A History of Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia: Inner Eurasia from Prehistory to the Mongol Empire / Edition 1

A History of Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia: Inner Eurasia from Prehistory to the Mongol Empire / Edition 1

by David Christian
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631208143

ISBN-13: 9780631208143

Pub. Date: 12/24/1998

Publisher: Wiley

This is a history of Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia from the time of the first inhabitants of the region up to the break up of the Mongol Empire in 1260AD.  See more details below

Overview

This is a history of Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia from the time of the first inhabitants of the region up to the break up of the Mongol Empire in 1260AD.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631208143
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/24/1998
Series:
Blackwell History of the World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
498
Sales rank:
541,861
Product dimensions:
6.74(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents

Contents.

Introduction.

1. The Geography and Ecology of Inner Eurasia.

2. First Settlers: The Old Stone Age.

3. Hunters and Gatherers after the Ice Age.

4. The Neolithic Revolution: Seventh to Third Millennia BCE.

5. The Bronze Age: 3,000-1,000 BCE.

6. The 'Scythic' Era: 1,000-200 BCE.

7. Outer Eurasian Invasions and their Aftermath.

8. The Hsiung-Nu Empire.

9. 'Barbarian' Invasions before 500 CE.

10. Turkic Empires of the East.

11. Turkic Empires of Wester Inner Eurasia.

12. Mawara'n-nahr: Islamic Civilization in Central Asia.

13. The Origins of 'Rus'.

14. Before the Mongols: 1000-1220.

15. Chinggis Khan.

16. The Mongol Empire and a New 'World-System'.

Conclusion.

Bibliography.

Chronologies.

Index.

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