Khubilai Khan: His Life and Times / Edition 2

Khubilai Khan: His Life and Times / Edition 2

by Morris Rossabi
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520261321

ISBN-13: 9780520261327

Pub. Date: 11/02/2009

Publisher: University of California Press

Living from 1215 to 1294, Khubilai Khan is one of history’s most renowned figures. Morris Rossabi draws on sources from a variety of East Asian, Middle Eastern, and European languages as he focuses on the life and times of the great Mongol monarch. This 20th anniversary edition is updated with a new preface examining how twenty years of scholarly and popular

Overview

Living from 1215 to 1294, Khubilai Khan is one of history’s most renowned figures. Morris Rossabi draws on sources from a variety of East Asian, Middle Eastern, and European languages as he focuses on the life and times of the great Mongol monarch. This 20th anniversary edition is updated with a new preface examining how twenty years of scholarly and popular portraits of Khubilai have shaped our understanding of the man and his time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520261327
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
11/02/2009
Edition description:
20th Anniversary Edition, With a New Preface
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
384,487
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Preface to the Twentieth Anniversary Edition xi

Preface to the First Edition xvii

Note on Transliteration xxiii

1 The Early Mongols 1

2 Khubilai Emerges 22

3 The Great Khan 53

4 The Conqueror 76

5 The Emperor of China 115

6 The Cultural Patron 153

7 Mismanagement and the Chinese Response 177

8 Decline of an Emperor 206

Notes 233

Glossary of Chinese Characters 275

Bibliography of Works in Western Languages 281

Addenda to Bibliography of Works in Western Languages 306

Bibliography of Works in Oriental Languages 311

Index 319

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