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Chinggis Khan.

Author: Michal Biran
Publisher: New York : Oneworld Publications, 2012.
Series: Makers of the Muslim world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this novel perspective on a much-maligned figure, Michal Biran explains the monumental impact Chinggis Khan has had upon the Islamic World, both positive and negative. Often criticized as a mass-slaughterer, pillager, and arch-enemy of the faith, Biran shows that his constructive influence upon Islam was also considerable - his legacy apparent in Central Asia even today. Covering Chinggis Khan''s early career,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Biran, Michal.
Chinggis Khan.
New York : Oneworld Publications, ©2012
Named Person: Genghis Khan; Genghis Khan
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michal Biran
ISBN: 9781780742045 1780742045
OCLC Number: 891448809
Description: 1 online resource (291 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; List of Maps, Figures and Illustrations; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: WHY CHINGGIS?; 1: ASIA, THE STEPPE AND THE ISLAMIC WORLD ON THE EVE OF THE MONGOLS; 2: TEMÜJIN'S MONGOLIA; 3: WORLD CONQUEST: HOW DID HE DO IT?; 4: THE CHINGGISID LEGACY IN THE MUSLIM WORLD; 5: FROM THE ACCURSED TO THE REVERED FATHER AND BACK: CHANGING IMAGES OF CHINGGIS KHAN IN THE MUSLIM WORLD; 6: APPROPRIATING CHINGGIS: A COMPARATIVE APPROACH; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Makers of the Muslim world.

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In this novel perspective on a much-maligned figure, Michal Biran explains the monumental impact Chinggis Khan has had upon the Islamic World, both positive and negative.  Read more...

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"Michal Biran's study is thorough and extemely thought provoking... As an introduction to its subject, it should be considered as first choice" * Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society *

 
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