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Author Ciocîltan, Virgil, author.

Title The Mongols and the Black Sea trade in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries / by Virgil Ciociltan ; translated by Samuel Willcocks
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2012]


Description 1 online resource (vi, 321 pages) : maps
Series East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450, 1872-8103 ; v. 20
East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450 ; v. 20. 1872-8103
Contents Preliminary remarks -- The Mongol expansion and the Eurasian commercial axes -- The disintegration of the Empire : intra- and extra-Mongol commercial rivalries -- The commercial implications : connecting the Black Sea to the Eurasian trade network -- The Golden Horde and the Black Sea -- Cooperation and confrontation with the Italian merchant republics -- The problem of the Straits and the Tartar solution -- Conclusion: The Black Sea, crossroads and bypass of Eurasian trade
Summary The inclusion of the Black Sea basin into the long-distance trade network - with its two axes of the Silk Road through the Golden Horde (Urgench-Sarai-Tana/Caffa) and the Spice Road through the Ilkhanate (Ormuz-Tabriz-Trebizond) - was the two Mongol states' most important contribution to making the sea a "crossroads of international commerce."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-300) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Mongols -- Commerce -- Black Sea
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Exports & Imports.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- Marketing.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- Trade & Tariffs.
Economic history
SUBJECT Golden Horde -- Commerce -- Europe
Europe -- Commerce -- Golden Horde
Black Sea -- Commerce -- History
Black Sea -- Economic conditions
Subject Black Sea
Europe -- Golden Horde
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Willcocks, Samuel P., translator.
LC no. 2012028032
ISBN 9789004236431
Other Titles Mongolii și Marea neagră în secolele XIII-XIV. English
Mongols and the Black Sea trade in the 13th and 14th centuries