Pax Mongolica and Cultural Exchange
Lecture no. 32 from the course: The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes
Taught by Professor Kenneth W. Harl | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
What were the costs and benefits of the Mongol conquests? Is it accurate to say that a pax Mongolica—a Mongol peace—was imposed in the sedentary civilizations that came under their control? Analyze these consequences, looking at the toll of Mongol destruction and the transformative cultural exchange and prosperity that arose.