The Mongol century : visual cultures of Yuan China, 1260-1368 (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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The Mongol century : visual cultures of Yuan China, 1260-1368

Author: Shane McCausland
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The Mongol century' explores the visual world of China's Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), the spectacular but short-lived regime founded by Khubilai Khan, regarded as the pre-eminent khanate of the Mongol empire. This book illuminates the Yuan era full of conflicts and complex interactions between Mongol power and Chinese heritage by delving into the visual history of its culture. Shane McCausland considers how Mongol  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shane McCausland
ISBN: 9781780233666 1780233663
OCLC Number: 1078115409
Description: 295 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: One. Dadu: Eurasia's Metropolis --
Two. The Impunity Of A Religious Vandal --
Three. Heaven's Omens: Earthquakes, Typhoons, Floods, Dragons --
Four. China's Examination Halls Reopen --
Five. The Hall Of The Stars: The Dissemination Of A Yuan Literary Culture --
Six. The World In Flux: The Arts Amid Floods And Rebellions --
Seven. Blue-and-White. The Yuan Global Brand.
Responsibility: Shane McCausland.

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The Mongol Century explores the visual world of China's Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), the spectacular but short-lived regime founded by Khubilai Khan, regarded as the pre-eminent khanate of the Mongol  Read more...

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