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Author Waterson, James, author.

Title Defending heaven [Axis 360 electronic resource] : China's Mongol wars, 1209-1370 / James Waterson; foreword by John Man.

Publication Info. London : Frontline Books, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 236 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : black & white illustrations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-227) and index.
Contents Heaven inverted: China on the eve of the Mongol invasion -- Bystanders to destruction: the Mongol reduction of northern China -- All under heaven: Song's long war begins -- Feeding the beast: Song resistance on the Yangzi and Huai and the end of the Mongol world empire -- Rumors of a war: court politics and the War of Attrition -- A Chinese civil war? The fall of Fancheng and Xiangyang -- Horses on heaven's wide plain: the loss of Hangzhou and the flight of the Song court -- Child emperors and suicides: the end of the Song dynasty -- The phoenix and the dragon: the ghosts of the Song and the fall of the Yuan -- Epilogue: a poisoned wound? China after the expulsion of the Mongols.
Subject Mongols -- China -- History.
China -- History -- Yuan dynasty, 1260-1368.
China -- History -- Jin dynasty, 1115-1234.
China -- History -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644.
China -- History -- Song dynasty, 960-1279.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Man, John, 1941- contributor.
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Waterson, James, author. Defending heaven 9781848326606 (OCoLC)825559933
ISBN 9781783469437 (electronic bk.)
1783469439 (electronic bk.)
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