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world of the Huns
xxix, 602 p. illus. 26 cm.
|Statement||by Otto J. Maenchen-Helfen. Edited by Max Knight.|
|LC Classifications||D141 .M33|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxix, 602 p.|
|Number of Pages||602|
|LC Control Number||79094985|
|OCLC/WorldCa||801712, 185333080, 163380635|
This book argues that the steppes of Inner Asia were far from 'backward' and that the image of the primitive Huns is vastly misleading. They already possessed a highly sophisticated political culture while still in Inner Asia and, far from being passive recipients of advanced culture from the West, they passed on important elements of Central Author: Hyun Jin Kim. The Huns (Peoples of the Ancient World) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Huns (Peoples of the Ancient World) Author. Kim, Hyun Jin. Publisher. Routledge. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit.
In this highly readable and authoritative book, author Thomas J. Craughwell draws upon the latest historical and archaeological research to reveal the impact of the barbarian invasions on the modern world: from the establishment of the English language, to the foundation of world capitals such as Dublin, to the introduction of gunpowder to Europe. The Huns, thoroughly versed in the Chinese and Graeco-Roman sources, including a number of neglected accounts, as well as the most recent archaeological discoveries, provides an excellent introduction to the political and cultural history of Central Eurasia and the role of the “Hunnic peoples” in shaping the world of Late Antiquity in Asia.
The Huns (Peoples of the Ancient World) Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.4/5(2). Attila the Hun was the man who would be later called the “scourge of God” because of his extreme cruelty. He is recorded on the Bible Timeline Chart with World History between and was born in Pannonia (modern Transdanubia in Hungary). Pannonia, at that time, was ceded by the Roman Emperor to the Huns. It was the seat of the .
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The book is a little harder to read than a well written fiction novel for example, but that's not why I bought it. I was looking for a book presenting the truth about the huns or at least do try the best (and not for a novel where the author's personal opinions are shaping the facts).Cited by: There are not many books about the Huns written for a general audience, and fewer still that look at their history and society.
There is The World of the Huns: Studies in Their History and Culture, by Otto Maenchen-Helfen, which is comprehensive but disorganized and dry the general reader E.A. Thompsons The Huns is still the best choice, even though it was first /5. E.A Thompson's book entitled "A History of Attila and the Huns" was first published in This is a slightly revised version of that same book, with a different title to make it fit into Wiley-Blackwell's "People of Europe" series.
Given the original title, /5(11). The world of the Huns; studies in their history and culture Item Preview Book from the collections of unknown library Language English.
An extensive study of the origins and culture of the mysterious Huns and the civilizations affected by their invasions Bibliography: p. I obtained this book, I think, from the History Book Club while in college, but didn't read it until years later.
It looked formidable and it was, but the study of Augustine, late antiquity and most particularly R.A. Lafferty's quirky history of Attila helped prepare me for this (at the time) definitive, scholarly study/5.
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The world of the Huns by Otto Mänchen-Helfen,University of California Press edition, in EnglishCited by: The World of the Huns: Studies in Their History and Culture.
Otto Maenchen-Helfen, Otto Helfen. University of California Press, Jan 1, - Biography & Autobiography - pages. The book could certainly have used his hand to complete it. The first part of the Read full review/5(4).
This riveting biography reveals the man behind the myth. In the years AD the fate of Europe hung upon the actions of one man, Attila, king of the Huns. The decaying Roman empire still stood astride the Western World, from its twin capitals of Rome and Constantinople, but it was threatened by a new force, the much-feared Barbarian hordes.
The Huns were a nomadic people who lived in Central Asia, the Caucasus, and Eastern Europe, between the 4th and 6th century ing to European tradition, they were first reported living east of the Volga River, in an area that was part of Scythia at the time; the Huns' arrival is associated with the migration westward of an Iranian people, the languages: Hunnic, Gothic, Various tribal.
The Huns. [Hyun Jin Kim] -- "The Huns are notorious for their role in European late antiquity. (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel). This book addresses this imbalance.
It approaches the history and culture of the Huns in Europe from an Inner Asian and Eurasian perspective. The Huns came on the historical scene in Europe during the late 4th century A.D when, in A.D., they crossed the Volga River and conquered the Alans, another civilization of nomadic, warring.
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Dust jacket notes: Few persons know more about the Huns than their reputation as savage horsemen who flourished at the beginning of the Middle Ages and the name of Free shipping over $Cited by: Otto J.
Maenchen-Helfen THE WORLD OF THE HUNS Studies in Their History and Culture 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover Berkeley University of California Press Very Good+ in a Very Good dust jacket.
Some minor edge wear with a chip on jacket Rating: % positive. Success Can Be Yours with Wess Roberts' Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun Classic Insight for Modern Times The world's foremost producer of personal development and motivational audio programs now offers a completely unique approach to.
They were also some of the most influential people in the history of the world. "How the Barbarian Invasions Shaped the Modern World: The Vikings, Vandals, Huns, Mongols, Goths, and Tartars Who Razed the Old World and Formed the New" is a look at the barbarians responsible for how the world is today/5(3).
Contents List of maps page vi Acknowledgements vii 1 Introduction 1 Steppe empires and their signiﬁcance in the history of wider Eurasia and Late Imperial Rome 1 The Huns, a new world order and the birth of ‘Europe’ 5 2 Rome’s Inner Asian enemies before the Huns 9.
The origin of the Huns and their relationship to other peoples identified in ancient sources as Iranian Huns such as the Xionites, the Alchon Huns, the Kidarites, the Hephthalites, and the Huna, has been the subject of long-term scholarlyJoseph de Guignes first proposed the Huns were identical to the thesis was then popularized by Edward.
At the same time, the great Eurasian steppe became a permanent presence in the European world. This book treats Attila, the notorious king of the Huns, as both an agent of change and a symbol of the wreck of the old world order.
TABLE OF CONTENTS: Part I. The Roman Empire: Reversals of fortune: an overview of the age of Attila, by Michael Maas. Short answer: Chuvash people and Bulgarians.
Extended answer: To understand why, some research is required in the field of history. The battle of Nedao (still unidentified Pannonian river) at AD put an end to the Hunnic empire.
Some time later. I've been playing a lot of Total War: Attila lately and it's got me quite interested in the real history of the Huns. I'm most interested in Attila's conflict with Rome and his attacks on the empire in Europe. If anyone could recommend a good book or two on them it would be much appreciated.The Huns (Peoples of the Ancient World) - this book is a necessary read for those interested in either the Huns or Late Antiquity in the West.
For the most part the conclusions Kim draws are reasonable and thought-provoking. Englanders and Huns – How Five Decades of Enmity Led to the First World War By James Hawes Simon & Schuster – £ In Neil MacGregor’s excellent new book, Germany – Memories Of A Nation (Allen Lane), there’s a passage (”For England – and later Britain – unity, if necessary enforced unity, was for centuries the aim and purpose of the state, the essential .