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Lane, George (2013) 'Whose secret Intent?' In: Rossabi, Morris, (ed.), Eurasian Influences On Yuan China: Cross-Cultural Transmissions in the 13th and 14th Centuries. Singapore: University of Singapore Press, pp. 1-40. (Nalanda-Sriwijaya series)

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Hulegu Khan's arrival in Iran circa 1254 has often been depicted in a negative light. This article seeks to show how Hulegu Khan's advent was welcomed by the Iranian elite who saw the Ilkhanate as an escape from Arab domination and their hitherto pariah, peripheral status in relation to the Chinggisid Empire. Inclusion in the Chinggisid Empire allowed Iran access to global markets and facilitated their influence with other parts of the empire

Item Type: Book Chapters
SOAS Departments & Centres: Legacy Departments > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of History
ISBN: 9789814459723
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2012 08:46

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