Along the Silk Roads in Mongol Eurasia (Paperback)
Generals, Merchants, and Intellectuals
University of California Press, 9780520298750, 360pp.
Publication Date: July 28, 2020
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Read together or separately, they offer the perfect starting point for any discussion of the Mongol Empire’s impact on China, the Muslim world, and the West and illustrate the scale, diversity, and creativity of the cross-cultural exchange along the continental and maritime Silk Roads.
Features and Benefits:
- Synthesizes historical information from Chinese, Arabic, Persian, and Latin sources that are otherwise inaccessible to English-speaking audiences.
- Presents in an accessible manner individual life stories that serve as a springboard for discussing themes such as military expansion, cross-cultural contacts, migration, conversion, gender, diplomacy, transregional commercial networks, and more.
- Each chapter includes a bibliography to assist students and instructors seeking to further explore the individuals and topics discussed.
- Informative maps, images, and tables throughout the volume supplement each biography.
About the Author
Jonathan Brack teaches Middle East Studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
Francesca Fiaschetti teaches Inner and East Asian History at the University of Vienna.