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Description - The Mongols by Jeremiah Curtin

The classic history of the Mongols, by a highly respected writer and translator Jeremiah Curtin. The Mongols were the superpower of their day, erupting out of Central Asia in 1206 to conquer an empire stretching from Poland to Korea. Their arrival in the Middle East upset the very tenuous balance between Christendom and Islam, sparking a long-simmering rivalry that has, as we all know, lasted to this day.An absorbing, detailed narrative on the clans, feuds, battles, and conquests of the Mongol era, covering every aspect of Mongol intrigue, logistics, and tactics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780306812439
ISBN-10: 0306812436
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 456
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jeremiah Curtin

Jeremiah Curtin (1835-1906) served in the U.S. diplomatic corps and represented Native American interests before the U.S. Civil Service Commission and Department of the Interior. Greatly admired both for his linguistic skills and his humanitarian interests, he is also renowned as the translator of Polish novelist Henryk Sienkiewicz.

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