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Culture and conquest in Mongol Eurasia

Author: Thomas T Allsen
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Transferred to digital printing 2004View all editions and formats

Thomas Allsen's latest book breaks new scholarly boundaries in its exploration of cultural and scientific exchanges across Mongol Eurasia. Contrary to popular belief, Mongol rulers were intensely  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas T Allsen
ISBN: 0521803357 9780521803359 052160270X 9780521602709
OCLC Number: 731773175
Notes: Originally published 2001.
Description: 245 Seiten.
Contents: Part I. Background: 1. Introduction; 2. Before the Mongols; Part II. Political-Economic Relations: 3. Formation of the Il-qans, 1251-65; 4. Grand Qans and Il-qans, 1265-95; 5. Continuity and change under Ghazan, 1295-1304; 6. Sultans and Grand Qans, 1304-35; 7. Economic ties; 8. Overview of the relationship; Part III. Intermediaries: 9. Marco Polo and Po-lo; 10. Qubilai and Bolad Aqa; 11. Rashid al-Din and Pulad chinksank; Part IV. Cultural Exchange: 12. Historiography; 13. Geography and cartography; 14. Agriculture; 15. Cuisine; 16. Medicine; 17. Astronomy; 18. Printing; Part V. Analysis and Conclusions: 19. Models and methods; 20. Agency; 21. Filtering; 22. Summation.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization
Responsibility: Thomas T. Allsen.


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'The focus of this path-breaking study is the extensive exchanges between Iran and China ... is informative and erudite and promises to become a classic in the field.' The Middle East '... will Read more...

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