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Khubilai Khan

His Life and Times

by Morris Rossabi

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Biography: general,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Mongols,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • ASIA,
  • History,
  • History / Asia,
  • Kublai Khan,
  • 1216-1294,
  • Biography,
  • China,
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Kublai Khan,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7709401M
    ISBN 100520067401
    ISBN 109780520067400

    Kublai Khan inherited the second largest land empire in history from his grandfather, Genghis Khan, and which he extended further, creating the biggest empire the world has ever seen; from China to Iraq, from Siberia to Afghanistan. His personal domain covered sixty-percent of 1/5(1). Khan" persuaded many readers that Khubilai was a mythical or legendary figure, he was most assuredly an actor on the historical stage, who not only influenced China and much of Asia but also affected the course of European history.

    Khubilai's emphasis on the colloquial was a boon to novelists, who often portrayed characters of a lower-class origin. The achievements of Khubilai's reign were remarkable. Despite his flaws and the difficulties he faced in the last decade of his reign, Khubilai left his successors a Cited by: 8. Khubilai Khan proclaimed the Yuan dynasty in _____ The most famous travel accounts of the Yuan era, those of the Venetian Marco Polo and _____, who lived and traveled throughout the Mongol Empire, are testament to the powerful impact of the Mongol rule on the ease of travel.

    Chabi (Dates of birth/death unknown) Second Principal Wife of Khubilai Khan. Chabi, Khubilai Khan's second and most influential wife, is portrayed here wearing the elaborate dress and jewelry required of an empress of China, and the unique Mongol headdress known as the boghtagh (worn by many women of the Mongol elite and reputedly in the shape of an inverted boot). Mar 01,  · The book is arranged into twelve chapters, together with an introduction and epilogue. Over half of the book is devoted to explaining the historical context for [End Page ] Khubilai Khan's navy and maritime campaigns. The author does a fine job summarizing the major English-language secondary literature on the Mongols as well as on Chinese.


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Khubilai Khan by Morris Rossabi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nov 19,  · Morris Rossabi's appropriately titled Khubilai Khan: His Life and Times is a well-written and extensively researched biography of the founder of the Yuan dynasty, Khubilai Khan.

The benefit of this text, according to Rossabi, is that unlike others, it relies on a wide variety of sources in both Western and Eastern languages/5(5).

Marco Polo's Silk Road: The Art of the Journey - An Italian at the Court of Kublai Khan (The Art of Wisdom) by Watkins and John Masefield | Sep Khan: Empire of Silver: A Novel of the Khan Empire (Conqueror series Book 4) by Conn Iggulden out of 5 stars Khubilai Khan: His Life and Times, 20th Anniversary Edition, With a New.

A quick overview of Kublai Khan’s career although it is somewhat skimpy over the specifics in how exactly his mother supposedly engineered his acclamation as Khan.

As the focus of the book is Kublai, the many campaigns mounted by the Mongols after he became Khan are covered with just sufficient detail to give an idea of what took place/5.

Kublai Khan, Mongolian general and statesman, who was the grandson and greatest successor of Genghis Khan. As the fifth emperor of the Yuan, or Mongol, dynasty, he completed the conquest of China () started by Genghis Khan in and thus became the first Yuan ruler of the whole of China.

Nov 01,  · About the Book. Living from toKhubilai Khan is one of history’s most renowned figures. Morris Rossabi draws on sources from a variety of East Asian, Middle Eastern, and European languages as he focuses on the life and times of the great Mongol monarch.

Living from to Khubilai Khan is one of history's most renowned figures. Here for the first time is an English-language biography of the man.

Morris Rossabi draws on sources from a variety of East Asian, Middle Eastern, and European languages as he focuses on 4/5(3). Khubilai Khan book.

Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Living from to Khubilai Khan is one of history's most renow /5. Khubilai Khan: His Life And Times, by Morris Rossabi I found this book to be a remarkably evenhanded book and one that gave a fair amount of credit for Khubilai's early success to the people he had around him, whether that included his wife or some good advisers, and as I tend to like books.

Jul 01,  · About the Book. Innear what is now Hong Kong, Mongol ruler Khubilai Khan fulfilled the dream of his grandfather, Genghis Khan, by conquering China. The Grand Khan now ruled the largest empire the world has ever seen—one that stretched from the China Sea to the plains of Hungary.

Feb 22,  · Kublai Khan was the grandson of Genghis Khan, founder and first ruler of the Mongol Empire, which, at the time of Kublai’s birth in Mongolia on.

Jun 10,  · Kublai Khan was the grandson of Genghis Khan and the founder of the Yuan Dynasty in 13th-century China. He was the first Mongol to rule over. May 15,  · Kublai Khan (September 23, –February 18, ) was a Mongol emperor who founded the Yuan Dynasty in China.

He was the most famous grandson of the great conqueror Genghis Khan, expanding his grandfather's empire and ruling the vast freelancerscomic.com was the first non-Han emperor to conquer all of China. kublai khan Download kublai khan or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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Khubilai Khan, who lived from tois known as a. Book Description: Living from toKhubilai Khan is one of history’s most renowned figures. Morris Rossabi draws on sources from a variety of East Asian, Middle Eastern, and European languages as he focuses on the life and times of the great Mongol monarch.

Jul 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Khubilai Khan's Lost Fleet: In Search of book by James P. Delgado. Innear what is now Hong Kong, Mongol ruler Khubilai Khan fulfilled the dream of his grandfather, Genghis Khan, by conquering China.

The Grand Khan now ruled Free shipping over $/5(4). Inthe year Khubilai Khan (–) was born, the Mongols made their first major incursion into North China, initiating a period of innovation in the arts that had its greatest flowering in the Yuan dynasty, founded by Khubilai in and lasting until Get this from a library.

Khubilai Khan: his life and times. [Morris Rossabi] -- Living from to Khubilai Khan is one of history's most renowned figures. Here for the first time is an English-language biography of the man. Morris Rossabi draws on sources from a variety. Khubilai Khan was an important transitional figure in Mongol history, in particular because he sought to rule — and not merely conquer — the vast domains that the Mongols had subjugated.

Among other things, Khubilai Khan: • established an administration to govern China. For example, the opening introduction in The Book of Marvels to "emperors and kings, dukes and marquises" was lifted straight out of an Arthurian romance Rustichello had written several years earlier, and the account of the second meeting between Polo and Kublai Khan at the latter's court is almost the same as that of the arrival of Tristan at Born:Venice, Republic of Venice.

The author suggests too that the leader's mother and his favorite wife played essential roles in his rise to power and his retention of it. Without their guidance, apparently, the Khan descended to drunkenness and debauchery.

In details like these, Khubilai is brought to life in .Mar 27,  · Review: Khubilai Khan's Lost Fleet by James P DelgadoKevin Rushby discovers the real reasons for Khubilai Khan's failure to invade Japan.Get this from a library! A brief history of Khubilai Khan. [Jonathan Clements] -- Relates the life of the Mongol leader and emperor of China who ruled at the time of Marco Polo, and describes how the grandson of Genghis Khan helped change nomadic warriors into rulers of a.