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The Perilous Frontier: Nomadic Empires and China

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Around 800 BC, the Eurasian steppe underwent a profound cultural transformation that was to shape world history for the next 2,500 years: the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Asia invented cavalry which, with the use of the compound bow, gave them the means to terrorize first their neighbors and ultimately, under Chingis Khan and his descendants, the whole of Asia and Europe. Why and how they did so and to what effect are the themes of this history of the nomadic tribes of Inner Asia - the Mongols, Turks, Uighurs and others, ...

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The Perilous Frontier: Nomadic Empires and China
1992, Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN-13: 9781557863249

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The Perilous Frontier: Nomadic Empires and China
1989, Blackwell Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781557860439

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