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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Since Subotai and Jelme were Uriangkhai , they did not initially know the tricks of the Mongol trade : how to spend days at a time on horseback , to whistle herds of ponies along after them as if they were dogs , to distinguish man from ...
At first , peace overtures were made by the khan , who sent a caravan of merchants to trade with the shah . But the latter , suspecting the merchants were in reality spies , had the entire group murdered . This affront made Genghis Khan ...
Both sides saw this as an advantageous encounter , the Venetians recognising a potentially rich trading market , and the ... Before the Venetians left , they signed a secret trade agreement with Subotai , promising to send intelligence ...
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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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