The Rise and Rule of Tamerlane

Forsideomslag
Cambridge University Press, 25/03/1999 - 231 sider
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This is the first serious study of Tamerlane, the great nomad conqueror who rose to power in 1370 on the ruins of the Mongol Empire and led his armies on campaigns of unprecedented scope, ranging from Moscow to Delhi. As the last nomad ruler to unite the steppe regions of Eurasia, Tamerlane marks the transition from the era of nomad conquest and rule to the modern ascendency of the settled world.
  

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Brugeranmeldelse  - AndreasJ - LibraryThing

You can't really call this a biography; Forbes Manz makes no attempt to portray Tamerlane (or Temür, as she prefers to write) the man beyond a few remarks about his intelligence, military acumen, and ... Læs hele anmeldelsen

Review: The Rise and Rule of Tamerlane (Canto original series)

Brugeranmeldelse  - Ercan - Goodreads

if you are looking for the political history about Chagatays, thats what you looking for. on the other hand Manz's book is not adequate about the cultural(especialy art, literature and architecture) situation of Chagatays. Læs hele anmeldelsen

Indhold

Introduction
1
The Ulus Chaghatay in the mid fourteenth century
21
Temürs rise to power the politics of the Ulus Chaghatay
41
Temürs army of conquest the Ulus Chaghatay
66
Temürs army of conquest outsiders and conquered peoples
90
Structure and function in Temürs administration
107
The struggle for succession
128
Conclusion
148
The powers of the Ulus Chaghatay
154
Appendix B Members of Temürs family
166
The formal administrative structure
167
Notes
176
Bibliography
209
Index
217
Chronology
228
Copyright

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