In the Footsteps of Genghis Khan
A rollicking tale of the camel trek DeFrancis (emeritus, Chinese, U. of Hawaii) made through Inner Mongolia and Kansu Province (the Gobi Desert) in the mid-30s. Great history at a time of upheaval, sociology, and adventure. And great fun. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing
When I first cracked open In the Footsteps of Genghis Khan I thought DeFrancis was thumbing his nose at his readers. The first chapter of In the Footsteps of Genghis Khan is called "You can't Do That ... Read full review
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GENGHIS KHANUser Review - Kirkus
A low-key memoir of a thousand-mile camel trek across the Gobi desert in pre-WW II China, tracing not too diligently the steps of Genghis Khan—and complementing Tim Severin's In Search of Genghis ... Read full review