Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World: by Jack Weatherford | Conversation Starters
In “Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World”, readers are introduced to Jack Weatherford’s unique insights concerning Genghis Khan and the truth of the Mongolian history in Europe and Asia. The only Western scholar allowed into Khan’s homeland and burial site, Weatherford challenge traditionally bloodthirsty characterizations of the historical figure to assert instead a progressive and benevolent image of the ancient ruler. Jack Weatherford delivers “Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World” with a thoughtful and reflective tone, critically deconstructing myths about the historical figure to provide a new perspective of the infamous Genghis Khan. A New York Times bestseller, the book aims to shed light on the storied and grandiose legend of Genghis Khan.
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