The Mongols and Global History

Morris Rossabi


The Mongols and Global History

The Mongols and Global History

  • Title: The Mongols and Global History
  • Author: Morris Rossabi
  • ISBN: 9780393927115
  • Page: 156
  • Format: Paperback



The volume opens with a brief original essay by Morris Rossabi, one of the world s foremost scholars on the Mongols Rossabi s essay gives a historical and interpretive overview of the Mongols and charts their invasions and subsequent rule over the largest contiguous land empire in world history Following is a rich collection of primary sources translated into English froThe volume opens with a brief original essay by Morris Rossabi, one of the world s foremost scholars on the Mongols Rossabi s essay gives a historical and interpretive overview of the Mongols and charts their invasions and subsequent rule over the largest contiguous land empire in world history Following is a rich collection of primary sources translated into English from Armenian, Arabic, Chinese, Franco Italian, Italian, Korean, Latin, Persian, Russian, Syriac, and Tibetan that will give students a clear sense of the extraordinary geographic and linguistic range of the Mongol Empire as well as insight into the empire s rise, how it governed, and how it fell Each primary source includes a headnote and study questions The volume ends with a list of further readings.About the series The Norton Casebooks in History provide students with everything they need for in depth study of select topics in major periods studied in American and world history Each volume consists of an introductory essay by the editor on the topic, primary sources, and recent essays by historians that explore different interpretations Each volume combines the most authoritative text available with contextual and critical materials that bring the topic to life for students.


Recent Comments "The Mongols and Global History"

I was asked to read it for one of my studies at school. It was an interesting book for me, because it looked as the Mongols from so many different angles. Even though I was often confused by different spellings for the same name, but I still enjoyed reading this book.

This is a fantastic resource. It is quite difficult to find reliable primary sources about the Mongols, but this documents reader has a large variety. Rossabi precedes each new writer with a very brief biography outlining their life, social position, and the purpose of their writing. After each excerpt he has also included some discussion questions that are very helpful in grasping what each source is about, and focusing your understanding of them. The book is divided according to topics rather [...]

Great resource for anyone studying the mongols for a school or university project. Encompasses many passages from primary resources, introduces them brilliantly and provides questions that enhance understanding.


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