Chinggis Khan

Product Number: EB00664785
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781780742045
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Description

In this novel perspective on a much-maligned figure, Michal Biran explains the monumental impact Chinggis Khan has had upon the Islamic World, both positive and negative. Often criticized as a mass-slaughterer, pillager, and arch-enemy of the faith, Biran shows that his constructive influence upon Islam was also considerable - his legacy apparent in Central Asia even today. Covering Chinggis Khan's early career, his conquests, the enduring power of his descendents, and the numerous ways he is presented in different Muslim contexts, this accessible book provides a fascinating insight into one of the most notorious men in history.

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Author(s): Michal Biran
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Dec 01, 2012

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