Conquest of Song China
Lecture no. 31 from the course: The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes
Taught by Professor Kenneth W. Harl | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
At his death in 1227, Genghis Khan had achieved most of what he desired territorially. Why, then, did Kublai Khan and Möngke invade Song China? Investigate this conquest, which some scholars call the greatest of the Mongol’s military achievements, including the logistical challenges that Kublai Klan overcame by inventing a new army.