The Conquests of Genghis Khan
Twenty-First Century Books, 2008年1月1日 - 160 頁
Can one man really change the world? If that man is Genghis Khan, the answer is yes. Born around 1161, Temujin, as he was named, grew up in humble surroundings. As a teenager, he fled from enemy raiders, but he became a fearless—and feared—man who commanded an army of thousands and an empire of millions. In fact, by the mid-1200s Genghis Khan’s Mongol Empire included much of the known world. Though he was responsible for the deaths of millions, he also showed tolerance for religious and cultural differences among the many peoples he conquered, and he brought stability and unification to a vast area where it had never before existed. Even today, the name Genghis Khan continues to instill fear in some and admiration in others. His election as Great Khan in approximately 1190 is surely one of history’s most pivotal moments.
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Mongols—History—To 1500—Juvenile literature 2. ... B44 2008 950'.21—dc22 2007034073 Manufactured in the United States of America 123456–DP–131211100908 eISBN-13: 978-0-7613-4025-6 CONTENTS CHAPTERONE LIFE AMONG THE MONGOLS .
CONTENTS CHAPTERONE LIFE AMONG THE MONGOLS . . . . . . . . ..4 CHAPTERTWO STRUGGLES ON THE STEPPES . . . . . . ..24 CHAPTERTHREE FORGING A MONGOL NATION .....40 CHAPTER FOUR THE FOUNDATIONSOF AN EMPIRE .58 CHAPTER FIVE STORMING THE ...
IFE AMONG THE MONGOLS If my horse dies then I'll die. If my horse lives then I'll live. —Bodonchar, a mythical ancestor of Genghis Khan, quoted in The Secret History ofthe Mongols, ca. 1227–1240 the thundering beat of horses' hooves.
The future Genghis Khan was born in 1162 and raised on the high Mongolian plateau, located in east central Asia. In modern times, this land is part of the nation of Mongolia, north of China and south of Russia. The area has.
Rivers flow across the plains, creating some particularly fertile areas, and hills and mountains scattered around the plateau rise into the great blue Mongolian sky. Several formidable landmasses and natural borders hem in Mongolia's ...
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Chapter Three Forging A Mongol Nation
Chapter Four The Foundations Of An Empire
Chapter Five Storming The Gates Of Cathay
Chapter Six A Wave Crashing Westward
Epilogue In The Great Khans Wake
Primary Source Research
Further Reading And Websites
About The AuthorPhoto Acknowledgments