Genghis Khan: The History of the World Conqueror

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Manchester University Press, 1997 - Iran - 763 pages
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This astonishing book, which is unquestionably the best and most authoritative account of one of the most important events in the world's history, namely the sudden rise and expansion of the Mongol power in the thirteenth century, is republished here in an updated edition, with a new introduction and bibliography.
  

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
xiv
TRANSLATORS INTRODUCTION
xxvii
Of Tushi and the accession of Batu in his stead 266
xxxix
NOTE ON TRANSLITERATION
xlviii
BIBLIOGRAPHY
lviii
ABBREVIATIONS
lxiv
PART
3
Of the condition of the Mongols before the time
19
Of Princess OghulGhaimish and her sons
262
As and the Rus
268
Of the horsemen of the Keler and Bashghird
270
OfChaghatai
271
Of the origin of the dynasty of the Sultans of Khorazm May God make bright their example
277
Of the accession of AlaadDin KhorazmShah
315
How the kingdom of the Sultans of Ghur passed into the hands of Sultan Muhammad
327
Of what befell Kharmil after the Sultans return
333

ChingizKhans rise to power and the beginning of
34
Of the sons of ChingizKhan
40
Of the further history of the Uighur
48
Of Kiichlug and ToqToghan
61
Of the conquest of the regions of Almaligh Qayaligh
74
Of the advance of the worldconquering Khan against the countries of the Sultan and the capture of Otrar
81
Xin Of the advance of UlushIdi against Jand and the conquest of that region
86
Of the capture of Fanakat and Khojend and the story of Temur Malik
91
A short account of the conquest of Transoxiana
95
Of the capture of Bokhara
97
XVn Of the rebellion of the Tarabi
109
Of the conquest of Samarqand
115
Of the fate of Khorazm
123
Of the departure of ChingizKhan to Nakhshab and Tirmiz
128
Of ChingizKhans crossing of the river at Tirmiz and the taking of Balkh
130
Of ChingizKhans turning to do battle with the Sultan
133
Of the return of ChingizKhan
138
Of the expedition of Torbei Toqshin in search of Sultan JalaladDin
141
Of the expedition of Yeme and Siibetei in pursuit of Sultan Muhammad
142
A brief account of Tolis conquest of Khorasan
150
Of Merv and the fate thereof
153
Of what befell at Nishapur
169
Of the accession of the WorldEmperor Qaan to the throne of the Khanate and the power of WorldEmpire
178
Of the campaign of the WorldEmperor Qaan against Khitai and the conquest of that country
191
Of the second quriltai
196
Of the deeds and actions of Qaan
201
Of the houses and dwellingplaces of Qaan
236
Of Toregene Khatun
243
Of Fatima Khatun
244
Of the accession of Giiyiik Khan to the throne of the Khanate
248
Of Kozli and his latter end
336
Of the accession of Mazandaran and Kerman
340
Of the conquest of Transoxiana
341
Of the Sultans returning a second time to wage war on the giirkhan
349
Of the conquest of Firuzkuh and Ghaznin
352
Of the Khans of QaraKhitai their rise to power and their destruction
354
Of the remaining events in the life of Sultan Muhammad of happy memory and of the confusion of his affairs
362
Of the causes of the estrangement between Sultan Muhammad and the Commander of the Faithful anNasir liDinAllah AbulAbbas Ahmad
390
Of the destruction of the Sultan of Sultans and the cause thereof
392
Of Sultan JalaladDin
396
Of his adventures in India
411
Of Sultan JalaladDins approach to Baghdad
421
Of JalaladDin and the Georgians and the extirpation of that people
426
Of the Sultans return to Georgia
438
Of the Sultans advance against Akhlat and the capture thereof
443
of
449
Of Yamin Malik and Ighraq and their fate
465
Of Sultan RuknadDin
474
Of ChinTemur and his governorship of Khorasan
482
OfNosal
500
Of the Emir Arghuns proceeding to the great quriltai
514
Of SharafadDin of Khorazm
525
PART THREE
547
Of the accession of the Lord of the Seven Climes
555
Of an instance of the virtuous deeds of His August
602
Of the advance of the WorldKing Hulegu to capture
618
An account of the tenets of the Ismailis or Batinis
641
GENEALOGICAL TABLES
726
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