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Genghis Khan : his life and legacy

Author: Paul Ratchnevsky; Thomas Nivison Haining
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, USA : Blackwell, 1993, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Genghis Khan was the founder of the Mongol Empire, the largest continuous land empire ever. On his death in 1227, this extended from the Near East to the Yellow Sea, and was expanded by his successors to include what is now Iran, Iraq and southern Russia. By 1206, Genghis Khan had completed the unification by conquest of all the tribes of Mongolia, and was acclaimed as universal Khan. He then launched his assault on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Genghis Khan; Genghis Khan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Ratchnevsky; Thomas Nivison Haining
ISBN: 0631189491 9780631189497 9780631167853 0631167854
OCLC Number: 31357178
Notes: Translation of: C̆inggis-Khan: Sein Leben und Wirken.
Description: xvii, 313 pages : illustrations, map, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Origins and Boyhood Years of Genghis Khan (Temuchin) --
2. Rise to Supremacy on the Steppe --
3. Genghis Khan, Ruler of the Mongol Empire --
4. Personality and Achievements --
5. The Structure of the Mongol World Empire.
Other Titles: C̆inggis-Khan, sein Leben und Wirken.
Responsibility: Paul Ratchnevsky ; translated and edited by Thomas Nivison Haining.

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