Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Mongol Warrior 1200–1350” as Want to Read:
Mongol Warrior 1200–1350 (Osprey Warrior #84)
The Mongol warriors are one of the great success stories of world military history. Under the leadership of Genghis Khan and his successors the Mongols conquered much of the known world, fighting in territory ranging from the frozen steppes, the wilderness of Palestine, the jungles of Java and the great rivers of China. Through all this they showed a remarkable ability to ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published November 21st 2003 by Osprey Publishing
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Mongol Warrior, 1200-1350. Osprey Warrior 84.
Written by Stephen Turnbull, and Illustrated by Wayne Reynolds.
Scope – big
Completeness – Good
Appeal - good
Accuracy –good as far as I know
In 2004, I had the privilege of attending Cornell University and studying East Asian Studies and Chinese history. During this time, at least one of my fellow grad students and I had a discussion about Osprey books. His views were negative, but not necessarily due to the contents. According to him, if you have cred ...more
Summer reading book reviews, book #11, "Mongol Warrior 1200-1350" by Stephen Turnbull.... This book is part of the very handy Osprey series of short, illustrated military history books. Having read other reference works about the Mongols, much of the material in this book was familiar to me, but it was still a good refresher.... Not for the first time, I read the assertion that Mongols wore silk shirts so that arrowheads could be more easily removed from their wounds. And not for the first time, ...more
Stephen Richard Turnbull is British a historian specializing in eastern military history, especially the samurai of Japan. His books are mainly on Japanese and Mongolian subjects. He attended Cambridge University where he gained his first degree. He currently holds an MA in Theology, MA in Military History and a PhD from the University of Leeds where he is currently a lecturer in Far Eastern Relig ...moreMore about Stephen Turnbull...
Other Books in the Series
Osprey Warrior (1 - 10 of 178 books)