The Mongol Art of War by Mr. Timothy May

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The Mongol armies that established the largest land empire in history, stretching across Asia and into eastern Europe, are imperfectly understood. Often they are viewed as screaming throngs of horsemen who swept over opponents by sheer force of numbers rather than as disciplined regiments that carried out planned and practised manoeuvres. In this pioneering book, Timothy May demonstrates that the Mongol military developed from a tribal levy into a disciplined and complex military organization. He describes the make-up of the Mongol army from its inception to the demise of the Mongol empire, and he shows how it was the strength, quality and versatility of Mongol military organization that made them the pre-eminent warriors of their time.

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Timothy May, a leading expert on the Mongol empire, is a professor of history at North Georgia College and State University.
Published September 20, 2012 by Pen & Sword. 224 pages
Genres: History, Travel, War, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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A n authority on the Mongol empire, May (The Horse and the Origins of Horse Medicine in China ) combines exhaustive research and

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