The Mongols

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Wiley, Jun 25, 2007 - History - 272 pages
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 Mongols’ history
  • Well-illustrated by maps and photographs throughout

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User Review  - sergerca - LibraryThing

General overview of the Mongol empire written by a professor to other professors. It's dry, but interesting. He covers his sources almost too well, but it certainly offers a good reading list for ... Read full review

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User Review  - jkmansfield - LibraryThing

David Morgan’s The Mongols provides a compelling introduction to the fierce and formidable people who, seemingly overnight, built the greatest continuous land empire in human history. Rising from the ... 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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