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作者 Robinson, David M., 1965- author
書名 In the shadow of the Mongol Empire : Ming China and Eurasia / David M. Robinson
出版項 Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2020
國際標準書號 9781108482448 (hbk.)
9781108729338
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 近史所郭廷以圖書館  950.2 R659    到期 03-04-22    30550100668837
 傅斯年圖書館    處理中  
說明 xiii, 372 pages : maps ; 24 cm
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附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Eurasia in Empire's wake -- Daidu's fall -- Changing fortunes -- Black city -- Telling stories and selling rulership -- Precarious tale -- Letters to the Great Khan -- South of the clouds -- Chinggisid fold -- Eastern neighbors
"During the thirteenth century, the Mongols created the greatest empire in human history. Genghis Khan and his successors brought death and destruction to Eurasia. They obliterated infrastructure, devastated cities, and exterminated peoples. They also created courts in China, Persia, and southern Russia, famed throughout the world as centers of wealth, learning, power, religion, and lavish spectacle. The great Mongol houses established standards by which future rulers in Eurasia would measure themselves for centuries. In this ambitious study, David M. Robinson traces how in the late fourteenth century the newly established Ming dynasty (1368-1644) in China crafted a narrative of the fallen Mongol empire. To shape the perceptions and actions of audiences at home and abroad, the Ming court tailored its narrative of the Mongols to prove that it was the rightful successor to the Mongol empire. This is a story of how politicians exploit historical memory for their own gain"-- Provided by publisher
主題 Mongols -- History -- To 1500
Mongols -- China -- Historiography
Mongols -- Eurasia -- Historiography
Historiography -- China
China -- History -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
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