By Paul D. Buell, Eugene N. Anderson
Paul D. Buell, Ph.D. (1977) in background, college of Washington, Seattle, is Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter on the Horst-Grtz-Stiftungs-Institut, Berlin. He has released commonly at the heritage of the Mongols together with an old Dictionary of the Mongol global Empire (Scarecrow, 2003). E. N. Anderson, Ph.D. (1967) in Anthropology, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, collage of California, Riverside. a consultant in ethnobiology and human ecology with huge box paintings, he's the writer of Floating international misplaced (University Press of the South 2007).Charles Perry, B.A. (1964) in heart East Languages, collage of California, Berkeley, is a Los Angeles-based author focusing on the nutrition historical past of the Islamic international. His writings contain Medieval Arab Cookery (Prospect, 2000), with A.J. Arberry and Maxime Rodinson.
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30 On the size of Mongolia’s population in the early 13th century see N. Ts. Munkuyev, “Zametki o Drevnikh Mongolakh,” In Tataro–Mongoly v Azii i Evrope: Sbornik Statey, ed. S. L. Tikhvinskiy (Moskva, 1970), 352–81. 22 CHAPTER ONE Because of these considerations, the Mongols were willing to utilize manpower from all parts of the civilized world in mixed administrations. 32 Later the Venetian Marco Polo made his contributions. Such administrations helped stretch Mongol power and provided the experienced manpower the Mongols lacked.
The Tanksūk-nāmah of 1313 which contains the Wang Shuhe text along with excerpts from others is now being investigated in detail by Vivienne Lo and her team. 41 On Chinese influence on Renaissance painting see Bernard Berenson, Essays in the Study of Sienese Painting (New York, 1918); Gustave Soulier, Les influences orientales dans le peinture toscane (Paris, 1924); I. V. 42 Given this environment, and the political and cultural background to Mongol rule in China, it is perhaps to be expected that the YSZY too is a product of broad cultural exchange.
During these years Mongol rule over China was still unquestioned and the interests and tastes of the Mongol court were taken seriously and even imitated. Outside of China, much of the Old World was influenced, if not directly ruled, by Mongolian successor states. A Mongol world order thus persisted. Political, economic and cultural interchanges promoted by Mongolian universality continued in spite of the antagonisms of the successor states, in the case of Mongol East Asia, increasingly using the seas.
A Soup for the Qan: Chinese Dietary Medicine of the Mongol Era As Seen in Hu Sihui's Yinshan Zhengyao (Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series) by Paul D. Buell, Eugene N. Anderson