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Genghis Khan
Author: John Man

Publisher: Bantam Books
ISBN: 0-553-81498-2
Pages: 430
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Genghis Khan was the creator of the worlds greatest empire and he has become one of historys immortals. In China he is honored as the founder of a dynasty. In Mongolia he is the father of the nation. In Central Asia his name is still used to threaten wayward children. John Man has traveled extensively throughout China and the Gobi desert to the remote peaks of northeast Mongolia in his quest to bring the man behind these legends to life.This is a fascinating account that illuminates not just the bloody conflicts but the political machinations that formed civilization as we know it today