Genghis Khan: His Conquests, His Empire, His Legacy

  • 700 pages
  • English
  • Hardcover
Genghis Khan: His Conquests, His Empire, His Legacy

痓 Read Hardcover [ Genghis Khan: His Conquests, His Empire, His Legacy ] ꘡ ePUB By Frank McLynn 꿄 The Spectator UK , 6 27 15 Khans was an extraordinary, epic story and Frank McLynn does it full justice in a vivid, page turning biography.Sunday Times UK , 6 21 15A formidable study of the worlds greatest conqueror With this compelling history of a brilliant, complex leader and ruthless master of warfare, McLynn has done his man proud.Sunday Times UK , Must Reads, 6 28 15A formidable study of the ruthless Mongolian nomad who carved out an empire.The Times UK , 6 27 15McLynn has carefully synthesized the work of hundreds of scholars to create a sensitive and immensely detailed portrait of an extraordinary leader.Shelf Awareness for Readers, 7 31 15A staggeringly ambitious biography of history s greatest conquerorGenghis Khan is fascinating enough to appeal to any history fan.Macleans, 7 24 15McLynns bio of the legendary, brutal conqueror reveals the Mongols mantras.My Big Honkin Blog, 7 29 15The hundred pages of endnotes clearly illustrates the efforts that McLynn put forth in penning Genghis Khan.Examiner.com, 8 3 15Brings us face to face with this complex man who shaped the course of history.Praise for Genghis KhanBooklist, July 2015This ambitious and massive effort offers some credible insights into the qualities of Genghis while providing an excellent chronicle of his military campaigns and conquests Particularly interesting is McLynns description of thirteenth century Mongolia, with its incredibly complicated web of tribes, clans, and subclansThis is an informative and admirable effort that is ideal for general readers.Kirkus Reviews starred review, 5 15 15A sanguinary and thorough account of the greatest conqueror the world has ever known McLynn knows the terrain and the times so well that he writes about 12th and 13th century history and culture as if it were yesterday Throughout this intricately detailed text, the author pauses continually to explain relevant devices, personalities, political situations, and geographyall of this gives readers a chance to truly understandMcLynn recognizes that the historical sources must be constantly questioned and analyzed, as victors tend to inflate their victories and losers, to minimize and blameThoroughly researched, grim, grisly, and sometimes even grudgingly admiring.Publishers Weekly, 5 18 15Sweepingly ambitious and persistently intriguing.Lemuria blog, 10 10 15 Wildly interesting and very informative.Manhattan Book Review, 11 1 15 A monumental masterpieceGenghis Khan is no mere dry history book the subject matter is so fascinating that despite few attempts to spice things up, one cannot help but be engrossed in the tale of one of historys greatest protagonistsMcLynns work is flawless even if readers are not interested in a history, it would stand on its own as a masterwork novel of intrigue and conquest.New York Journal of Books, 12 5 15 McLynn bring s the skill of a seasoned scholar to produce a readable, credible work, usefully illustrated with maps and pictures.Simply Charly, 12 13 15 A sweeping studyThis is a portrait of a single mans rise to greatness and of an obscure tribes transformation from an isolated nomadic existence to a world powerThis is the portrait of a complex man driven to greatness by the strength of his abilities and an unshakable will.Providence Journal, 2015 s Best in Nonfiction, 12 27 15This comprehensive biography by British historian McLynn tells us all about the Mongols brilliant strategy and the bloody battles, but you may find the anthropological details even fascinating.InfoDad blog, 8 6 15Such a man requires the most substantial possible biography, and McLynn gives him one that resoundingly demonstrates how intricately fascinating history can beSumptuous, erudite and stylish, careful to rely on often contradictory primary sources when any such exist from so remote an era, McLynns Genghis Khan is a sweeping 650 page trek through times and peoples whose very names sound like the stuff of legendA book thatmakes history come alive.Literary Review, August 2015 An impressive new biography A deeply researched and finely honed portraitA biography of extraordinary synthesis and historical vision.South China Morning Post, 9 19 15McLynn takes an epic story and distills it into a book that will fill readers with awe.Internet Review of Books, 8 18 15This complicated book is Frank McLynns twenty fourth history, and includes an extensive bibliography, and voluminous notesIf you sink your teeth into it, you wont be disappointed.Military Heritage, November 2015This new biography covers the life of this infamous and important man who would today be seen as a genocidal maniac Time has softened the results of his actions, but the author brings the man vividly to life.McLynn succeeds in lifting the veil from Khan s early life, his rise to power, and his rule Further, the author adds depth to the narrative by discussing not only his subject s military strategies and campaigns but also by delving into the structure of Mongol society, the role of women, and the reorientation of the Mongols from factional tribalism to absolute devotion to the KhanA richly complete account Library Journal An account of how the founder and leader of the Mongol empire was a skilled strategist with a cowardly streakThe bloody story of how an illiterate peasant came to rule the largest contiguous land empire the world has known Sacramento BeeIn author Frank McLynn s estimation, there is to be gleamed from the Mongol emperor s life, and much to be added to his incomplete record Genghis Khan is McLynn s successful proof of concept, built on newly translated sources to expand our understanding of the man responsible for forging one of the world s greatest empires BiographileThe most readable, enjoyable, and comprehensive study of the subject since John Man s brilliant 2005 book A first rate biography The Nation United Arab Emirates This new biography covers the life of this infamous and important man who would today be seen as a genocidal maniac Time has softened the results of his actions, but the author brings the man vividly to life Military Heritage A monumental masterpiece Genghis Khan is no mere dry history book the subject matter is so fascinating that despite few attempts to spice things up, one cannot help but be engrossed in the tale of one of history s greatest protagonistsMcLynn s work is flawless even if readers are not interested in a history, it would stand on its own as a masterwork novel of intrigue and conquest Manhattan Book ReviewFrank McLynn is a highly regarded historian and the author of than twenty critically acclaimed biographies, including Marcus Aurelius and Richard John A graduate of Wadham College, Oxford, and London University, where he obtained his doctorate, he lives and writes in England. 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