Culture and Conquest in Mongol Eurasia
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Culture and Conquest in Mongol Eurasia by Thomas T. Allsen
Book DescriptionIn the thirteenth century, the Mongols created a vast transcontinental empire that functioned as a cultural 'clearing house' for the Old World. Under Mongol auspices various commodities, ideologies and technologies were disseminated across Eurasia. The focus of this path-breaking study is the extensive exchanges between Iran and China. The Mongol rulers of these two ancient civilizations 'shared' the cultural resources of their realms with one another. The result was a lively traffic in specialist personnel and scholarly literature between East and West. These exchanges ranged from cartography to printing, from agriculture to astronomy. The book concludes by asking why the Mongols made such heavy use of sedentary scholars and specialists in the elaboration of their court culture and why they initiated so many exchanges across Eurasia. This is a work of great erudition which crosses new scholarly boundaries in its analysis of communication and culture in the Mongol empire.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521803359
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 20-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Thomas T. Allsen
Culture and Conquest in Mongol Eurasia, Paperback (March 2004)
Breaks new scholarly boundaries in the exploration of cultural and scientific exchanges across Mongol Eurasia.
Commodity and Exchange in the Mongol Empire, Paperback (May 2002)» View all books by Thomas T. Allsen
In a fascinating account, the author considers the significance of cloth and colour in the political and cultural life of the Mongols.
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Author Biography - Thomas T. Allsen
Thomas T. Allsen is Professor in the Department of History, The College of New Jersey, Ewing. His publications include Commodity and Exchange in the Mongol Empire: A Cultural History of Islamic Textiles (1997).
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