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HIST 347: The Mongol Empire (HC): Background Information

History 347: The Mongol Empire (Smith) Spring 2013

Manuscript Illumination

                          Hulagu, Mongol ruler of Persia, with His Christian Wife, Doquz Khatun   (circa 1300)  (Wikimedia Commons)

Background Information

The following sources provide overviews of Mongol history in the areas of China, Europe, Persia, and Russia.  They are a quick way to find out the basic facts and recent scholarly interpretations.

When using an article in an encyclopedia or handbook, always check the bibliography for further reading at the end of the article. It will provide a selective list of the books, articles, and, frequently, Web resources considered to be the most up-to-date and reliable.

Subject Guide

Margaret Schaus