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Blue Wolf

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ISBN-10: 0231146167

ISBN-13: 9780231146166

Edition: 2008

Authors: Inoue Yasushi, Joshua A. Fogel, Joshua Fogel

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Inoue Yasushi was a prolific Japanese writer best known for his sweeping historical epics. In The Blue Wolf, the novelist imagines the life of Chinggis Khan, the famed warrior who established the Mongol nation and conquered nearly all of Asia. Inoue probes the darkest corners of Chinggis's soul, piecing together a psychological portrait of this "lone wolf" from the materials of myth and history (relying largely on The Secret History of the Mongols[1227], written shortly after the khan's death). Focusing on the relationship between Chinggis and his father and the warrior's obsession with his true paternity, Inoue drives at the root of the khan's grand ambitions and insatiable appetite for…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/19/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Inoue Yasushi (1907-1991) received numerous awards for his writing, including the prestigious Akutagawa Prize and the Japan Art Academy Award, and he was nominated for the Nobel Prize for literature. His novels include such popular works as The Roof Tile of Tempyo, Lou-Lan, Wind and Waves, and Journey Beyond Samarkand.Joshua Fogel is Canada Research Chair and professor of history at York University in Toronto. He specializes in the history of Sino-Japanese relations and has taught at Harvard University and the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Introduction
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Judaism
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Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index