, Uradyn E.; Dorjraa (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2015-07-20)
    This video is about the life experience of two extended families of the Dashdawa Mongols in Chengde: Zhao and Du. Du Jinsheng’s grandfather was called Du Batu and was a member of the Bordered Blue Banner (镶蓝旗). Zhao Zhixun ...
  • Ethnic Classification 

    Bulag, Uradyn E.; Burunsain, Borjigin; Dorjraa (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2015-07-20)
    According to the discussion conducted by Dashdawa Mongol representatives in the video, they have always been officially recognised as Mongol since the Qing period till today. During the Cultural Revolution, however, under ...

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