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By S.R. Turnbull

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Mongols by S.R. Turnbull

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The history of the Mongol armies is a catalogue of superlatives. No armies in history have ever won so many battles or conquered so much territory. No army has ever provoked such justifiable terror and loathing in its victims, or slaughtered so many of its vanquished. What other army in history has marched on Russia in the winter and survived, let alone won victories? The stories of these and many other amazing feats of this 'barbarian' people are here brought vividly to life by Stephen Turnbull, from the birth of Genghis Khan in the wind-swept steppes of Mongolia, through the conquest of China and beyond.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780850453720
ISBN-10: 0850453720
Format: Hardback
(250mm x 183mm x 5mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 20-Nov-1980
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - S.R. Turnbull

Stephen Turnbull is the world's leading English language authority on medieval Japan and the samurai. He has travelled extensively in the far east, particularly in Japan and Korea and is the author of The Samurai A Military History and Men-at-Arms 86: Samurai Armies 1550 1615."

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