Mongols, Huns and Vikings

Mongols, Huns and Vikings

by Hugh Kennedy, John Keegan
     
 

From the Huns to the Mongols, waves of nomadic horsemen swept out of Central Asia and wreaked havoc on Europe, India, and China. How were they so successful? An esteemed professor-who specializes in Arabic and Medieval studies—reveals just how “underdeveloped” societies achieved such military success. "[A] rich text....Numereous photographs, and

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From the Huns to the Mongols, waves of nomadic horsemen swept out of Central Asia and wreaked havoc on Europe, India, and China. How were they so successful? An esteemed professor-who specializes in Arabic and Medieval studies—reveals just how “underdeveloped” societies achieved such military success. "[A] rich text....Numereous photographs, and reproductions of artwork from or about the nomadic ages, give the reader a further glimpse into the cultures of the principal nomadic groups."—Sea Power.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780304352920
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Series:
History of Warfare Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.97(d)

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