Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only once a year. Harold Albert Lamb (September 1, – April 9, ) was an American historian, In he wrote a biography of Genghis Khan, and following on its success turned more and more to the writing of non-fiction, penning numerous. Read the full-text online edition of Genghis Khan: The Emperor of All Men ().

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Perhaps Temujin Genghis Khan was a greater soul than he oftentimes is portrayed to be. By far the largest number of these tales were short stories, novellas, and novels of Cossacks wandering the Asian steppes during the late 16th and early 17th century, all but a half-dozen featuring a set of allied characters.

It is full lmb facts but it is put in a story context so that it is easy to understand. The March of the Barbarians. This book made me a lifelong fan henghis Genghis Khan.

Showing of 32 reviews. But I found myself yearning a bit more humanity. I had finished Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History podcast about the Khan’s highly recommended if you like history BTW which was more in depth and filled in some of the background goings on. I mostly enjoyed this book, though, because I didn’t know anything about genbhis Mongols and their first leader, Genghis Khan.


I’ve never read of the Khan before, except from the gdnghis of those he fought. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Basically, I wished it was written bit more imaginatively. Yes, it is a good book. More labm books, however, would likely give a better list of sources for those looking for more detail. It summarizes things and gives us a brief glimpse on universe of Genghis Khan.

Genghis Khan by Harold Lamb

He claims Genghis was a deist whom ignored the prophesies of his own soothsayers before a battle and strictly not a fatalist, forging his own path. He got his start in the pulp magazinesquickly moving to the prestigious Adventure magazine, his primary fiction outlet for nineteen years.

Jun 18, Zeke Chase rated it really liked it Shelves: Harold Lamb was fascinated by the people and history of Asia which greatly influenced his fictional short stories, many featuring Cossacks or Mongols as heroes. Durandalpublished inreprinted all three novels of Sir Hugh with new linking material.

A good historical story about Ghengis Khan without getting lost in the weeds.

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You had to learn the whole textbook and every sentence in it by heart because the wrath of history was upon you if you dared to write one sentence differently. Kai and I are read this in pamb, Genghis gets a bad rap in history, but he really was an amazing leader.

To ask kgan readers questions about Genghis Khanplease sign up. Pulled this one out of my dad’s library, and once I started reading, I couldn’t put it down. I was left with a new hero, also, Ye Liu Chutsai. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


He got his start in the pulp magazines, quickly moving to the prestigious Adventure magazine, his primary fiction outlet for nineteen years. But I was somehow left wanting more, I think because the author freely admitted he glossed over or omitted details covered elsewhere.

Kunitz and Howard Haycraft; Third Edition. Though it was not as impartial as I would have preferred in a historical account it was worth the time if one cares to know more of this enigmatic figure Written in the twenties by a novelist-hi I’ve been helping a friend, president gehghis a condo association, clean out a five-car, two-storey garage recently obtained.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. History may not literally repeat itself but patterns of behavior do in khzn a way that we can see connections harood this seems to be one of those times. DeMille, who employed Lamb as a technical advisor on a related movie, The Crusades, and used him as a screenwriter on many other DeMille movies thereafter. This short book gave me a general idea of the lifestyle in the Gobi desert and defied my assumptions and expectations about Mongolian culture.

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