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Author Harl, Kenneth W., author, narrator.

Title The barbarian empires of the Steppes [sound recording] / Kenneth W. Harl.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : Teaching Company, [2014]
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Description 18 audio discs (18 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 455 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Playing Time 180000
Description digital optical rda
audio file CD audio rda
Series Great courses. History, Civilization & Culture
Great courses (Compact disc)
Note "Course no. 3830"--Container.
Compact discs.
Bibliography Course guidebook includes bibliographical references.
Contents Steppes and peoples -- The rise of the Steppe Nomads -- Early Nomads and China -- The Han Emperors and Xiongnu at war -- Scythians, Greeks, and Persians -- The Parthians -- Kushans, Sacae, and the Silk Road -- Rome and the Sarmatians -- Trade across the Tarim Basin -- Buddhism, Manichaeism, and Christianity -- Rome and the Huns -- Attila the Hun, scourge of God -- Sasaanid Shahs and the Hephthalites -- The Turks, transformation of the Steppes -- Turkmen Khagans and Tang Emperors -- Avars, Bulgars, and Constantinople -- Khazar Khagans -- Pechengegs, Magyars, and Cumans -- Islam and the Caliphate -- The clash between Turks and the Caliphate -- Muslim merchants and mystics in Central Asia -- The rise of the Seljuk Turks -- Turks in Anatolia and India -- The Sultans of Rūm -- The Sultans of Delhi -- Manchurian warlords and Song emperors -- The Mongols -- Conquests of Genghis Khan -- Western Mongol expansion -- Mongol invasion of the Islamic world -- Conquest of Song China -- Pax Mongolica and cultural exchange -- Conversion and assimilation -- Tamerlane, prince of destruction -- Bābur and Mughal India -- Legacy of the Steppes.
Cast Lecturer: Professor Kenneth W. Harl, Tulane University
Summary This course addresses three broad chronological spans. The first third of the course covers the nomadic steppe peoples from antiquity to 550 A.D., from their domestication of the horse through their interactions with the civilizations of China, the Near East, the Greeks, and Imperial Rome. The second third of the course deals with the early Middle Ages, a period of time that was dominated by the spread of the Turkish language across the steppe zones. The third component deals with the impact of the Mongols, which began in the 12th century and is still being felt today.
Subject Steppes -- Asia, Central -- History.
Grassland people -- Asia, Central -- History.
Grassland people -- Eurasia -- History.
Grassland people -- Asia -- History.
Mongols -- History.
Huns -- History.
Grassland people. (OCoLC)fst00946814
Huns. (OCoLC)fst00964118
Mongols. (OCoLC)fst01025421
Steppes. (OCoLC)fst01133117
Eurasia -- History.
China -- History.
India -- History.
Genre Audiobooks.
Added Author Teaching Company.
ISBN 9781629970356
1629970352
Music No. 3830 Teaching Company
PC3830A Teaching Company (discs)
PB3830A Teaching Company (text)
IC3830A-01 Teaching Company
IC3830A-03 Teaching Company
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