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    DescriptionThe grandson of bloodthirsty Mongol leader Genghis Khan, Khubilai Khan was groomed for authority from childhood and garnered the position of Great Khan, establishing his reign as one of the most legendary figures in Chinese history. This book explores Khans control over Mongolia, his attempts to invade Japan, his imperialistic foreign policy, his relationship with Marco Polo during Polos extraordinary journey to Xanadu, and his overall impact on world history. The book will be released in time for Xanadu to DaduThe World of Khubilai Khan, a stunning exhibit of artwork that will be featured at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from September 2010 until January 2011.


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    Title
    A Brief History of Khubilai Khan
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jonathan Clement
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 133 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 236 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780762439874
    ISBN 10: 0762439874
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLC
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3F
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDM
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/MEDIVL
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Abridged Dewey: 921
    BISAC V2.8: HIS008000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CHINES
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 68
    B&T Approval Code: A23306400
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037010
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A15406030
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    DC22: 950.22
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC region code: 2.5.1.0.0.0.0
    LC classification: DS752.6.K83 C55 2010
    Thema V1.0: DNBH, NHF, NHDJ
    Illustrations note
    maps
    Publisher
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    PERSEUS BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Reading, MA
    Author Information
    Jonathan Clements is a leading historian of Japan and China. He lives in Finland and Tokyo.