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In Search of Genghis Khan An Exhilarating Journey on Horseback across the Steppes of Mongolia by Tim Severin

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Published by Cooper Square Press .
Written in English


  • Travel writing,
  • World history: c 500 to C 1500,
  • History,
  • Description And Travel,
  • Medieval World History (Circa 450 - Circa 1450),
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • East Asia, Far East,
  • Mongolia,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Asia - China,
  • Historical - General,
  • History / Far East,
  • Asia - Central,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography,
  • Medieval

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8048635M
ISBN 100815412878
ISBN 109780815412878

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In Search of Genghis Khan ‘The herdsman handed the conch shell to his youngest son, the one in purple, and the lad walked in turn to the four corners of the obo, faced outwards, and each time blew the long, haunting blasts of the conch call over the.   These are the three best books I have read about Genghis Khan. * : Genghis Khan: His Conquests, His Empire, His Legacy (): Frank McLynn: Books This is an extremely well written book that details the childhood, coming up, and. Jenghiz Khan (jĕng´gĬz, –gĬs kän) or Genghis Khan (jĕng´gĬs, gĕng´gĬs kän), Mongolian Chinggis Khaan, ?–, Mongol conqueror, originally named Temujin. He succeeded his father, Yekusai, as chieftain of a Mongol tribe and then fought to become ruler of a Mongol confederacy. After subjugating many tribes of Mongolia and establishing his capital at Karakorum, Temujin held. Get this from a library! In search of Genghis Khan. [Timothy Severin] -- In Tim Severin set off on a journey to cross Mongolia with a band of native horsemen, intent on re-enacting the feat of the 13th-century courier-riders who served Genghis Khan. This is an.

Until I listened to Weatherford's "Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World" (), I had no idea who Genghis Khan was, beyond his military skill. I spent a good part of the book wondering why, with advanced courses in European, Chinese and Russian history, I . Jack Weatherford's book is written as if he himself was a Mongol, but he was takes a close look at the impact of Genghis Khan without the distortion of the western or middle eastern eyes and other book on the Mongols view them as a destructive force with no influence to the history of by: Eight centuries ago Genghis Khan rode out of the steppes of Mongolia to establish the largest empire ever achieved by any one man. Now Tim Severin, award-winning author of .   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.