East Asian Studies: The Mongol Invasions


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East Asian Studies: The Mongol Invasions
The Mongol invasions of the thirteenth century occasioned significant change in Eurasian culture; the entire vast region of Eurasia was profoundly changed. Without delving into the long process of the Mongol conquest of China and Korea, and without delving into the failed invasion of Japan, this essay will look at the Mongol impact upon politics, economics and society in each of the aforementioned nations; put another way, the focus will be upon how each of these lands were transformed by the Mongols – and not upon the actual military conquest itself. In the case of China, it appears as though this powerful nation was not...
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.....e was a cultural transfusion from China – though this cannot make up for the losses endured. Japan, for its part, Japan came away feeling even more confident in itself, with various institutions strengthened.
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