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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
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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.
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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