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Department of History

Dr George Lane

BA, MA, PhD (London), Dip RSA (Beirut)

Overview

George Lane
Department of History

Senior Teaching Fellow in the History of the Middle East and Central Asia

International Foundation Courses and English Language Studies

EAP Teacher

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)

Member

Centre for Iranian Studies

Member

Name:
Dr George Lane
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4285
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
303
Office Hours:
Mondays 1.30-4pm or by email appointment

Biography

History of The Middle East and Central Asia, Mediaeval Iran and the Mongol Empire.

Previous PhD Student

Florence Hodous, 'Toluid Dynamics of Asia: Flexibility, legality and Identity within Toluid Institutions', 2013

Expertise

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Available for
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • Near and Middle East
Country Expertise
  • Afghanistan
  • Iran
Languages
  • English

Publications

Authored Books

Lane, George (2008) Silk Roads and Steppe Empires. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. (Forthcoming)

Lane, George (2006) Daily Life in the Mongol Empire. Greenwood Press.

Lane, George (2004) Genghis Khan and Mongol Rule. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.

Lane, George (2003) Early Mongol Rule in Thirteenth-Century Iran. A Persian Renaissance. Routledge Curzon.

Book Chapters

Lane, George (2012) 'The Mongols in Iran.' In: Daryaee, Touraj, (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Iranian History. New York: Oxford University Press.

Lane, George (2012) 'Chinggis Khan, World Conqueror.' In: Matheson, Lister M., (ed.), Icons of the Middle Ages. Santa Barbara, California: Greenwood, pp. 134-140.

Lane, George (2012) 'Whose secret Intent?' In: Rossabi, Morris, (ed.), Eurasian Influences On Yuan China: Cross-Cultural Transmissions in the 13th and 14th Centuries. Singapore: Univerity of Singapore Press, pp. 1-40. (In Press)

Lane, George (2011) 'The Dali Stele.' In: Kilic-Schubel, Nurten and Binbash, Evrim, (eds.), Horizons of the World: Festschrift for Isenbike Togan = Hududü'l-Alem: İsenbike Togan'a Armağan,. Istanbul: Ithaki Press. (İthaki yayınları, 756)

Lane, George (2009) 'Genghis Khan.' In: Matheson, Lister M., (ed.), Icons of the Middle Ages. Greenwood Press. (Forthcoming)

Lane, George (2009) '“Nasir al-Din Tusi”; “Sayyed ‘Ajall”; “Phoenix Mosque, Hangzhou” and “Uzan Hasan”.' In: Encyclopaedia Iranica. Columbia, New York. (Forthcoming)

Lane, George (2007) ''Ata Malik Joveini' and 'Pur Baha.' In: Yarshater, E., (ed.), Encyclopaedia Iranica. Columbia, New York: Bibliotheca Persica Press.

Lane, George (2005) '"Konya" & "Ilkhanate".' In: Meri, Joef W., (ed.), Medieval Islamic Civilization: An Encyclopedia. London: Routledge.

Lane, George (2004) 'The Mongols.' In: The Times complete history of the world. London: Collins.

Lane, George (2004) ''Genghis Khan' and 'The Mongol Conquests'.' In: Shelton, D., (ed.), Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. New York: Macmillan Reference.

Lane, George (2004) '[The Mongols] 'Appearance', 'law', 'hunting', 'food and drink', 'clothing', 'health and medicine', 'kingship', 'religion', 'the army' and 'women'.' In: Salisbury, Joyce E., (ed.), The Greenwood encyclopedia of daily life: a tour through history from ancient times to the present. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.

Articles

Lane, George (2003) 'The Legacy of the Mongols: China and Iran, tr. Huang Mixang.' Middle East Studies, 41 (2).

Lane, George (1999) 'An Account of Gregory Bar Hebraeus Abu al-Faraj and His Relations with the Mongols of Persia.' Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies, 2 (2).

Lane, George (1999) 'Arghun Aqa: Mongol Bureaucrat in Iran.' Iranian Studies, 32 (4). pp. 459-482.

Book Reviews

Lane, George (2008) 'Review of Ed Husain, 'The Islamist'.' Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 18 (3). pp. 389-391.

Lane, George (2008) 'Review of Stephen G. Haw, 'Marco Polo's China: A venetian in the realm of Khubilal Khan'.' Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 18 (3). pp. 378-381.

Lane, George (2008) 'Review of Michal Biran, 'Chinggis Khan'.' Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 18 (2). pp. 230-233.

Lane, George (2008) 'Review of 'The Turks in the Early Islamic World', edited by Clifford Edmund Bosworth.' Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 18 (1). pp. 105-107.

Lane, George (2007) 'Review of Peter Jackson, 'The Mongols and the West, 1221–1410'.' English Historical Review, 122 (495). pp. 163-165.

Lane, George (2007) 'Review of 'Beyond the Legacy of Genghis Khan', edited by Linda Komaroff.' Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 17 (4). pp. 473-479.

Lane, George (2007) 'Review of 'Genghis Khan's Greatest General: Subotai the Valiant' by Richard A. Gabriel.' Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 17 (4). pp. 471-473.

Lane, George (2007) 'Review of 'History and Historiography of Post-Mongol Central Asia and the Middle East: Studies in Honor of John E. Woods.' by Judith Pfeiffer and Sholeh A. Quinn.' Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 17 (2). pp. 214-218.

Lane, George (2006) 'Review of M. Ismail Marcinkowski, 'From Isfahan to Ayutthaya'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 69 (2). pp. 327-329.

Lane, George (2006) 'Review of Istvan Vasary, 'Cumans and Tatars: Oriental Military in the Pre-Ottoman Balkans'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 69 (1). pp. 154-157.

Lane, George (2005) 'Review of Alan J. K. Sanders, 'Historical Dictionary of Mongolia'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 68 (2). pp. 324-326.

Lane, George (2004) 'Review of Peter B. Golden, 'Nomads and their neighbours in the Russian steppe'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 67 (1). pp. 106-107.

Lane, George (2004) 'Review of Bertold Spuler, 'Persian historiography and geography'. Singapore: Pustaka Nasional Pte. Ltd, 2003.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 67 (1). pp. 91-93.

Lane, George (2003) 'Review of Nadia Eboo Jamal, 'Surviving the Mongols: Nizārī Quhistānī and the Continuity of Ismaili Tradition in Persia '.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 66 (2). pp. 268-270.

Lane, George (2003) 'Review of Willem Vogelsang, 'The Afghans'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 66 (1). pp. 100-101.

Lane, George (2002) 'Review of Kenneth Allin Luther (tr.), C. Edmund Bosworth (ed.), 'The History of the Seljuq Turks: From the From the Jāmī' al-Tawārīkh, an Ilkhanid Adaptation of the Saljūq-nāma of Ẓahīr al-Dīn Nīshāpūrī'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 65 (1). pp. 161-162.

Lane, George (2002) 'Review of Thomas T. Allsen, 'Culture and Conquest in Mongol Eurasia'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 65 (2). pp. 411-412.

Lane, George (2002) 'Review of Farhad Daftary, 'Mediaeval Ismā'īlī History and Thought'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 65 (2). pp. 380-382.

Lane, George (2001) 'Review of Franklin D. Lewis, 'Rumi: Past and Present, East and West: The Life, Teaching and Poetry of Jalal al-Din Rumi'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 64 (2). pp. 270-271.

Lane, George (1999) 'Review of Michal Biran, 'Qaidu and the Rise of the Independent Mongol State in Central Asia'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 62 (3). pp. 589-590.

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