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John Man is a historian specializing in the nature of leadership. John's books have been published in over twenty languages around the world and include histories of the Great Wall of China and the Mongolian Empire. He lives in England.

Inclou aquests noms: John Man, John Man, Jay Garnet, Jay Garnett

Obres de John Man

Attila the Hun (2005) 305 exemplars
Kublai Khan (2006) 198 exemplars
Stay Alive, My Son (1987) — Editor — 149 exemplars
The Great Wall (2008) 137 exemplars
Atlas of the Year 1000 (1999) 135 exemplars
The new traveller’s atlas (1998) 121 exemplars
Samurai: A History (P.S.) (2011) 92 exemplars
Battlefields Then & Now (1800) 88 exemplars
The War to End Wars 1914-18 (1998) 86 exemplars
Gobi: Tracking the Desert (1997) 55 exemplars
The Survival of Jan Little (1986) 49 exemplars
Berlin Blockade (1973) 43 exemplars
Day of the Dinosaur (1978) 36 exemplars
Dinosaurs/06145 (1988) 16 exemplars
Exploration and Discovery (1990) 14 exemplars
Astronomers Library (1989) 10 exemplars
The Birth of Our Planet (1997) 9 exemplars
Zwinger Palace, Dresden (1990) 9 exemplars
The Lion's Share (1982) 5 exemplars
Wedloop om de ruimte (1999) 2 exemplars
The Stranger in Reading (2006) 2 exemplars
The Gutenberg Revolution (2010) 2 exemplars
Marine K SBS: Gold Rush (2016) 1 exemplars
Outlaw: A Gay BDSM Adventure (2020) 1 exemplars
Wielki mur 1 exemplars
Attila, a barbár király (2011) 1 exemplars
Kubilay Han 1 exemplars
La Naissance de la Terre (1997) 1 exemplars

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Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids (2001) 14 exemplars
Tamerlán (Desperta Ferro Antigua y Medieval 42) — Col·laborador — 2 exemplars


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Lots of good stuff in here and actually pretty easy to read, A bit more analysis of Marco's veracity than a straight telling of his story, which I'd have preferred.
BBrookes | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | Dec 5, 2023 |
This is a volume in the Time-Life Peoples of the Wild series, a bit dated (1982), as the series name indicates (of course, one could argue that it's their habitat that the term 'wild' refers to, and not the people themselves). However that may be, the book portrays, in detailed text and unique photographs, the lives of these forest-dwellers, in a remote corner of the Amazon forest in eastern Ecuador. The author and photographer have undertaken the heroic task of locating them, establishing communication, making friends, and actually living with them for weeks together, taking part in their forays into the forest, earing what they eat, trying to understand their lives and their prospects. This book presents a glimpse of what is in all probability a vanished world today, as these groups were the last of the Waorani that lived outside the Indian reserves where their compatriots had already been affected by modern civilization. The first-named author, John Man, is incidentally the writer who has produced a number of books on Mongolia and the Mongols; apparently his sojourn with the "jungle tribe in Ecuador" was a once-off experience, something he did not further pursue, but a spin-off on his editing the volume The Amazon in the Time-Life Wild Places series.… (més)
Dilip-Kumar | Aug 7, 2023 |
Excellent introduction to the history of the ninja. Very informative but so broad to occasionally be frustrating. The Nakano School was completely new to me which was interesting but admittedly I would have liked a deeper dive into the Sengoku period and even earlier.
GlencoeTraveler | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Feb 20, 2023 |
Outstanding book. Every detail well-researched and beautifully presented.
CasSprout | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Dec 18, 2022 |



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