The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

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Yale University Press, 2017 - 614 oldal
The role of elite Mongol women -- The administrative structure of the empire -- Taxation128 -- Mongol law -- The distribution of authority: an overview -- Möngke and centralization -- Jochid power in Western Asia -- Imperial unity -- 5 HÜLEGÜ'S CAMPAIGNS AND IMPERIAL FRAGMENTATION (1253-62) -- Hülegü's campaigns in south- west Asia1 -- The predicaments of Hülegü's opponents -- The question of armaments -- The terms of Hülegü's commission -- The break with the Jochids and the creation of the Ilkhanate -- The reconstitution of the ulus of Chaghadai -- The end of the unitary empire -- 6 DEVASTATION, DEPOPULATION AND REVIVAL IN THE AGE OF CONQUEST -- The verdict of the sources -- The incidence of massacre by Chinggis Khan's armies -- The conduct of war under Ögödei and Güyüg -- General patterns down to 1254 -- Other contributors to the destruction -- The deployment of violence by Hülegü's forces (1255-62) -- The problem of contemporary figures136 -- After the slaughter: secondary depopulation -- Economic malaise and cultural decline -- Efforts at reconstruction -- 7 THE ERA OF INTER-MONGOL WARFARE -- The 'four uluses': construct and reality -- The qaghan and Mongol unity -- The 'Middle Empire' -- Inter-Mongol conflicts and the imperial enterprise -- Jochid ambitions and Ilkhanid territory -- The borderlands between the Central Asian Mongols and the Yuan -- The labile frontiers in eastern Iran -- Transoxiana, Turkestan and Khwārazm -- The impact of internecine conflict -- Nomadic khans, their military and their sedentary subjects -- 8 PAX MONGOLICA AND A TRANSCONTINENTAL TRAFFIC -- The Pax: image, reality and the Silk Roads -- Trade in Mongol Asia: commodities -- The routes -- Mongol khans and the patronage of commercial activity -- Overland trade and travel in the era of the successor-states: obstacles and risks -- Seaborne trade during the Mongol epoch
 

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INTRODUCTION
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1 MEDIEVAL AUTHORS ON THE MONGOLS
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2 THE ISLAMIC WORLD AND INNER ASIAN PEOPLES DOWN TO THE MONGOL INVASION
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3 THE MONGOL WESTWARD ADVANCE 121953
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4 APPORTIONING AND GOVERNING AN EMPIRE C 1221C 1260
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5 HÜLEGÜS CAMPAIGNS AND IMPERIAL FRAGMENTATION 125362
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6 DEVASTATION DEPOPULATION AND REVIVAL IN THE AGE OF CONQUEST
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7 THE ERA OF INTERMONGOL WARFARE
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11 THE RULE OF THE INFIDEL
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12 THE ONSET OF ISLAMIZATION
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13 THE ONSET OF ISLAMIZATION
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EPILOGUE
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CONCLUSION
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APPENDIX 1 Glossary of Technical Terms
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APPENDIX 2 Genealogical Tables and Lists of Rulers
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NOTES
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8 PAX MONGOLICA AND A TRANSCONTINENTAL TRAFFIC
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9 MEDIATED SOVEREIGNTY
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10 UNBELIEVING MONARCHS AND THEIR SERVANTS
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Peter Jackson is emeritus professor of medieval history at Keele University and has written on the Crusades, the eastern Islamic world, and the Mongols. His previous books include The Mongols and the West, 1221-1410. He lives in Staffordshire, UK.

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