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Kublai Khan : from Xanadu to superpower

Author: John Man
Publisher: London : Bantam Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kublai Khan had not been born to rule, but had clawed his way to leadership, achieving power only in his 40s. Unlike his grandfather, he saw China and not Mongolia as the key to controlling power and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Kublai Khan; Kublai Khan; Kublai Khan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Man
ISBN: 0593054482 9780593054482 0593054490 9780593054499
OCLC Number: 68257383
Description: 383 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: John Man.
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"Man does for the reader that most difficult of tasks: he conjures up an ancient people in an alien landscape in such a way as to make them live . . . a gripping present day quest." -"Guardian" on Read more...

 
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