Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire
Mongolia from Pre-History to Modern Times
With a scholarly treatment of Mongol history for the wider public, this title offers a comprehensive view from pre-historic times to the modern age.
A concise, rich text, with contributions from archaeology to biological
Presented in five parts, concluding with Genghis' legacy and the decline of
the Yuan dynasty to the present day.
Includes findings from excavations and extensive evidence of handicraft
production and metalwork.
The book’s clear prose, beautiful design, and wide-ranging illustrations will
fascinate general readers as well as scholars.
+ The Bronze Age & the Inner Asian Steppe
+ The ascendancy of the Xiongnu, empires before Genghis
+ The Golden Horde, impact in the west
+ Kublai Khan, including his attempts to invade Japan
+ The decline of the Yuan Dynasty; Ming to Marxism
+ Contributions by forty leading scholars