Shaking the Foundation—Mongols in the East
Lecture no. 36 from the course: Foundations of Eastern Civilization
Taught by Professor Craig G. Benjamin | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Look beyond the military success of the Mongols and reflect on the impact their empire had on Eastern civilization. From trade to global communication, the Mongols facilitated a global system that joined East and West Eurasia in a “world system.” In this lecture, you’ll also meet Marco Polo, Qubilai Khan, and more.