'Scholars fascinated with Chinggis Khan and the Eurasian steppe will not be disappointed.'
Charles C. Kolb, National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington DC 20506, Religious Studies Review, 1999.
'The book is a must-read for the specialist and worth a close look by generalists. Recommended.'
Word Trade, 1999.
'The volume is a welcome and useful addition to the growing body of modern studies on the Mongol empire, offering fresh perspectives and shedding new light on some old problems.'
Peter B. Golden (Rutgers University), The International History Review, 2000.