The Yuan Dynasty

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Allsen, Thomas T.  Commodity and exchange in the Mongol empire:  a cultural history of Islamic textiles.  Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Allsen, Thomas T.  Conquest and Culture in Mongol Eurasia.  Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

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Barfield, Thomas J.  The perilous frontier:  nomadic empires and China.  Studies in Social Discontinuity. Malden: Blackwell, 1992.

Barnes, Linda L.  Needles, Herbs, Gods, and Ghosts:  China, Healing, and the West To 1848.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005.

Bell-Fialkoff, Andrew.  The role of migration in the history of the Eurasian Steppe:  Sedentary civilization vs. 'barbarian' and nomad.  New York: Palgrave, 2000.

Belliveau, Denis.  In the footsteps of Marco Polo:  A Companion to the Public Television Film.  Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008.

Bernhardt, Kathryn.  Women and Property in China, 960-1949.  Law, Society, and Culture in China Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1999.

Biran, Michal.  The Empire of the Qara Khitai in Eurasian History:  Between China and the Islamic World.  Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Brook, Timothy.  The troubled empire:  China in the Yuan and Ming dynasties.  Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.

Brooman, Josh.  Imperial China:  From the First Emperor to Kublai Khan.  White Plains, NY: Longman Publishing Group, 1991.

Brown, Robin.  Marco Polo:  The Incredible Journey.  (forwd. Catto, Jeremy). Stroud, England: 1991; Wolfeboro Falls, NH: Sutton Publishing, 2005.

Buell, Paul D.  Tribe, qan and ulus in early Mongol China:  some prolegomena to Yuan history.  Thesis (Ph. D.) -- University of Washington. Seattle, WA: University of Washington, 1977.

Buell, Paul; Anderson, Eugene N.  A soup for the Qan:  Chinese dietary medicine of the Mongol era as seen in Hu Szu-Hui's Yin-shan cheng-yao: introduction, translation, commentary and Chinese text.  The Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series. London: Kegan Paul International Limited, 2000.

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Ch'en, Paul H.  Chinese Legal Tradition Under the Mongols:  The Code of 1291 As Reconstructed.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1979.

Chan, Hok-lam.  China and the Mongols:  History and legend under the Yuan and Ming.  Variorum Collected Studies, No. CS647. Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Company; 1999.

Chang, Chun-shu; Chang, Shelley Hsueh-lun.  Crisis and transformation in seventeenth-century China:  society, culture, and modernity in Li Yu's world.  Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1992.

Chen, Yuan.  Western and central Asians in China under the Mongols:  their transformation into Chinese = [Yuan hsi yu jen Hua hua kao.  Monumenta Serica Monograph Series, 15. Pbk. ed. Nettetal: Steyler Verlag, 1989.

China under Mongol Rule.  (ed. Langlois, J. D., Jr.). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1981.

Chinese national treasures of painting and calligraphy from the Jin, Tang, Song and Yuan dynasties.  English Introduction and Notes. Catalog of an exhibition held at Shanghai Museum Dec. 2002-Jan. 2003. Shanghai: Shanghai Shuhua Chubanshe, 2002.

Chinese Women in the Imperial Past:  New Perspectives.  (ed. Zurndorfer, Harriet T.). Sinica Leidensia Series, 44. Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 1999.

Chou, Diana Yeongchau.  A Study and Translation from the Chinese of Tang Hou's Huajian (Examination of Painting):  Cultivating Taste in Yuan China, 1279-1368.  Lewiston, New York; Ceredigion, UK: Edwin Mellen Press, 2005.

Chou, Yeongchau.  Reexamination of Tang Hou and his Huajian.  Thesis (Ph. D.) -- Univeristy of Kansas, 2001. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International, 2001.

Chua, Amy.  Day of Empire:  How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance--and Why They Fall.  Harpswell, Maine: Anchor, 2009.

Coblin, W. South.  A Handbook of 'Phags-Pa Chinese.  Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2006.

Craughwell, Thomas J.  The rise and fall of the second largest empire in history:  how Genghis Khan's Mongols almost conquered the world.  Beverly, MA.: Fair Winds Press, 2010.

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D'Orleans, Pierre J.  History of the Two Tartar Conquerors of China.  New York: Burt Franklin Publisher, 1963.

Dardess, John W.  Conquerors and Confucians:  Aspects of Political Change in Late Yuan China.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1973.

Ditmanson, Peter Brian.  Contesting authority:  Intellectual lineages and the Chinese imperial court from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries.  Thesis (Ph. D.) -- Harvard University, 1999. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International, 2000.

Dunnell, Ruth W.  Chinggis Khan:  world conqueror.  Boston: Longman, 2010.

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Economic structure of the Yuan dynasty.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1956.

Endicott-West, Elizabeth.  Mongolian Rule in China:  Local Administration in the Yuan Dynasty.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1989.

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Farquhar, David M..  The government of China under Mongolian rule:  a reference guide.  Munchener ostasiatische Studien; Bd. 53. Stuttgart: Steiner, 1990.

Franke, Herbert.  Krieg und Krieger im chinesischen Mittelalter (12. bis 14. Jahrhundert):  drei Studien.  English and German. Stuttgart: Steiner, 2003.

Franke, Herbert.  China under Mongol rule.  Collected Studies Series; CS429. Aldershot, Hampshire, Great Britain; Brookfield, Vt., USA: Variorum, 1994.

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Gernet, Jacques.  Daily Life in China, on the Eve of the Mongol Invasion, 1250-1276.  Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1970.

Gerritsen, Anne.  Ji'an Literati and the local in Song-Yuan-Ming China.  Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2007.

Gulik, Robert Hans van.  Sexual life in ancient China:  a preliminary survey of Chinese sex and society from ca. 1500 B.C. till 1644 A.D.  Sinica Leidensia, Vol. 57. Originally published 1961. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2003.

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Hansen, Valerie.  Negotiating Daily Life in Traditional China:  How Ordinary People Used Contracts, 600-1400.  Princeton, NJ: Yale University Press, 1995.

Haw, Stephen.  Marco Polo in China:  A Venetian in the Realm of Khubilal Khan.  London, New York: RoutledgeCurzon, 2005.

Herman, John E..  Amid the clouds and mist:  China's colonization of Guizhou.  LinkHarvard East Asian monographs ; 293. Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2007.

Hong Kong Art Museum.  Archaeological finds from the Five Dynasties to the Qing periods in Guangdong.  Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1989.

Hsiao, Ch'I-Ch'Ing.  The military establishment of the Yuan dynasty.  Harvard East Asian Monographs; 77. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1978.

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Idema, Wilt L..  Judge Bao and the Rule of Law:  Eight Ballad-stories from the Period 1250-1450.  Toh Tuck Link, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Group, 2009.

In the service of the Khan:  eminent personalities of the early Mongol-Yuan period (1200-1300).  Asiatische Forschungen; Bd. 121. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1993.

An index of early Chinese painters and painting:  T'ang, Sung and Yuan.  (ed. Cahill, James). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1980.

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Jay, Jennifer W.  A change in dynasties:  loyalty in thirteenth-century China.  Studies on East Asia; Vol. 18. Bellingham, WA: Western Washington University, 1991.

Journal of Sung-Yuan studies.  No. 22 (1990-1992). Albany, NY: Dept. of East Asian Studies, State University of New York at Albany, 1992

A Journey into China's Antiquity:  Yuan Dynasty - Qing Dynasty.  (ed. Weichao, Yu). Yuan Dynasty - Qing Dynasty Series, Vol. 4. Beijing: Morning Glory Press, 1997.

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Kahn, Paul.  The Secret History of the Mongols:  The Origin of Chingis Khan.  Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company, 1998.

Kinship organization in late imperial China, 1000-1940.  (eds. Watson, James L.; Ebrey, Patricia Buckley). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1986.

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Lane, George.  Genghis Khan and Mongol rule.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004.

Lew, William W.,  The fisherman in Yuan painting and literature as reflected in Wu Chen's Yu-Fu T'U in the Shanghai Museum.  Thesis (Ph.D.) -- Ohio University. Ohio: Ohio University, 1976.

Lococo, Paul.  Genghis Khan:  history's greatest empire builder  Dulles, Virginia: Potomac Books, 2008.

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The Mongol conquests:  time frame AD 1200-1300.  Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1989.

Mongols, Turks, and Others:  Eurasian Nomads and the Sedentary World.  (eds. Amitai, Reuven; Biran, Michal). Leiden; Boston; Bedfordshire: Brill, 2005.

Mote, Frederick W.  Imperial China, 900-1800.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.

Mowry, Robert D.; Cuno, James; Farrell, Eugene; Rousmaniere, Nicole C.  Hare's Fur, Tortoiseshell and Partridge Feathers:  Chinese Brown- and Black-Glazed Ceramics, 400-1400.  Cambridge: Harvard University Art Museums, 1997.

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Peers, Chris J.  Medieval Chinese Armies, 1260-1520.  Men-at-Arms Series, Vol. 251. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, Limited, 1992.

Petech, Luciano.  Central Tibet and the Mongols:  the Yuan Sa-Skya period of Tibetan history.  Serie orientale Roma; vol. 65. Rome: Instituto italiano per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente, 1990.

Polo, Marco.  The Travels of Marco Polo.  New York: Everyman's Library 2008.

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Radtke, Kurt W.  Poetry of the Yuan Dynasty.  Faculty of Asian Studies Monographs, New Series, Vol. 5. Canberra: Australian National University, Faculty of Asian Studies, 1997.

Rossabi, Morris.  The Jurchens in the Yuan and Ming.  Ithaca, NY: Cornell University East Asia Program, 1982.

Rossabi, Morris.  China among equals:  the Middle Kingdom and its neighbors, 10th-14th centuries.  Berkely: University of California Press, 1983.

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Saunders, J. J.  The History of the Mongol Conquests.  New York: Routledge, 1971.

The secret history of the Mongols:  a Mongolian epic chronicle of the thirteenth century.  (ed. trans. Rachewiltz, Igor de). Brill's Inner Asian Library, Vol. 7. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2004. 2004.

Selected readings in Yuan history:  selections.  Research Manual Series. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University, 1984.

Siraen, Osvald.  Chinese Sculpture from the Fifth to the Fourteenth Century:  Over 900 Specimens in Stone, Bronze, Lacquer and Wood, Principally from Northern China.  Chicago: Art Media Resources, 1998.

So, Billy K. L.  Prosperity, region, and institutions in maritime China:  The South Fukien pattern, 946-1368.  Harvard East Asian Monographs; 195. Cambridge: Harvard University Asia Center: Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2000.

The Song-Yuan-Ming transition in Chinese history.  (eds. Smith, Paul J.; Von Glahn, Richard). Harvard East Asian Monographs, No. 221. Includes papers presented at Lake Arrowhead conference, held June 5-11, 1997. Cambridge: Harvard University Asia Center: Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2003.

Spence, Jonathan D.  The memory palace of Matteo Ricci.  New York, NY: Viking Penguin, 1984.

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Von Glahn, Richard.  Fountain of fortune:  money and monetary policy in China, eleventh to seventeenth centuries. 1000-1700  Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1996.

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Watson, William.  Arts of China, 900-1700.  Yale University Press Pelican History of Art Series. Vol 2 (of 3). New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000.

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