History's Great Untold Stories: Obscure Events of Lasting Importance
Allen & Unwin, 2006 - 367 pages
'History's Great Untold Stories' opens readers' eyes to important places, events and peoples that have been ignored, yet directly affected our history.
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Too late , the Chinese commanders realised the trick , and deployed to meet Genghis's troops in a set - piece battle on an open plain near the Shanxi Mountains . The Jin army outnumbered Genghis's men , and fought fiercely , so that the ...
First , in the midwinter of 1218 , he sent Jebe and thirty thousand men through an obscure pass the Mongols had discovered between the Pamir and Tian Shan mountains . Thousands froze to death , horses died standing up , men began to eat ...
Subotai first led his forces around the southern end of the Caspian Sea , then moved north towards the Caucasus Mountains and the city of Tiflis , in Georgia . Here , he was met on the Kura Plain by thirty thousand men under the ...
This was a coalition force of the mountain people of the region , Orthodox Christians , the remnants of the Georgian army and the Cuman people , whose close relatives had all been slaughtered by Genghis Khan and Subotai during the ...
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An interesting, well-written book that broadly delivers on its title. Sure, I'd heard all about the Armenian Genocide, the Cadaver Synod, Tasmania's Black War, the Taiping Rebellion and others, there ... Read full review
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