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On the trail of genghis khan [electronic resource] : An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads. Tim Cope.

Cope, Tim. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781608194476 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Guided by a Kazakh aphorism—"To understand the wolf, you must put the skin of a wolf on and look through its eyes"—adventurer Tim Cope undertook a journey not successfully completed since the days of Genghis Khan: he traveled by horseback across the entire length of the Eurasian steppe, from the ancient capital of Mongolia to the Danube River in Hungary. It was an incredible six-thousand-mile, three-year-long trip across formidable landscape—and into the heart of the nomadic way of life that dominated this region for thousands of years, transforming Western Europe through its conquering armies.Cope's trek takes him through wolf-infested plateaus, over glaciers and the subzero "starving steppe," the scorching Kazakh desert, and the deep forests and treacherous mountains of the Carpathians. Alone except for a trusty dog (and a succession of thirteen horses, many stolen from him along the way), he encounters incredible hospitality from those who welcome him...
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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