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Muslims and mongols essays on medieval Asia by J. J. Saunders

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Published by Whitcoulls for the University of Canterbury in Christchurch .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Asia,
  • Islamic Empire

Subjects:

  • Mongols -- History.,
  • Asia -- History.,
  • Islamic Empire -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby J. J. Saunders ; edited by G. W. Rice.
SeriesUniversity of Canterbury publication ; no. 24, University of Canterbury publications ;, no. 24.
ContributionsRice, Geoffrey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS33.5 .S28
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4291384M
ISBN 10090039224X
LC Control Number78318865

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Book Description. The period from about to in the Middle East was marked by continued interaction between the local Muslim rulers and two groups of non-Muslim invaders: the Frankish crusaders from Western Europe and the Mongols from northeastern Asia. What has happened to the Dār al-Islām [the Islamic world] since Chinggis Khan and his bellicose Mongols set foot in the vast Muslim territories east of Syria and the Byzantine Greek oecumene in the thirteenth century (1)? Peter Jackson opens his voluminous book with this question. In The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion, Jackson utilizes a wide array of literary. Muslims, Mongols And Crusaders Gerald R. Hawting The period from about to in the Middle East was marked by continued interaction between the local Muslim rulers and two groups of non-Muslim invaders: the Frankish crusaders from Western Europe and the Mongols from northeastern Asia. The period from about to in the Middle East was marked by continued interaction between the local Muslim rulers and two groups of non-Muslim invaders: the Frankish crusaders from Western Europe and the Mongols from northeastern Asia. In deflecting the threat those invaders presented, a major role was played by the Mamluk state which arose in Egypt and Syria in

This book sets out to explore two questions. First, it investigates the impact on the Islamic world (Dār al-Islām) of the campaigns of conquest by the armies of Temüjin, better known as Chinggis Khan (d. ), and his first three successors, under whom the empire of the Mongols (or Tatars, as they were often termed) came to embrace all the Muslim territories east of Syria and the Byzantine.   And his deeply impressive new book, The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion, continues that reclamation process, following the forces of Genghis Khan as they enter and overrun Central Asia in the early 13th century, quickly conquering virtually all Muslim territories east of Syria. Present-day Iraq, Iran, Turkey.   [12] Quoted in David Nicolle, The Mongol Warlords, (Firebird Books, ), [13] Marie Favereau, “Introduction: The Islamisation of the Steppe,” Revue des Mondes Musulmans et de la Méditerranée, Issue (Oct ). [14] Peter Jackson, The Mongols and the Islamic World, (Yale University Press, ), [15] Ibid.   Saying that Muslims stopped the Mongols is not quite true. The only one who stopped the Mongols were Memluks. Memluk Sultanate was a Turkic State founded by mostly Turks and some other nations. I didn’t say all the nations because there were lots.

  The Islamic empire and the Mongol empire emerged as a result of prolonged and bloody military campaigns in many countries extending over a number of different regions.   Muslims, Mongols and Crusaders book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The period from about to in the Middle East was m /5(2).   Muslims and the Making of America by Amir Hussain is another book about Muslims in America, but from a surprisingly different perspective. Hussain highlights the aspects of American popular culture where Muslims have made an indelible mark: music, politics, architecture and sports. It's a short read but highly informative.   Peter Jackson is emeritus professor of medieval history at Keele University and has written on the Crusades, the eastern Islamic world, and the Mongols. His previous books include The Mongols and the West, – He lives in Staffordshire, UK. Featured Image: “The mighty Chingghis Khan” by Chelsea Marie Hicks, licensed for use on Flickr.