Historical Dictionary of the Mongol World Empire

Historical Dictionary of the Mongol World Empire

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The Historical Dictionary of the Mongol World Empire examines the history of the Mongol Empire, the pre-imperial era of Mongolian history that preceded it, and the various Mongol successor states that continued to dominate Eurasia long after the breakdown of Mongol unity.

This second edition contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 900 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture of the Mongol Empire. This book is an excellent resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Mongol Empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538111369
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/06/2018
Series: Historical Dictionaries of Ancient Civilizations and Historical Eras Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 420
Product dimensions: 6.36(w) x 9.29(h) x 1.42(d)

About the Author

Paul D. Buell, is an independent scholar, translator, and editor living in Seattle. He is the author of more than 180 books and articles, He specializes in the institutional and cultural history of the Mongolian Empire, the comparative history of human and veterinary medicine, modern Central Asia.

Francesca Fiaschetti, is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Martin Buber Society of Fellows, HUJI. She specialized in Sinology and Mongolian Studies and has published various articles on diplomacy in East Asia under Mongol rule, the political ideology of the Yuan dynasty, and representations of identity and ethnicity in East Asia.

Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword (Jon Woronoff) Preface Acknowledgments Reader's Notes Maps Dates of Chinese Dynasties and States Chronology Introduction Topics: 1. Mongolia before Empire (To 1206) 2. Mongol Empire (12061260) 3. Qanate China (12601368) 4. Golden Horde (12351502) 5. Chagatay Qanate and Qaydu (12601338) 6. Ilqanate (12601356) 7. Mongols and the Outside World THE DICTIONARY Appendix 1: Mongolian Scripts Appendix 2: Glossary of Mongolian Words Appendix 3: Eating at the Qan's Table, Selected Recipes from the Yinshan zhengyao (1330) Bibliography About the Authors

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