Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
by Jack Weatherford
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Genghis Khan shaped the modern world by shattering the walls of isolated civilizations.
The last time China built walls, it was the beginning of the end for a great civilisation.
The renaissance period of the Europeans were much less a revival of the fallen Greek and Roman empires, and much more a adaptation of the world that the Mongols left behind.
Much of the barbaric impression that the modern world thought of the Mongols and Asians were based on the writing of Voltaire and other writers.
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Minute Inc. 2017