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The Tomb of Genghis Khan

I picked up a new book about Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empre:

"The Mongols: From Genghis Khan to Tamerlane" (2009)
by W.B. Bartlett

It looks very good. The publisher claims it is "the first new history of the Mongol Empire for over twenty years". However, we shouldn't overlook the excellent book, "Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World" (2004) by Jack Weatherford.

Jack Weatherford, author of another favorite book of mine, "Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World ", was a talking head in a 2006 History Channel special that aired several nights ago. It was titled "The Secrets of Genghis Khan". It's a fascinating documentary covering an expedition to Mongolia that took place over two consecutive summers (2004-2005?). It was privately funded by a man who made his fortune in the gold market.

http://www.wolverton-mountain.com/interviews/people/maury__kratvitz.htm

The search has continued both by Mongolian archaeologists, Cal Tech, and by a Japanese team.

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2009/07/new-tech-aids-search-for-lost-tomb-of-genghis-khan-800-years-after-the-death-of-genghis-khan-ruler-of-themongol-empire-the.html

http://passionateabouthistory.blogspot.com/2008/11/can-high-tech-tools-find-tomb-of.html#
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5viCNcha-k

"Genghis on the Web":
http://www.isidore-of-seville.com/genghis/7.html

Wikipedia (See section on Genghis' Death and Burial):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genghis_Khan

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