The Mongols / Edition 2

The Mongols / Edition 2

by David Morgan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405135395

ISBN-13: 9781405135399

Pub. Date: 04/28/2007

Publisher: Wiley

The revised second edition of this highly praised introduction to the Mongol Empire takes account of recent scholarship in the field.

  • Provides an overview of the government, religion, and politics of the Mongolian Empire
  • Considers the effects of Mongol military campaigns on other countries and peoples in China, Russia, Persia

Overview

The revised second edition of this highly praised introduction to the Mongol Empire takes account of recent scholarship in the field.

  • Provides an overview of the government, religion, and politics of the Mongolian Empire
  • Considers the effects of Mongol military campaigns on other countries and peoples in China, Russia, Persia and Europe
  • Assesses the astonishing military career of Chingiz (Genghis) Khan
  • Now includes a new epilogue assessing the contribution of recent scholarship to our understanding of the Mongols’ history
  • Well-illustrated by maps and photographs throughout

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405135399
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Series:
Peoples of Europe Series , #12
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
340,823
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowlegements.

Maps.

Introduction.

1. The Study of Mongol History.

2. Nomads of the Steppe.

3. Chingiz Khan and the Founding of the Mongol Empire.

4. Nature and the Institutions of the Mongol Empire.

5. The Mongols in China.

6. Expansion to the West: the Mongols in Russia and Persia.

7. The Mongols and Europe.

8. What Became of the Mongols?.

References.

Chronology of Events.

Dynastic Tables.

Index.

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