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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
Jack Weatherford

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Jack Weatherford’s book Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World (2005) offers a reconsideration of the historical legacy of the famed twelfth-century ruler Genghis Khan. Weatherford complements oversimplified caricatures that represent the Mongolian warlord as little more than a barbarian. In fact, little is known about Genghis Khan despite the fact that he and his fellow tribesmen ruled a vast empire...

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