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Covering the rise and fall of the Mongol Empire, this essential reference presents the figures, places, and events that led this once-beleaguered region to rise up to become the largest contiguous empire in history.
• Introduces key figures, including women and lesser known members of the military and government
• Contains a broad selection of annotated primary documents to foster student research
• Provides an overview of the sovereignty and its institutional structures
• Summarizes many of the battles fought by the Mongol Empire