Chinggis Khan (Library of World Biography Series)

Chinggis Khan (Library of World Biography Series)

by Ruth W. Dunnell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321276337

ISBN-13: 9780321276339

Pub. Date: 10/20/2009

Publisher: Pearson

Concise and incisive, each interpretive biography in the Library of World Biography Series focuses on a person whose actions and ideas either significantly influenced world events or whose life reflects important themes and developments in global history.  See more details below

Overview

Concise and incisive, each interpretive biography in the Library of World Biography Series focuses on a person whose actions and ideas either significantly influenced world events or whose life reflects important themes and developments in global history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321276339
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/20/2009
Series:
Library of World Biography Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
119
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents


Table of Contents

Preface

Persons Mentioned in Text

Chronology

Maps

Introduction: Eurasia in the Twelfth and Early Thirteenth Centuries

Chapter One: Origins of Chinggis Khan: Mongolia in the Twelfth Century

Chapter Two: Education of a Hero, 1160s-1180s

Chapter Three: Making of a Khan, 1180s-1190s

Chapter Four: Uniting the People, 1190s-1205

Chapter Five: Organizing the Empire, 1205-1210

Chapter Six: Opening a Southern Front: The First China Campaigns, 1207-1218

Chapter Seven: To Central Asia and Beyond: From Mongol Khan to World Conqueror, 1218-1223

Chapter Eight: Return to Mongolia: The Last Tangut Campaign and Chinggis Khan's Death, 1224-1227

Chapter Nine: Legacies: The Mongol Empire, Eurasian History and Modern Mongolia

Glossary

Genealogical & Reign Chart

References

Illustrations

Index

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