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Author Jackson, Peter, 1948 January 27- author.

Title The Mongols & the Islamic world : from conquest to conversion / Peter Jackson.

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017]


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Description xxi, 614 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Summary "An epic historical consideration of the Mongol conquest of Western Asia and the spread of Islam during the years of non-Muslim rule. The Mongol conquest of the Islamic world began in the early thirteenth century when Genghis Khan and his warriors overran Central Asia and devastated much of Iran. Distinguished historian Peter Jackson offers a fresh and fascinating consideration of the years of infidel Mongol rule in Western Asia, drawing from an impressive array of primary sources as well as modern studies to demonstrate how Islam not only survived the savagery of the conquest, but spread throughout the empire. This unmatched study goes beyond the well-documented Mongol campaigns of massacre and devastation to explore different aspects of an immense imperial event that encompassed what is now Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and Afghanistan, as well as Central Asia and parts of eastern Europe. It examines in depth the cultural consequences for the incorporated Islamic lands, the Muslim experience of Mongol sovereignty, and the conquerors' eventual conversion to Islam"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 554-586) and index.
Contents Medieval Authors on the Mongols -- The Islamic World and Inner Asian Peoples down to the Mongol Invasion -- The Mongol Westward Advance (1218-53) -- Apportioning and Governing an Empire (c. 1221-c. 1260) -- Hleg's Campaigns and Imperial Fragmentation (1254-62) -- Devastation, Depopulation and Revival in the Age of Conquest -- The Era of Inter-Mongol Warfare -- Pax Mongolica and a Transcontinental Traffic -- Mediated Sovereignty : The Client Muslim Kingdoms -- Unbelieving Monarchs and their Servants -- The Rule of the Infidel -- The Onset of Islamization: (a) Common Themes -- The Onset of Islamization: (b) Royal Converts and Muslim Resurgence -- Epilogue.
Subject Genghis Khan, 1162-1227 -- Influence.
Genghis Khan, 1162-1227. (OCoLC)fst00087611
Mongols -- Middle East -- History.
Mongols -- Asia, Central -- History.
Mongols -- Europe, Eastern -- History.
Imperialism -- Social aspects -- Middle East -- History.
Islam -- Middle East -- History.
Islam -- Asia -- History.
Middle East -- Church history.
Conversion -- Social aspects -- Middle East -- History.
Conversion -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00877239
Imperialism -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00968140
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) (OCoLC)fst00972484
Islam. (OCoLC)fst00979776
Mongols. (OCoLC)fst01025421
Asia. (OCoLC)fst01240495
Asia, Central. (OCoLC)fst01240497
Europe, Eastern. (OCoLC)fst01245079
Middle East. (OCoLC)fst01241586
Genre/Form Church history. (OCoLC)fst01411629
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Title Mongols and the Islamic world
ISBN 9780300125337 cloth ; alkaline paper
030012533X cloth ; alkaline paper

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