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Chinese official histories, Jesuit missionaries and Western Mongol literature by Carl Fredrik Sverdrup

The Mongols of Genghis Khan and his successors conquered much of the known world, creating the largest empire the world had ever seen. It was very much a military achievement with the Mongols prevailing again and again against a long … Continue reading

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Is Genghis Khan the Greatest Ever Commander? Stephen Barker Argues His Case

Stephen Barker is an independent Heritage Advisor – currently working with Oxfordshire County Museums Services, the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum and with Oxford-Brookes University. He has recently curated two First World War exhibitions. Stephen was a trustee of the Battlefields … Continue reading

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