Justin Marozzi

Genghis Khan was tolerant, kind to women – and a record-breaking mass-murderer

A review of The Mongol Empire: Genghis Khan, His Heirs and the Founding of Modern China, by John Man. The Mongols made China, argues this book, which means it’s unlikely to get a Chinese translation any time soon

Close-up of Genghis towering 40 metres over his home pastures near the Mongol capital, Ulaanbaatar – the world’s biggest equestrian statue [Getty Images/Shutterstock/iStock/Alamy]

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