THE GOLDEN HORDE AND RUS’: A TURKISH VIEW. REVIEW OF THE BOOK: KAMALOV I.H. THE GOLDEN HORDE AND THE RUSSIAN ULUS (THE TATAR INFLUENCE ON RUSSIA)Journal: Golden Horde Review (Vol.5, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2017-09-28
Authors : R.Yu. Pochekaev;
Page : 659-665
Keywords : Jochid ulus; Golden Horde; Rus’; Russian principalities; Russia; Tatar influence on Rus’;
This review contains an assessment of Ilyas Kh. Kamalov's book on the relationship between the Jochid ulus and Russian principalities, as well as the subsequent influence of the Golden Horde's civilization on the development of the Russian state. The book is analyzed within the context of the present state of research on the Golden Horde and its relations with Rus'. This inevitably leads to a comparison of the level of scientific value of the reviewed book with other contemporary publications on the history of the Jochid ulus. The review evaluates the structure of the book, the thoroughness of the analysis, highlights its strengths and weaknesses, and draws attention to a number of controversial elements. The author of review finds that the book of I.Kh. Kamalov, despite several drawbacks, could likely attract the interest of various reading audiences and stimulate further research and discussions on the history of the Golden Horde and its relations with the Russian principalities.
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