Attila and the Nomad Hordes has 35 ratings and 2 reviews. Faith said: An excellent early primer for those who are looking for the broad outlines of stepp. About Attila and the Nomad Hordes. Of all the conquerors who swept out of Central Asia, two names stand out in European memory – Attila the Hun and. David Nicolle. Attila and the Nomad Hordes. Of all the conquerors who swept out of Central Asia, two names stand out in European memory – Attila the Hun and.
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Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. Both are remembered for massacres and devastation; yet whereas Genghis is also famous for the laws he imposed on half of Asia and for the trade which noomad under Mongol rule, Attila’s notoriety seems unrelieved by positive achievements.
But what was Attila’s short-lived attola really like? What happened to the Huns afterwards, and what role did the nomads of Central Asia play in the centuries between Attila and Genghis Khan?
Add to Your books. Recently added by sjolly75MarysGirljsetearggheingartnerLosCamachosOryphanyperrydw No current Talk conversations about this book. An excellent early primer for those who are looking for the broad outlines of steppe nomad history.
Go elsewhere for indepth information on any of the several “hordes”covered in this atila. As always, the illustrations are exceptional.
MarysGirl Attilaa 16, I think this a pretty good costume and Armour Book, with not much diverting material in the text. DinadansFriend Jun 14, A useful book, but one that attempts to cover far too much ground. The title, clearly intended to capture the shopper’s imagination, is a misnomer, as there is very little in the book about Attila or his Huns, but I guess in the commercial world we live in – that’s excusable.
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What is inexcusable is that the text and illustrations jump around all over the place, covering many nations that are not by any stretch of the imagination “Nomad Hordes” – for hirdes Sassanians, Sogdians, Slavs, Finno-Ugrians and Kushanians and that’s just in the colour illustrations. As with nearly all of David Nicolle’s books, this one could have been so much better if he had simply focused his efforts Status David Nicolle — primary author all editions calculated Mcbride, Angus Illustrator secondary author all editions confirmed.
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