Nomadic Empires: From Mongolia to the Danube
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BeschreibungNomadic Empires sheds new light on 2,000 years of military history and geopolitics. The Mongol Empire of Genghis-Khan and his heirs was the greatest empire in world history. For 2,000 years, from the fifth century B.C. to the fifteenth century A.D., the steppe areas of Asia, from the borders of Manchuria to the Black Sea, were a one of turbulence, threatening settled peoples from China to Russia and Hungary, including Iran, India, the Byantine empire, and even Syria. It was a true world stage that was affected by these destructive nomads variously called Indo-Europeans, Turkic peoples, or Mongols. Now in paperback, this cogent, well-written volume examines these nomadic people,
PortraitGerard Chaliand is professor, Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA), Paris, professor, College Interarmee de Defense, Paris, and former director of the European Center for the Study of Conflicts, Paris. He is a world-renowned specialist of conflicts, strategic problems, guerrillas, and terrorism. Among his publications are The Penguin Atlas of Diasporas, The Art of War in World History, The Strategic Atlas, and The Kurdish Tragedy.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: TRANSACTION PUBL
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2006
Seitenanzahl: 135 Seiten