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The Mongols : A History - Jeremiah Curtin

The Mongols

A History

By: Jeremiah Curtin, Theodore Roosevelt (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 20th March 2003
ISBN: 9780306812439
Number Of Pages: 456

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"The Mongols" were the superpower of their day, erupting out of Central Asia in 1206 to conquer an empire stretching from Poland to Korea. Their arrival in the Middle East upset the very tenuous balance between Christendom and Islam, sparking a long-simmering rivalry that has, as we all know, lasted to this day.An absorbing, detailed narrative on the clans, feuds, battles, and conquests of the Mongol era, covering every aspect of Mongol intrigue, logistics, and tactics.

Forewordp. ix
Classification, Myth and Realityp. 1
Temudjin Begins His Mighty Careerp. 16
Wang Khan of the Keraitsp. 37
Temudjin Takes the Title of Jinghis and Rewards His Empire Buildersp. 62
Jinghis Khan's Triumphant Advance beyond the Great Wall of Chinap. 79
Destruction of the Kwaresmian Empirep. 93
Flight and Death of Mohammedp. 113
Death and Burial of the Conquerorp. 131
Persia at the Time of Jinghis Khan's Deathp. 145
Condition of Persia in 1254, When Hulagu Came to Conquer and to Slaughterp. 172
The Assassin Commonwealth and Its Destruction by the Mongolsp. 197
Hulagu Destroys the Assassin Commonwealthp. 222
Destruction of the Kalifatp. 247
Victory of Kutuz, Sultan of Egyptp. 267
Destruction of the Kin Empirep. 295
Expedition against China and Death of Ogotaip. 310
Kubilai Khan Destroys the Sung Dynastyp. 336
Kubilai's Activity in China and War with Kaidup. 361
Expulsion of the Mongols from Chinap. 384
Indexp. 413
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ISBN: 9780306812439
ISBN-10: 0306812436
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 456
Published: 20th March 2003
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.34 x 14.17  x 2.95
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1