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 ReviewOn all counts Russia and the Golden Horde infuses the subject with fresh insights and interpretations." -HistoryCombining 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 JournalHalperin'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 ReviewIt is a seminal work that will be repeatedly cited in the future... " -The Historian... ingenious and highly articulate... " -Russian Reviewshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 157.48 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 317.51g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0253204453
  • 9780253204455
  • 572,397

Table of contents

PrefaceAcknowledgmentsI The Medieval Ethno-Religious FrontierII Kievan Rus' and the SteppeIII The Mongol Empire and the Golden HordeIV The Mongol Administration of RussiaV The Mongol Role in Russian PoliticsVI The Russian "Theory" of Mongol RuleVII Economic and Demographic ConsequencesVIII The Mongols and the Muscovite AutocracyIX The Mongols and Russian SocietyX Cultural LifeXI ConclusionNotesBibliographyIndexshow more

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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 Reviewshow more

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