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              Barbarians at the Wall: The First Nomadic Empire and the Making of China

              Barbarians at the Wall: The First Nomadic Empire and the Making of China (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Man, John

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              Outside Asia precious little is known of their rich history, but new evidence reframes our understanding of the indelible mark they left on a vast region stretching from Europe and sweeping right across Central Asia deep into China.

              ISBN 9781787630536
              Published 18 June 2019 by Transworld Publishers
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              The Great Wall: The Extraordinary Story of China's Wonder of the World

              The Great Wall: The Extraordinary Story of China's Wonder of the World (Hardback)

              By Man, John

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              John Man brings the past to life by traveling along China's Great Wall, vividly describing its obscure origins, remarkable expansion, and stunning physical presence.

              ISBN 9780306817670
              Published 29 July 2008 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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              The Terra Cotta Army
               

              The Terra Cotta Army (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Man, John

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              The incredible story of the discovery of China's greatest archaeological treasure, and the history behind the mysterious terra cotta warriors and the emperor who made them.

              ISBN 9780306818400
              Published 1 January 2018 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Alpha Beta
               

              Alpha Beta (Paperback)

              By Man, John

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              The idea behind the alphabet - that language with all its wealth of meaning can be recorded with a few meaningless signs - is an extraordinary one. It has occurred in Egypt about 4000 years ago. This title follows the emergence of the western alphabet as it evolved into its prese ...

              ISBN 9780553819656
              Published 1 May 2009 by Transworld Publishers
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              The Leadership Secrets of Genghis Khan
               

              The Leadership Secrets of Genghis Khan (Paperback)

              By Man, John

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              Genghis Khan has a very strong claim to be the greatest leader the world has ever seen. As a teenager he was an outcast fleeing enemies on a mountain in northern Mongolia, an exile, a nobody. This book examines the life of Genghis Khan to discover the qualities, characteristics a ...

              ISBN 9780553818758
              Published 1 September 2010 by Transworld Publishers
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              The Gutenberg Revolution

              The Gutenberg Revolution (Paperback)

              By Man, John

              • RRP: $29.99
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              The invention of Johann Gutenberg - printing by movable type - was a discovery waiting to happen in the fifteenth century. His story is full of paradox: his ambition was to reunite all Christendom, but his invention shattered it; he aimed to make a fortune, but was cruelly denied ...

              ISBN 9780553819663
              Published 1 October 2009 by Transworld Publishers
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              The Terracotta Army
               

              The Terracotta Army (Paperback)

              By Man, John

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              The Terracotta Army is one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time. 8000 life-size figures of warriors and horses were interred in the mausoleum of the First Emperor of China. They are thought to represent real members of the First Emperor's army. This is the remar ...

              ISBN 9780553819144
              Published 15 February 2018 by Transworld Publishers
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              Attila The Hun

              Attila The Hun (Paperback, New edition)

              By Man, John

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              In the years 434-454 AD, the fate of Europe hung upon the actions of one man, Attila, king of the Huns. He has become a byword for barbarism, savagery and violence. This biography reveals the man behind the myth.

              ISBN 9780553816587
              Published 1 May 2006 by Transworld Publishers
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              Saladin: The Life, the Legend and the Islamic Empire

              Saladin: The Life, the Legend and the Islamic Empire (Paperback)

              By Man, John

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              Saladin remains one of the most iconic figures of his age. As the man who united the Arabs and saved Islam from Christian crusaders in the 12th century, he is the Islamic world's preeminent hero. Charting his rise to power, his struggle to unify the warring factions of his faith, ...

              ISBN 9780552170840
              Published 18 July 2016 by Transworld Publishers
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              The Mongol Empire: Genghis Khan, his heirs and the founding of modern China

              The Mongol Empire: Genghis Khan, his heirs and the founding of modern China (Paperback)

              By Man, John

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              Genghis Khan is one of history's immortals: a leader of genius, driven by an inspiring vision for peaceful world rule. Believing he was divinely protected, Genghis united warring clans to create a nation and then an empire that ran across much of Asia. This book provides an accou ...

              ISBN 9780552168809
              Published 1 July 2015 by Transworld Publishers
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