By Charles J. Halperin
Charles J. Halperin's vintage paintings of medieval Russian heritage, "The Tatar Yoke," awarded for the 1st time a finished research of all significant texts of outdated Russian literature bearing on Russo-Tatar relatives. Halperin built-in the findings either one of textologists and literary experts in regards to the background and evolution of the monuments and of orientalists concerning the Golden Horde. From those diversified disciplinary views he created a brand new historic context for analyzing Russian perceptions of the Tatars, the ideology of silence.
The current quantity is a corrected reprint of the unique 1986 variation, with a brand new index created to augment the volume's usability. After approximately 20 years out of print, in which time readers were pushed to consulting infrequent booklet purchasers, the paintings is once more very easily to be had to a brand new new release of Russian historians.
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The Tatar Yoke: The Image of the Mongols in Medieval Russia by Charles J. Halperin