Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
by Jack Weatherford
Category: Biography & Autobiography
- @AlexanderELundy Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, The Ocean of Churn and Africa by John Reader are examples of books I've loved.
- @MrScottMeyer @Austen Agreed! I loved it. Read it while I was in China which gave extra meaning to the book
- Absolutely incredible book. Probably in my top five all-time. https://t.co/iw5aA1aNNn https://t.co/TR0rkff2CF
A re-evaluation of Genghis Khan's rise to power examines the reforms the conqueror instituted throughout his empire and his uniting of East and West, which set the foundation for the nation-states and economic systems of the modern era.