Jack Weatherford: Genghis Khan’s Lessons for the Modern World

OutsideVoices with Mark Bidwell| 1 February 2022 | 0h 59m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Jack Weatherford about his book Genghis Khan: The Making of the Modern World. Argues that Genghis Khan has been slandered by history and made contributions that, despite his flaws, are valuable and still felt in present-day society.

See also the dunc tank interview and Matt Lakeman’s review of the book.

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At Home with the Mongols

History Extra | 11 October 2021 | 0h 57m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Marie Favereau about her book The Horde: How the Mongols Changed the World. Discusses how the Mongol empire was governed and what everyday life was like within the empire ruled by Nomadic Mongol Khans for three centuries.

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Jack Weatherford – Genghis Khan Revisited

dunc tank | 30 November 2019 | 1h 00m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Jack Weatherford about his book Genghis Khan: The Making of the Modern World. Argues that Genghis Khan has been slandered by history and made contributions that, despite his flaws, are valuable and still felt in present-day society.

If you enjoy this you might also like Razib Khan’s recent Substack writings on the Eurasian steppe.

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