Russia and the Golden Horde

Russia and the Golden Horde : The Mongol Impact on Medieval Russian History

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... an imaginative and dispassionate re-examination of the significance of the Mongol Conquest and its aftermath for Russia's historical development." -Slavic Review

On all counts Russia and the Golden Horde infuses the subject with fresh insights and interpretations." -History

Combining rigorous analysis of the major scholarly findings with his own research, Halperin has produced both a much-needed synthesis and an important original work." -Library Journal

Halperin's new book combines sound scholarship and a flair for storytelling that should help publicize this all too unfamiliar tale in the West." -Virginia Quarterly Review

It is a seminal work that will be repeatedly cited in the future... " -The Historian

... ingenious and highly articulate... " -Russian Review
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 157.48 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 317.51g
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0253204453
  • 9780253204455
  • 567,530

Table of contents

Preface
Acknowledgments

I The Medieval Ethno-Religious Frontier
II Kievan Rus' and the Steppe
III The Mongol Empire and the Golden Horde
IV The Mongol Administration of Russia
V The Mongol Role in Russian Politics
VI The Russian "Theory" of Mongol Rule
VII Economic and Demographic Consequences
VIII The Mongols and the Muscovite Autocracy
IX The Mongols and Russian Society
X Cultural Life
XI Conclusion

Notes
Bibliography
Index
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" ... An imaginative and dispassionate re-examination of the significance of the Mongol Conquest and its aftermath for Russia's historical development." oSlavic Review "On all counts Russia and the Golden Horde infuses the subject with fresh insights and interpretations." oHistory "Combining rigorous analysis of the major scholarly findings with his own research, Halperin has produced both a much-needed synthesis and an important original work." oLibrary Journal "Halperin's new book combines sound scholarship and a flair for storytelling that should help publicize this all too unfamiliar tale in the West." oVirginia Quarterly Review "It is a seminal work that will be repeatedly cited in the future ... " oThe Historian " ... Ingenious and highly articulate ... " oRussian Review
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