Babar, who lived in the sixteenth century, was descended from both Tamerlane
and Genghis Khan
. The book incorporates his private, family story, and the story of his acquisition first of the kingdom of Ferghana...
The title-page quotes James Beattie
. The action moves further afield than in JH
's previous works, to such places as London, Hampstead, and Cambridge. JH
here comes close to depicting a...
Ella K. Maillart
This book describes Maillart's journey from Moscow (where she had gone to study film in 1930) to Russian Turkestan.
Turkestan refers to a region of Genghis Khan
's empire that runs from southern Mongolia...