A History of Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia (vol. 1): Inner Eurasia from Prehistory to the Mongol Empire

Author(s): David Christian

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This is a history of Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia from the time of the first inhabitants of the region up to the break up of the Mongol Empire in 1260AD.

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Contents. Introduction. 1. The Geography and Ecology of Inner Eurasia. 2. First Settlers: The Old Stone Age. 3. Hunters and Gatherers after the Ice Age. 4. The Neolithic Revolution: Seventh to Third Millennia BCE. 5. The Bronze Age: 3,000-1,000 BCE. 6. The 'Scythic' Era: 1,000-200 BCE. 7. Outer Eurasian Invasions and their Aftermath. 8. The Hsiung-Nu Empire. 9. 'Barbarian' Invasions before 500 CE. 10. Turkic Empires of the East. 11. Turkic Empires of Wester Inner Eurasia. 12. Mawara'n-nahr: Islamic Civilization in Central Asia. 13. The Origins of 'Rus'. 14. Before the Mongols: 1000-1220. 15. Chinggis Khan. 16. The Mongol Empire and a New 'World-System'. Conclusion. Bibliography. Chronologies. Index.

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  • : 9780631208143
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Limited
  • : Wiley-Blackwell
  • : December 1998
  • : 244mm X 170mm X 26mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

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  • : David Christian
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 950
  • : 498
  • : illustrations