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The Mongols and the West 9780582368965

The Mongols and the West

1221-1410

ISBN-10: 0582368960
ISBN-13: 9780582368965
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PUBLISHER: Routledge
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The Mongols had a huge impact on medieval Europe and the Islamic world.

This major new study from the leading historian in the field reassesses relations between the Catholic West and the Mongols from the thirteenth to the fifteenth centuries.


  • Huge popular interest due to the success and violence of the Mongol empire and the resonance of the like of Genghis Khan
  • The first major study of the Mongols in two decades: will become the definitive book
  • Major appeal to academics and readers interested in relations between medieval Christian Europe and non-Christian world, the history of the crusades, and in medieval European history in general
  • Assesses the impact of Mongol-Western contact on the West's knowledge of the world down to the voyages of  Columbus and Cabot
  • Unlike previous literature on these contacts, it provides a close study of relations with the Golden Horde in Eastern Europe down to the early 15th century
  • Investigates Western dealings with Temur (Tamerlane), the last 'Mongol' or 'Tartar' conqueror to figure as a potential ally against the Muslims
  • Surveys Western European Commercial operations in the Mongol world

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CATEGORY: History
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