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This book traces the origins, history, and memory of the Jalayirid dynasty, a family that succeeded the Mongol Ilkhans in Iran and Iraq in the 14th and early 15th centuries. The story of how the Jalayirids came to power is illustrative of the political dynamics that shaped much of the Mongol and post-Mongol period in the Middle East. The Jalayirid sultans sought to preserve the social and political order of the Ilkhanate, while claiming that they were the rightful heirs to the rulership of that order. Central to the Jalayirids' claims to the legacy of the Ilkhanate was their attempt to control the Ilkhanid heartland of Azarbayjan and its major city, Tabriz. Control of Azarbayjan meant control of a network of long-distance trade between China and the Latin West, which continued to be a source of economic prosperity through the 8th/14th century.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. p. v
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  1. Illustrations
  2. p. vi
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Abbreviations for Primary and Secondary Source Texts
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. 1 Introduction and Sources for the History of the Jalayirids
  2. pp. 1-28
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  1. 2 Tribes and the Chinggisid Empire
  2. pp. 29-47
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  1. 3 The Jalayirs and the Early Ilkhanate
  2. pp. 48-62
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  1. 4 From Tribal Amirs to Royal In-­laws
  2. pp. 63-73
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  1. 5 Crisis and Transition (1335–56)
  2. pp. 74-100
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  1. 6 Shaykh Uvays and the Jalayirid Dynasty
  2. pp. 101-128
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  1. 7 Dynastic Ideology during the Reign of Shaykh Uvays
  2. pp. 129-146
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  1. 8 Challenges to the Jalayirid Order
  2. pp. 147-184
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  1. 9 Conclusions and the Legacy of the Jalayirids
  2. pp. 185-201
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  1. Maps and Genealogical Chart
  2. pp. 202-208
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 209-223
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 224-228
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781474402262
Related ISBN
9781474402255
MARC Record
OCLC
1103676761
Pages
256
Launched on MUSE
2019-08-02
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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