The Mongol Empire: History and Legacy

Offered by: Inner Asian & Uralic Resource Center
Program Description:
This program explores the history and legacy of the Mongol Empire that ruled over much of Asia and Europe in the thirteenth century. It explores both how the empire rose, how it was maintained, its eventual disintegration and the wide-ranging, global effects thereof. Beginning with Chinggis (Genghis) Khan's rise to power, it charts the trajectory of the empire from its early days to its fall.