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History of the Mongols, Based on Eastern and Western Accounts of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries

Spuler, Bertold

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ISBN 10: 0520019601 / ISBN 13: 9780520019607
Published by University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 1972
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: As New. x (iv), 221 pp, list of 3 maps, introduction, sources and editions, literature references, I. The Founding of the Empire: Chinggiz Khan and His Immediate Successors; II. The Mongols in the Eyes of the europeans (Reports of Envoys); III. The Ilkhan Dynasty in Persia (1256-1335/54): A. The Development up to the Conversion of the Dynasty to Islam, B. Letters of the Ilkhan to King Philop IV of France (Called 'The Fair'; 1285-1314, C. The Legislative Work of Ghzaan Khan (1295-1304; IV. The Mongol Khans in China: A. From an Oriental Source, B. Through European Eyes; V. The Empire of the Golden Horde in What is Today Russia: A. External Relations (Envoys from Egypt), B. The Life of the Tatars in the Golden Horde, C. Account of Journey to Constantinople with a Tatar Princess, D. The Khan of Transoxiana; chronology, index. Translated from the German by Helga and Stuart Drummond: First American Edition, 1972. "The documents collected here provide a throough description of the founding of the Mongol empire and i particular offer an account of the Mongols as seen through European eyes. The Extracts deal with the exploits of Chinggiz Khan and his immediate successors, with the Ilkhan Dynasty in Persia, the Mongol Khans in China, and the empire of the Golden Horde. The documents in the book are preceded by an Introduction which gives an account of the Mongol advance from the East, thus providing an historical background against which the texts can be more fully appreciated." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Prinstine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Navy-blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 004060

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Title: History of the Mongols, Based on Eastern and...

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First American Edition

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