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Nikolay N. Kradin


Nikolay N. Kradin (1962) is Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences at the Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnology, Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and Head of the Department of World History, Archaeology, and Anthropology of the Far-Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok. Kradin is organizer and participant of many archaeological and ethnological expeditions in Mongolia, Siberia, and the Russian Far-East. 


The archaeology, history and anthropology of Inner Asian nomads, political anthropology, and world-system analysis.

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Author of over 400 scholarly publications, including Nomadic Societies (1992), Xiongnu Empire (1996), Political Anthropology (2001), Chinggis Khan Empire (2006 – in co-authorship) etc.