The Mongol Art of War

The Mongol Art of War

Timothy Hay

 
Date Published :
March 2007
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781473892682

Dimensions : 9.5 X 6.5 inches
Stock Status : In stockPages : 240
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$24.95

Overview
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The Mongol armies that established the largest land empire in history, stretching across Asia and into eastern Europe, are imperfectly understood. Often they are viewed as screaming throngs of horsemen who swept over opponents by sheer force of numbers rather than as disciplined regiments that carried out planned and practised manoeuvres. In this pioneering book, Timothy May demonstrates that the Mongol military developed from a tribal levy into a disciplined and complex military organization. He describes the make-up of the Mongol army from its inception to the demise of the Mongol empire, and he shows how it was the strength, quality and versatility of Mongol military organization that made them the pre-eminent warriors of their time.

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