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Genghis Khan : life, death, and resurrection

Auteur: John Man
Uitgever: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2005.
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : Engels : 1st U.S. edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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"Genghis Khan is one of history's immortals, alive in memory as a scourge, hero, military genius, and demigod. To Muslims, Russians, and westerners, he is a murderer of millions, a brutal oppressor. Yet in his homeland of Mongolia he is the revered father of the nation, and the Chinese honor him as the founder of a dynasty. In his so-called Mausoleum in Inner Mongolia, worshippers seek the blessing of his spirit. In  Meer lezen...
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Genoemd persoon: Genghis Khan; Genghis Khan
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: John Man
ISBN: 0312314442 9780312314446
OCLC-nummer: 56614198
Beschrijving: xii, 388 p. : col. ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Inhoud: Introduction: On Death and How to Survive It --
Part I: Roots: Secrets of The Secret History --
The Coming of the Mongols --
A False Dawn for a New Nation --
The Roots of Ambition --
The Rise to Power --
Part II: Empire: The Great State of White and High --
Into China --
The Muslim Holocaust --
The Great Raid --
Searching for Immortality --
The Last Campaign --
Part III: Death: The Valley of Death --
To a Secret Grave --
The Outer Reaches of Empire --
Part IV: Resurrection: The Making of a Demi-God --
The Grave-hunters --
On the Holy Mountain --
The Prophet of Eternal Heaven.
Verantwoordelijkheid: John Man.
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"Genghis Khan is one of history's immortals, alive in memory as a scourge, hero, military genius, and demigod. To Muslims, Russians, and westerners, he is a murderer of millions, a brutal oppressor. Yet in his homeland of Mongolia he is the revered father of the nation, and the Chinese honor him as the founder of a dynasty. In his so-called Mausoleum in Inner Mongolia, worshippers seek the blessing of his spirit. In a supreme paradox, the world's most ruthless conqueror has become a force for peace and reconciliation." "This is more than just a gripping account of Genghis's rise and conquests. John Man uses firsthand experiences in China and Mongolia to reveal the Khan's enduring influence. He has traveled the length of the empire. He spotlights the tension between Mongols and Chinese, who both claim Genghis's spirit. He is the first writer to explore the hidden valley where Genghis is believed to have died, and one of the few westerners to climb the mountain where he was likely buried." "This narrative paints a vivid picture of the man himself, the places where he lived and fought, and the passions that surround him still. For in legend, ritual, and intense controversy, Genghis lives on."--BOOK JACKET.

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