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The Resource On the trail of Genghis Khan : an epic journey through the land of the nomads, Tim Cope

On the trail of Genghis Khan : an epic journey through the land of the nomads, Tim Cope

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On the trail of Genghis Khan : an epic journey through the land of the nomads
Title
On the trail of Genghis Khan
Title remainder
an epic journey through the land of the nomads
Statement of responsibility
Tim Cope
Title variation
  • Trail of Genghis Khan
  • Genghis Khan
Title variation remainder
  • an epic journey through the land of the nomads
  • an epic journey through the land of the nomads
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Language
eng
Summary
"The relationship between man and horse on the Eurasian steppe gave rise to a succession of rich nomadic cultures. Among them were the Mongols of the thirteenth century--a small tribe, which, under the charismatic leadership of Genghis Khan, created the largest contiguous land empire in history. Inspired by the extraordinary life nomads lead, Tim Cope embarked on a journey that hadn't been successfully completed since those times: to travel on horseback across the entire length of the Eurasian steppe, from Karakorum, the ancient capital of Mongolia, through Kazakhstan, Russia, Crimea and the Ukraine to the Danube River in Hungary"--Amazon.com
Summary
Australian author Tim Cope's only horse-riding experience occurred at the age of seven, lasted ten minutes, and resulted in a broken arm. In true Aussie spirit, he nonetheless determined to trace the historic path of legendary conqueror, Genghis Khan. He estimates the rugged, 6,000-mile journey from Mongolia through Russia, Crimea, the Ukraine, and Hungary will take 18 months. Instead, he finds himself on a 3-year journey during which he survives considerable dangers (horse thieves, wolves, and local bureaucrats), acquires a faithful dog, and encounters remarkable hospitality in surprising places. - Description by Dawn Towery
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10217172
Cataloging source
DLC
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1978-
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Cope, Tim
Dewey number
950/.21
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G490
LC item number
.C57 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Voyages and travels
  • Horsemanship
  • Eurasia
  • Cope, Tim
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adult
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an epic journey through the land of the nomads
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On the trail of Genghis Khan : an epic journey through the land of the nomads, Tim Cope
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-495) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2013017599
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
viii, 509 pages
Isbn
9781608190720
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013017599
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
Label
On the trail of Genghis Khan : an epic journey through the land of the nomads, Tim Cope
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-495) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2013017599
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
viii, 509 pages
Isbn
9781608190720
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013017599
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps

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