Contributor biographical information for Cumans and Tatars : oriental military in the pre-Ottoman Balkans, 1185-1365 / Istvan Vasary.

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István Vásáry is Professor of Turkish and Central Asian Studies at Loránd Eötvös University, Budapest. His previous publications (in Hungarian) include The Golden Horde (Kossuth, 1986), and History of Pre-Mongol Inner Asia (1993, 2ed.: Balassi, 2003). He served as Hungarian Ambassador to Turkey (1991-1995), and to Iran (1999-2003).

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Kipchak (Turkic people) -- Balkan Peninsula.
Tatars -- Balkan Peninsula.
Balkan Peninsula -- Civilization.