The Mongols (Peoples of Europe) (REPRINT)

The Mongols (Peoples of Europe) (REPRINT)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 288 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780631175636
  • DDC分類 950.2

基本説明

New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 1986. Explains how the vast Mongolian Empire was organized and governed, examing the religious and political character of the stepped nomadic society.

Table of Contents

Preface                                            viii
Acknowledgments x
Maps xii
Preface to the Paperback Edition xvi
Introduction 1 (4)
The Study of Mongol History 5 (27)
The Secret History of the Mongols 9 (5)
Chinese sources 14 (2)
Persian sources 16 (7)
European sources 23 (4)
Modern studies 27 (5)
Nomads of the Steppe: Asia before Chingiz Khan 32 (23)
Steppe society 32 (8)
Mongol religious beliefs 40 (4)
The Mongol's steppe predecessors 44 (6)
Asia at the beginning of the thirteenth 50 (5)
century
Chingiz Khan and the Founding of the Mongol 55 (29)
Empire
Chingiz Khan's rise to power 55 (6)
Chingiz Khan's campaigns of conquest 61 (12)
The effects of the Mongol conquests 73 (11)
Nature and Institutions of the Mongol Empire 84 (28)
The Mongol army 84 (12)
Law 96 (4)
Taxation 100 (3)
Communications 103 (5)
The Mongol approach to government 108 (4)
The Mongols in China 112 (24)
Chingiz Khan's successors 112 (6)
The reign of Qubilai 118 (5)
The Mongols and Buddhism 123 (3)
Mongol rule in China 126 (6)
The decline of Yuan power 132 (4)
Expansion to the West: the Mongols in Russia 136 (39)
and Persia
The invasion of Russia and eastern Europe 136 (5)
The Golden Horde 141 (4)
The Mongols and the Middle East 145 (2)
Hulegu's expedition 147 (11)
The Ilkhans of Persia 158 (9)
Ghazan and reform 167 (3)
The last Ilkhans 170 (5)
The Mongols and Europe 175 (24)
Europe and Asia 175 (4)
The first direct contacts 179 (4)
The Ilkhans and Western Christendom 183 (4)
Eastern images of Europe 187 (8)
The Mongol legacy 195 (4)
What Became of the Mongols? 199 (8)
References 207 (12)
Chronology of Events 219 (7)
Dynastic Tables
The Great Khans 222 (1)
Yuan emperors of China 223 (1)
Khans of the Golden Horde 224 (1)
Ilkhans of Persia 225 (1)
Index 226