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The world of Khubilai Khan

James C. Y. Watt

The world of Khubilai Khan

Chinese art in the Yuan Dynasty

by James C. Y. Watt

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art, Yale University Press in New York, New Haven [Conn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese Art,
  • Art and society,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesChinese art in the Yuan Dynasty
    StatementJames C.Y. Watt ; with contributions by Maxwell K. Hearn ... [et al.].
    ContributionsHearn, Maxwell K., Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7343.4 .W38 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 342 p. :
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24892838M
    ISBN 109781588394026, 9781588394033, 9780300166569
    LC Control Number2010030322

    Although Genghis Khan had faced the problem with a collection of tribes smaller than a hundred thousand each, Khubilai Khan faced the same problem with countries of many millions each. Like Genghis Khan two generations earlier, Khubilai Khan began the arduous process of state building around a core ethnic identity, but for Khubilai that core. Khubilai Khan: His Life And Times, by Morris Rossabi. I found this book to be a remarkably evenhanded book and one that gave a fair amount of credit for Khubilai’s early success to the people he had around him, whether that included his wife or some good advisers, and as I tend to like books that present a nuanced view of important historical personages, this book definitely fits the bill.

    Yet The World of Khubilai Khan is a book which shows this viewpoint to be slightly superficial since it gives little credit to the artistic virtuosity of the Mongols, who were also remarkable artists. Rare beauty; Richard Edmonds looks at man's interest in creating exquisite art - and his penchant for destroying it. Khubilai Khan synonyms, Khubilai Khan pronunciation, Khubilai Khan translation, English dictionary definition of Khubilai Khan. also Kubla Khan Mongol emperor and founder of the Mongol dynasty in China.

    This exhibition covers the period from , the year of Khubilai's birth, to , the year of the fall of the Yuan dynasty in China founded by Khubilai Khan, and features every art form, including paintings, sculpture, gold and silver, textiles, ceramics, lacquer, and other decorative arts, religious and : Hans Van Roon.   Kublai Khan was the grandson of Genghis Khan, founder and first ruler of the Mongol Empire, which, at the time of Kublai’s birth in Mongolia on .


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The World of Khubilai Khan: Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty, which accompanies a groundbreaking exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is an in-depth discussion of the art and culture produced during this time, tracing the origins of the new art forms and exploring daily life in Yuan China, in particular at the imperial court and in the capital cities of Xanadu (Shangdu) and Dadu (Beijing), and Cited by: 7.

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The World of Khubilai Khan: Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty, which accompanies a groundbreaking exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is an in-depth discussion of the art and culture produced during this time, tracing the origins of the new art forms and exploring daily life in Yuan China, in particular at the imperial court and in the capital cities of Xanadu (Shangdu) and Dadu.

Khubilai was elected the Great Khan (ruler of the Mongols) in and held that role until his death in Khubilai’s reign in China was designated the Yuan dynasty in Chinese history and it concluded inless than seventy five years after Khubilai’s death/5(11). Product details Series: Brief History Of Paperback: pages Publisher: Running Press (August 3, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 5 x x 8 inches Shipping Weight: 8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 /5(9).

Inthe year Khubilai Khan (–) was born, the Mongols made their first major incursion into North China and initiated a period of extraordinary creativity in the arts that was encouraged by the confluence of many cultures and ethnic groups/10(15).

The World of Khubilai Khan: Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty, which accompanies a groundbreaking exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is an in-depth discussion of the art and culture produced during this time, tracing the origins of the new art forms and exploring daily life in Yuan China, in particular at the imperial court and in the capital cities of Xanadu (present-day Shangdu) and Dadu.

Kublai Khan lives on in the popular imagination thanks to these two lines of poetry by Coleridge. But the true story behind this legend is even more fantastic than the poem would have us believe.

He inherited the second largest land empire in history from his grandfather, Genghis Khan/5. The exhibition The World of Khubilai Khan: Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty highlights the new art forms and styles created in China under the Yuan unification of China under the Khubilai Khan and the massive influx of foreign craftsmen from all over the vast Mongol Empire generated over a century of incredible artistic and creative innovation.

Khubilai Khan book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Living from to Khubilai Khan is one of history's most renow /5. The World of Khubilai Khan.: The World of Khubilai Khan: Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty, which accompanies a groundbreaking exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is an in-depth discussion of the art and culture produced during this time, tracing the origins of the new art forms and exploring daily life in Yuan China, in particular at the imperial court and in the capital cities of Xanadu 5/5(1).

This book explores Khan's control over Mongolia, his attempts to invade Japan, his imperialistic foreign policy, his relationship with Marco The grandson of bloodthirsty Mongol leader Genghis Khan, Khubilai Khan was groomed for authority from childhood and garnered the position of Great Khan, establishing his reign as one of the most legendary figures in Chinese history/5.

Inthe year Khubilai Khan () was born, the Mongols made their first major incursion into North China and initiated a period of extraordinary creativity in the arts that was encouraged by the confluence of many cultures and ethnic groups.

Kublai Khan, Kublai also spelled Khubilai or Kubla, temple name Shizu, (born —died ), Mongolian general and statesman, who was the grandson and greatest successor of Genghis the fifth emperor (reigned –94) of the Yuan, or Mongol, dynasty (–), he completed the conquest of China () started by Genghis Khan in and thus became the first Yuan ruler of.

Kublai Khan was the grandson of Genghis Khan and the founder of the Yuan Dynasty in 13th-century China. He was the first Mongol to rule over. This exhibition covers the period fromthe year of Khubilai's birth, tothe year of the fall of the Yuan dynasty in China founded by Khubilai Khan, and features every art form, including paintings, sculpture, gold and silver, textiles, ceramics, lacquer, and.

Early years. Kublai Khan was the fourth son of Tolui, and his second son with Sorghaghtani his grandfather Genghis Khan advised, Sorghaghtani chose a Buddhist Tangut woman as her son's nurse, whom Kublai later honored highly.

On his way home after the Mongol conquest of Khwarezmia, Genghis Khan performed a ceremony on his grandsons Möngke and Kublai after their first hunt in near Father: Tolui. Living from to Khubilai Khan is one of history's most renowned figures. Here for the first time is an English-language biography of the man.

Morris Rossabi draws on sources from a variety of East Asian, Middle Eastern, and European languages as he focuses on 4/5(3). Get this from a library! The world of Khubilai Khan: Chinese art in the Yuan Dynasty. [James C Y Watt; Maxwell K Hearn; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)] -- Inthe Mongols made their first major incursion into North China & initiated a period of extraordinary creativity in the arts that was encouraged by the confluence of many cultures & ethnic.

This series of talks discusses in depth the exhibition The World of Khubilai Khan: Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty, which highlights new art. The World of Khubilai Khan Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty Metropolitan Museum of Art Download AudioBook The World of Khubilai Khan: Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty (Metropolitan Museum Download AudioBook The World of Khubilai Khan: Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty (Metropolitan Museum Audio Book.