Genghis Khan Is One Of History S Immortals A Leader Of Genius, Driven By An Inspiring Vision For Peaceful World Rule Believing He Was Divinely Protected, Genghis United Warring Clans To Create A Nation And Then An Empire That Ran Across Much Of Asia.Under His Grandson, Kublai Khan, The Vision Evolved Into A Complex Religious Ideology, Justifying Further Expansion Kublai Doubled The Empire S Size Until, In The Late 13th Century, He And The Rest Of Genghis S Golden Family Controlled One Fifth Of The Inhabited World Along The Way, He Conquered All China, Gave The Nation The Borders It Has Today, And Then, Finally, Discovered The Limits To Growth.Genghis S Dream Of World Rule Turned Out To Be A Fantasy And Yet, In Terms Of The Sheer Scale Of The Conquests, Never Has A Vision And The Character Of One Man Had Such An Effect On The World.Charting The Evolution Of This Vision, John Man Provides A Unique Account Of The Mongol Empire, From Young Genghis To Old Kublai, From A Rejected Teenager To The World S Most Powerful Emperor.
John Anthony Garnet Man is a British historian and travel writer His special interests are China, Mongolia and the history of written communication He takes particular pleasure in combining historical narrative with personal experience.He studied German and French at Keble College, Oxford, before doing two postgraduate courses, a diploma in the History and Philosophy of Science at Oxford and Mon
- 400 pages
- Mongol Empire
- John Man
- 06 July 2018 John Man