Eastern Mongols

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Kalmyk People - Treatment As Non-Mongols
... Historically, the Eastern Mongols regarded the Oirats as non-Mongols ... The name "Mongols," the title "Khan," and the historic legacy attached to that name and title were claimed exclusively by the Eastern Mongols, viz ... when bestowal of the title of Khan was transferred to the Dalai Lama, all Mongol tribes recognized this claim and the political prestige attached to it ...
Kalmyk People - Origins and History - Period of Open Conflict
... During 15-17th century, they established under the name "10 tumen Mongols" included 4 tumen oirats and 6 tumen Mongols They re-established their traditional ... The Oirats formed this alliance to defend themselves against the Eastern Mongols and to pursue the greater objective of reunifying Mongolia ... of the Dörben Oirat dissolved quickly, resulting in two decades of Oirat-Eastern Mongol conflict ...
Mongol Peoples - History
... In various times Mongols have been equated with the Scythians, the Magog and the Turkic peoples ... historical texts the ancestry of the Mongol peoples can be traced back to the Donghu, a nomadic confederation occupying eastern Mongolia and Manchuria ... scholars maintain that they were proto-Mongols, the fact that Chinese histories trace certain Turkic tribes from the Xiongnu complicates the issue ...
Northern Yuan Dynasty - History - Rise of The Oirats (1388–1478)
... On one side stood the Oirats (or Western Mongols) in the west against the Eastern Mongols ... of Ogedei who briefly attempted to reunite the Mongols under their rule ... The Mongols split into three main groups western Mongols, the Mongol groups under the Uriyangkhai in northeast, and the Eastern Mongols between the two ...

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    And not by eastern windows only,
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