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Author Waterson, James, author.

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

Publication Info. ©2013.
London : Frontline Books, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 236 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : black & white illustrations
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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.
Added Author Man, John, 1941- contributor.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Waterson, James. Defending heaven London : Frontline Books, [2013] 9781848326606 (DLC) 2013474608
ISBN 9781783469437 : $16.99
1783469439 : $16.99
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