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Conqueror of the world

Author: René Grousset; Marian McKellar; Denis Sinor
Publisher: New York : Orion Press, 1966.
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Named Person: Genghis Khan; Genghis Khan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: René Grousset; Marian McKellar; Denis Sinor
OCLC Number: 226999462
Description: xvii, 300 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: PART ONE : THE ANCESTORS --
1. The Sons of the Grey Wolf and the Tawny Doe --
2. The Heavenly Visitor --
3. The Gest of Bodonchar --
4. Misery and Grandeur of the Nomads --
5. Rude Chieftain at the Court of the King of Gold --
6. Unquenchable Hatreds: The Death Throes of Ambaqay --
7. The Mongol Hercules. PART TWO : CONQUEROR OF THE WORLD --
1. Yesugei the Brave and Prester John --
2. Yesugei's Conquest of the Lady Ho'elun --
3. Childhood Days of Chingis-khan --
4. Orphans Driven from the Clan --
5. The Young Chingis-khan Kills His Brother --
6. Chingis-khan Pilloried --
7. Chingis-khan Escapes --
8. The Theft of the Horses --
9. Chingis-khan's Marriage --
10. The Coat of Black Sables --
11. The Abduction of the Beautiful Borte --
12. Chingis-khan Wins Back the Beautiful Borte --
13. Convoy in the Night and the Separation of the Hordes --
14. Chingis-khan, King of the Mongols --
15. Prisoners Thrown into Boiling Cauldrons --
16. The Brawl after the Banquet --
17. Chingis-khan in the Service of the King of Gold --
18. Chingis-khan Rids Himself of the Mongol Princes --
19. Surprise Assaults in the Mountains --
20. Chingis-khan's Magnanimity --
21. The Anti-Caesar Jamuqa and the Battle in the Storm --
22. Chingis-khan Wounded: The Devotion of Jelme --
23. "The Arrow that Wounded Your Horse, It was I Who Shot It!" --
24. "If You Had Delivered Up Your Master to Me, I Would Have Put You To Death." --
25. The Extermination of the Tatars. 26. The Hearts of the Two Tatar Sisters --
27. "Our Daughters Are Ladies: Theirs, Serving Women" --
28. Nomads between Sworn Allegiance and Treason --
29. The Two Herdsmen Save Chingis-khan --
30. The Affray by the Red Willows --
31. The Tears of Chingis-khan --
32. "We Shall Gather Up the Mongols Like Dung-Pats." --
33. The Complaint of Chingis-khan --
34. The Bitter Water of the Baljuna --
35. Night March and Surprise Attack --
36. The Fate of the Kereit Princesses --
37. "You Have Trampled Underfoot the Head of this Dead Man!" --
38. "Those Evil-smelling Mongols" --
39. En Route for the Hangay Mountains --
40. The Dogs of Chingis-khan Eat Human Flesh --
41. The Death of Tayang --
42. The Advocacy of the Fair Qulan --
43. "These Merkits, I Hate Them!" --
44. A Note of High Tragedy: Chingis-khan and Jamuqa --
45. The "May Field" of 1206; Proclamation of the Mongol Empire; Promotions and Citations --
46. The Old Guard --
47. In the Siberian Tayga --
48. Priesthood Versus Empire: The Ambitions of the Grand Shaman --
49. Chingis-khan Breaks the Back of the Grand Soothsayer --
50. On the Approaches to China. 51. Vengeance for Ancient Injuries: The War of Chingis-khan against the King of Gold --
52 The Storming of the Great Wall and the Descent into the Great Plain --
53. The Mongols Take Peking --
54. Chingis-khan's Meeting with the Chinese Man of Letters --
55. On the Silk Road: The Uyghurs, Chingis-khan's Mentors in Civilization --
56. The Ride of Jebe the Arrow from Mongolia to the Pamirs --
57. The Massacre of the Caravan --
58. Before the Great War: Chingis-khan's Testament --
59. In Moslem Country --
60. The Wind of Anger and the Taking of Bukhara --
61. Toward Samarkand --
62. At Urgenj: Attack Through a Town in Flames --
63. Manhunt: On the Track of the Sultan --
64. The Wind of Anger Blows over Khorassan --
65. Storm Over Afghanistan --
66. From the Destruction of Towns to the Revelation of Urban Civilization --
67. Chingis-khan and the Problem of Death: The Summoning of the Alchemist --
68. To Join Chingis-khan: Across Mongolia --
69. Conversations of Chingis-khan with the Chinese Sage --
70. Surfeited with Conquest, the Great Army Returns to Its Native Land --
71. Persia, the Caucasus and Russia: The Fantastic Ride of Jebe the Arrow and Subotei the Bold --
72. The Conqueror's Years of Repose --
73. Return to China --
74. "If It Means My Death I Will Exterminate Them!" --
75. "My Children, the End Is Near For Me ..." --
76. "As a Falcon Soars Circling in the Heavens ..." --
77. Up There, Somewhere in the Forest.
Other Titles: Conquérant du monde.
Responsibility: René Grousset ; translated from the French by Marian McKellar and Denis Sinor ; with preface, notes, and bibliography by Denis Sinor.

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