Bryn Hammond's Reviews > Mongols, Turks, and Others: Eurasian Nomads and the Sedentary World

Mongols, Turks, and Others by Reuven Amitai-Preiss
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it was amazing
bookshelves: steppe-history, website-widget

A hodgepodge of essays. Patchy - for me - but the one by Gideon Shelagh I think a quiet revolution. It's about steppe identity, nomad ideology (uses those phrases) and concludes that the decision to go nomad was often a 'political strategy'. That is, on the hoof you were free.

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Finished Reading
January 10, 2012 – Shelved
January 10, 2012 – Shelved as: steppe-history
October 26, 2012 – Shelved as: website-widget

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