• The Mongol Conquests

  • A Captivating Guide to the Invasions and Conquests Initiated by Genghis Khan That Created the Vast Mongol Empire
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Jason Zenobia
  • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (34 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Mongol Conquests, then pay attention....

The Mongols were also known to be both merciful as well as tolerant. Moreover, their conquests weren’t aimed against civilized life; in fact, they helped connect numerous cultures and facilitated the spread of ideas and knowledge across the continent. Of course, the Mongols themselves were not uncultured brutes, as they had their own civilization, society, and traditions. With all that being said, this does not mean they were innocent for all the destruction they caused. Instead, it is implied that the Mongols weren’t like fire, causing annihilation wherever they passed. They were more like water, capable of causing floods and carving mountains while at the same time creating fertile soil and giving life.

Like many other topics in history, the Mongol story has more than one side, and this book will try to present as many as possible. It will explore both the bloody history of Genghis Khan and his conquests while showing that he and his fellow Mongols were capable of much more than that. Diving deep inside their culture and society, we’ll cast off their barbaric image. 

In The Mongol Conquests: A Captivating Guide to the Invasions and Conquests Initiated by Genghis Khan That Created the Vast Mongol Empire, you will discover topics such as:

  • Origin of the Mongols
  • Rise of Genghis Khan and the unification of the Steppes
  • The Mongol Conquest of the East
  • Genghis Khan’s revenge
  • Death and succession of the Great Khan
  • From unity to division - Genghis’ Heirs
  • The last of the Great Khans
  • The Mongol war machine
  • Mongol state, society, and culture
  • And much, much more!

So if you want to learn more about the Mongol Conquests, buy this book now!

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First in war, for a while

This is an excellent AUDIBLE on an interesting culture. I will recommend this learned and jargon-free work to others. Thus, the Mongols formed the biggest but one of the briefest empires' histories has ever known.

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Great in-depth info

The power of this AUDIBLE is that it goes into great detail about things like hiring, training, formations, and tactics. The weakness is that it does not give complete examples of Mongol principles in action.

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Great book.

There is a lot to like about The Mongol Conquests. It is written, for the most part, from the ground up and gives great detail as to what individual Mongol soldiers carried with them, the weapons they used, the mounts they traveled on, and their daily tasks. The book is never dry or dull and the pace keeps the user interested throughout.

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Detailed Descriptions of Mongol Tactics

This is a comprehensive title written in a very lively place. Anyone involved in military or world history will appreciate all the details and lesser-known facts, as well as the more traditional narrative sections and descriptions of individual Mongol leaders like Hulegu Khan and Subudai.

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Growth of Asia and East Europe culture.

Highly recommended military history book on the Mongol Army. I also highly recommend) that provides a DETAILED military history of the Mongol Army. If you enjoy military history, get this audible.

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History book on the Mongol Army

As the title of the audible suggests, it is almost completely about the business, training, weapons and equipment, logistics as well as the tactical and operational history of the greatest Mongol Army. I think the writer should substantially expand those chapters of the book which discuss the tactical and operational reviews of the Mongol Army.

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Growth of Asia and East Europe culture.

This is a readable and well-researched audible. It moves fast and is rich with facts. I even liked listening to the chapter notes in the back.

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Informative description of the Mongol art of war.

In his audible entitled ''The Mongol Conquest'' Captivating Guide May offers a quite good and comprehensive presentation of in some sense the very beginning art of war that leads to the creation of the Mongol Empire. Gratitude to the careful analysis of different historical roots author gives the reason why not so powerful monadic nation under the leadership of a very capable man generally known as Genghis Khan achieved so much and completely changed the entire medieval world.

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The audible was okay

I think the success of the Mongols was due not merely a too good strategy, but the spirit of the Mongols, which was either innate or instilled in them.There is good solid information on the general methodology of war,

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thank you!

The audible did provide a good background into the Mongols, and how the soldiers may have operated, but the writer extrapolated on a lot of things, and some of it appeared to contradict.

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  • Gabby McDermott
  • 02-04-20

A Brief Introduction

It is a brief and general history of Mongolian Empire. The content has more narrative aspect than analytical. I think the life of Genghis Khan should have been more detailed.

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  • Barry Fenty
  • 01-28-20

Very Clear and Concise

I loved this book immensely. Was a great overview of the Mongol conquests despite its age. Very Impressive and awesome