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Genghis Khan and the making of the modern world

Author: J McIver Weatherford
Publisher: New York : Crown, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A re-evaluation of Genghis Khan's rise to power examines the reforms the conqueror instituted throughout his empire and his uniting of East and West, which set the foundation for the nation-states and economic systems of the modern era.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weatherford, J. McIver.
Genghis Khan and the making of the modern world.
New York : Crown, c2004
(OCoLC)607063519
Named Person: Genghis Khan; Gengis Khan; Dschingis-Khan (Mongolenreich)
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J McIver Weatherford
ISBN: 0609610627 9780609610626 0609809644 9780609809648
OCLC Number: 53045282
Description: xxxv, 312 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The reign of terror on the steppe: 1162-1206 --
The blood cot --
Tale of three rivers --
War of the Khans --
The mongol world war: 1211 -1261 --
Spitting on the golden Khan --
Sultan versus Khan --
The discovery and conquest of europe --
Warring queens --
The global awakening: 1262-1962 --
Khubilai Khan and the new mongol empire --
The global awakening --
The empire of illusion --
Epilogue: the eternal spirit of Genghis Khan.
Responsibility: Jack Weatherford.
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A re-evaluation of Genghis Khan's rise to power examines the reforms the conqueror instituted throughout his empire and his uniting of East and West, which set the foundation for the nation-states and economic systems of the modern era.

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