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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It summarizes things and gives us a brief glimpse on universe of Genghis Khan. 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. When I finished the book, I felt I had a much better understanding of this famous military leader which is what 4. Did I like the book? Sep 06, Jenny rated it really liked it.

His greatest friend proves to be the swashbuckling Muslim swordsman, Abdul Dost, whom he aids in raising a rebellion against the Moghul emperor in Afghanistan. Views Read Edit View history.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The success of Lamb’s two volume history of the Crusades led to his discovery by Cecil B. I constantly had to flip back and forward pages because, as I said before, I really don’t feel at home in history.

Their rare good sense and shrewd observations helped the Europeans, though nothing would have saved Europe from being overrun had not Orgotai’s death necessitated them returning home Orgotai was the ruling khan after his father’s death.

They are highly illuminating and fascinating in their own right. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This book was on our son’s summer reading list. Beautiful vintage book, exactly as advertised. I probably read in ‘s.


Trivia About Genghis Khan: This is one of those POD at least it appears so books which reproduces an old edition of a book a edition in this case. I enjoyed learning about the ancient Chinese and their great empire as well as the Persians and Turks and other “Eastern” ethnic groups. Apr 12, Fahd rated it really liked it.

Genghis Khan and the Mongol Horde by Harold Lamb

Hardcoverpages. The bulk of his Crusader, Asian, and Middle-Eastern stories as well as the latter stories of Khlit the Cossack were written in the latter portion of his pulp magazine years, and demonstrate a growing command of prose tools; the more frequent use, for example, of poetic metaphor in his description. DeMille hiring him as technical advisor and screenwriters on several films.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Related stories with occasional Crusaders are collected in Henghis from the Desert Bison, The Mongols, not known for their literacy, left no written materials, so author Lamb makes do with external hkan, coming up with a plausible, but unconvincing, biography. Archived from the original on Durandalpublished inreprinted all three novels of Sir Hugh with new linking material.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The next time you’re driving on a highway on your laamb commute to work, look forward into the distance and try to picture how it would’ve been for an entire army to cross the distance from China to Europe on foot, through deserts haropd mountains! Copyright story of Genghis Khan.

Lamb’s style of writing is easy to read, probably because he began his 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. He got his start in the pulp magazines, quickly moving to the prestigious Adventure magazine, his primary fiction outlet for nineteen years. But the why and how were always mysterious for me. Open Preview See a Problem?


I was left with a new hero, also, Ye Liu Chutsai. Their motives and true loyalties, though, remained mysterious to Lamb’s male characters, and their unknowable kamb is frequently the source of plot tension. Perhaps Temujin Genghis Khan was a greater soul than he oftentimes is portrayed kjan be.

Pages with related products. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage haropd. Lamb wrote several novels which were almost in the nature of dramatized biographies. Though it was not as impartial as I would have preferred in a historical account it was worth the time if genggis cares to know more of this enigmatic figure In he wrote a biography of Genghis Khanand following on its success turned more and more to the writing of non-fiction, penning numerous biographies and popular history books until his death in in Rochester, N.

The names of Gehghis’ sub-chiefs were hard to follow Subutai, Chipenoian -? Retrieved from ” https: Jul 22, Ben Tuthill rated it liked it. His innate integrity was so respected that he was often able to check the slaughter of untold innocents who fell in the Mongol path.

Genghis Khan and the Mongol Horde

That Lamb does it in a lean, succinct pages is nothing short of miraculous in these days of thousand-page tomes to cover a president’s life. 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. Aug 26, Stephen rated it really liked it Shelves: Simply written but a great historical read.