The Mongols

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Wiley, Jun 25, 2007 - History - 272 pages
14 Reviews
The revised second edition of this highly praised introduction to the Mongol Empire takes account of recent scholarship in the field.

  • Provides an overview of the government, religion, and politics of the Mongolian Empire
  • Considers the effects of Mongol military campaigns on other countries and peoples in China, Russia, Persia and Europe
  • Assesses the astonishing military career of Chingiz (Genghis) Khan
  • Now includes a new epilogue assessing the contribution of recent scholarship to our understanding of the Mongolsí history
  • Well-illustrated by maps and photographs throughout

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Review: The Mongols (The Peoples of Europe)

User Review  - Patrick Rynard - Goodreads

A good introduction and overview of the Mongols from Genghis Khan to the dissolution of the empire several generations later. Nothing too spectacular about this book, but it's relatively short and ... Read full review

Review: The Mongols (The Peoples of Europe)

User Review  - Len Toomey - Goodreads

The Mongols is a brief introduction to the sweeping story of the nomadic empire builders. Morgan supplies a reasonable account of the rise, fall and imapct of the people of the steepe, though he tacks ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

David Morgan is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was previously Reader in the History of the Middle East at SOAS, London.

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