Qaidu and the Rise of the Independent Mongol State In Central Asia
By Michal Biran
Routledge – 1997 – 288 pages
Series: Central Asia Research Forum
Qaidu (1236-1301), one of the great rebels in the history of the Mongol Empire, was the grandson of Ogedei, the son Genghis Khan had chosen to be his heir. This boof recounts the dynastic convolutions and power struggle leading up to his rebellion and subsequent events.