Description - The Mongols by 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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(210mm x 140mm x 29mm)
Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
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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.