Historical Dictionary of the Mongol World Empire
This Dictionary, the first work of its kind written in English, 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. Divided into three parts, the first section is comprised of six introductory essays devoted to the: o Mongolia from the birth of TemYjin to the establishment of a Mongol Empire in 1206 o The Mongol Empire, 1206-1260 o The successor qanate of China o Mongol Iran o Ca'adai qanate of Turkistan o Golden Horde The second section contains 865 entries with more than 600 topics including: o Persons o Institutions o Terminology o Battles o Aspects of material culture o Geographical features of importance The third section is comprised of a detailed bibliographical essay and three appendices.
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Essay 1 Mongolia before Empire To 1206
Essay 2 Mongol Empire 12061260
Essay 3 Qanate China 12601368
Essay 4 Golden Horde 12351502
Essay 5 Chagatay Qanate and Qaydu 12601338
Essay 6 Ilqanate 12601356
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