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Genghis Khan and the making of the modern world

Author: Jack Weatherford
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, [Ulaanbaatar : printer not identified], [2012] [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Hard cover paperback editionView 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
History
Named Person: Genghis Khan; Genghis Khan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Weatherford
ISBN: 9780609809648 0609809644
OCLC Number: 897820558
Notes: Originally published: New York : Crown, ©2004.
Description: xxxv, 312 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 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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