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Author Weatherford, Jack, 1946- 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
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  323.44 WEATHERFORD    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  323.442 WEATHERFO    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  950.2 WEATHERFORD    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  323.442 WEATHERFORD    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  323.442 WE    Check Shelf
Description xxiii, 407 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-397) 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.
Summary "Reveals how Genghis Khan harnessed the power of religion to rule the largest empire the world has ever known. By the New York Times best-selling author of Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World,"--NoveList.
Subject Genghis Khan, 1162-1227 -- Religion.
Freedom of religion -- History.
Religion and politics.
Religion and state.
Mongolia -- Religion.
Religions -- Relations.
Genghis Khan, 1162-1227. (OCoLC)fst00087611
Freedom of religion. (OCoLC)fst00934030
Religion. (OCoLC)fst01093763
Religion and politics. (OCoLC)fst01093842
Religion and state. (OCoLC)fst01093863
Religions -- Relations. (OCoLC)fst01093912
Mongolia. (OCoLC)fst01208752
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780735221154 (hardcover)
0735221154 (hardcover)
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