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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. The authoritative biography of the great Mongol ruler, by the author of Genghis Khan and Attila.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure dome decree Kublai Khan lives on in the popular imagination thanks to these two lines of poetry by Coleridge. But the true story behind this legend is even more fantastic than the poem would have us believe.
In Chapter 12 John Man portrays Kublai Khan as the CEO of the Yuan Dynasty. The chapter opens: "Kublai had inherited astonishing managerial skills. He was no intellectual genius, but he had talents that made him one of the greatest CEOs of all time: he was a Brilliant, lively read, well structured - including the several necessary jumps through space and time that get you caught up with events across the Mongol Empire so that you can move on, fully informed, with the next bit of Kublai's.
Kublai Khan lives on in the popular imagination thanks to these two lines of poetry by Coleridge. John Man is a historian and travel writer with a special interest in Mongolia. He inherited the second largest land empire in history from his grandfather, Genghis Khan. After reading German and French at Oxford he did two postgraduate courses, one in the history of science at Oxford, the other in Mongolian at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.
Genghis Khan, Kublai Khan. John Anthony Garnet Man (born 15 May 1941) is a British historian and travel writer. His special interests are China, Mongolia, and the history of written communication. He takes particular pleasure in combining historical narrative with personal experience. In 2007 John Man was awarded Mongolia's Friendship Medal for his contributions to UK-Mongolian relations.
John Man is a historian and travel writer with a special interest in Mongolia John has written acclaimed and highly successful biographies of Genghis Khan, Attila the Hun and Kublai Khan a. .
John Man is a historian and travel writer with a special interest in Mongolia. John has written acclaimed and highly successful biographies of Genghis Khan, Attila the Hun and Kublai Khan as well as Alpha Beta, on the history of the alphabet, and The Gutenberg Revolution, on the invention of printing. Also by John Man. See all. Related titles.
First published in Great Britain in 2015 by Bantam Press, an imprint of Transworld Publishers.
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John Man. He promptly set about extending this into the biggest empire the world has ever seen, extending his rule from China to Iraq, from Siberia to Afghanistan.
Read John Man for details. 11n Kublai uses the Chinese naming system and proclaimed themselves the Yuan Dynasty to fit in with Chinese imperial custom. 2 ответов 56 ретвитов 81 отметка Нравится. He converted to & became a patron of Tibetan Buddhism.
Kublai was hugely outnumbered
Kublai was hugely outnumbered. The Song dynasty was a "a monumental culture" of 70 million people, says Man, and 10 to 100 times stronger in military terms. The Mongols had to be clever. One major battle took place at Xiangyang, a city with impenetrable walls dominating the Han River, a tributary of the Yangtze.
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