Historical Dictionary of the Mongol World Empire

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Scarecrow Press, Jan 1, 2003 - History - 335 pages
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 Temujin 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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Contents

Mongolia before Empire To 1206
1
Mongol Empire 12061260
17
Qanate China 12601368
53
Golden Horde 12351502
71
Chagatay Qanate and Qaydu 12601338
79
Ilqanate 12601356
89
THE DICTIONARY
101
Mongolian Scripts
293
Glossary of Mongolian Words
297
Bibliography
313
About the Author
335
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Paul D. Buell is Owner/Manager, Alpha-Omega Research and Translation, Seattle, and Lecturer, Department of Independent Learning, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington.

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