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Author Weatherford, J. McIver, author.

Title Genghis Khan and the quest for God : how the world's greatest conqueror gave us religious freedom / Jack Weatherford.

Publication Info. New York : Viking, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    323.442 WEA    Available
Description xxiii, 407 pages : maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-397) and index.
Contents The anger of the gods -- Becoming Temujin -- The teeth that eat men -- The golden whip of heaven -- Wisdom of the steppe -- Conflicting selves -- Becoming Genghis Khan -- Messenger of light -- Jesus of the steppe -- The making of the Mongol nation -- Guardians of the flame -- Becoming the world conqueror -- Wings of one bird -- God's omnipotence -- The thumb of fate -- Wild man from the mountain -- The Confucian and the unicorn -- Becoming a god -- The last campaign -- War, inside and out -- Burning the books -- Life after death -- The thunderbolt of God.
Subject Freedom of religion -- History.
Genghis Khan, 1162-1227 -- Religion.
Religion and politics.
Religion and state.
Mongolia -- Religion.
Religions -- Relations.
ISBN 9780735221154 (hardcover)
0735221154 (hardcover)

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