skip to content
Genghis Khan : his conquests, his empire, his legacy Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Genghis Khan : his conquests, his empire, his legacy

Author: Frank McLynn
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Da Capo Press editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Combining fast-paced accounts of battles with rich cultural background and the latest scholarship, Frank McLynn brings vividly to life the strange world of the Mongols, describes Temujin's rise from boyhood outcast to becoming Genghis Khan, and provides the most accurate and absorbing account yet of one of the most powerful men ever to have lived."--Provided by publisher.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Genghis Khan; Genghis Khan; Genghis Khan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank McLynn
ISBN: 9780306823954 0306823950
OCLC Number: 888556978
Description: xxxvi, 646 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The nomads of Mongolia --
Early years --
The rise and rise of Temujin --
Temujin becomes Genghis Khan --
The ever victorious army --
The character and personality of the Khan --
The invasion of the Jin Empire --
The conquest of northern China --
Westward diversions --
Downfall of the Shah --
The Khwarezmian Empire destroyed --
The Great Raid --
The twilight years --
Ogodei --
Administering the Mongol Empire --
The invasion of eastern Europe --
Hungary and the Adriatic --
Appendix 1. Mongol religion --
Appendix 2. The fall of Qara Khitai.
Responsibility: Frank McLynn.
More information:

Abstract:

This book studies the transition from analog to digital TV in the US and Britain.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'The book gives a detailed overview of the digitalization processes of the two countries, and this comparative approach enables a thorough and interesting discussion about the forces that drive Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/888556978> # Genghis Khan : his conquests, his empire, his legacy
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "888556978" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2057143564#Topic/mongols_kings_and_rulers> ; # Mongols--Kings and rulers
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2057143564#Topic/conquerors_asia> ; # Conquerors--Asia
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2057143564#Person/genghis_khan_1162_1227> ; # Genghis Khan
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2057143564#Place/mongolia> ; # Mongolia
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/950.2092/e23/> ;
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2057143564#Person/mclynn_frank> ; # Frank McLynn
    schema:bookEdition "First Da Capo Press edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2015" ;
    schema:description "The nomads of Mongolia -- Early years -- The rise and rise of Temujin -- Temujin becomes Genghis Khan -- The ever victorious army -- The character and personality of the Khan -- The invasion of the Jin Empire -- The conquest of northern China -- Westward diversions -- Downfall of the Shah -- The Khwarezmian Empire destroyed -- The Great Raid -- The twilight years -- Ogodei -- Administering the Mongol Empire -- The invasion of eastern Europe -- Hungary and the Adriatic -- Appendix 1. Mongol religion -- Appendix 2. The fall of Qara Khitai."@en ;
    schema:description ""Combining fast-paced accounts of battles with rich cultural background and the latest scholarship, Frank McLynn brings vividly to life the strange world of the Mongols, describes Temujin's rise from boyhood outcast to becoming Genghis Khan, and provides the most accurate and absorbing account yet of one of the most powerful men ever to have lived."--Provided by publisher."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2057143564> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biographies"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Genghis Khan : his conquests, his empire, his legacy"@en ;
    schema:productID "888556978" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780306823954> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/888556978> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2057143564#Person/genghis_khan_1162_1227> # Genghis Khan
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1162" ;
    schema:deathDate "1227" ;
    schema:givenName "Genghis Khan" ;
    schema:name "Genghis Khan" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2057143564#Person/mclynn_frank> # Frank McLynn
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "McLynn" ;
    schema:givenName "Frank" ;
    schema:name "Frank McLynn" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2057143564#Topic/mongols_kings_and_rulers> # Mongols--Kings and rulers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Mongols--Kings and rulers"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780306823954>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0306823950" ;
    schema:isbn "9780306823954" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.