07-10-18 --- MMW 4 Lecture 7

07-10-18 --- MMW 4 Lecture 7 - 07-10-18 Week 3: Pax...

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07-10-18 Week 3: Pax Mongolica Goal o Mongol Rule Strategies Brought out of Steppes China Yuan Dynasty, 1279-1368 o Period when the Mongols rule China o Not even a century of control Tensions Nomads with Empire o Once they have their land, there are different responsibilities o Consequences Conquests o Russia: (1240’s) Kiev destroyed o Near East (1250’s) o China: (1270’s) o Pax Mongolica ( the Mongol peace) 13 th and Early 14 th Century: Trade moves east and west faster than ever before Mongols encourage it and protect it Tax it; benefit from it Communications Netowrk o Yam: communication network Intelligence o Post Stations 25-30 miles apart Stock of Animals/Fodder Messengers move along this route Authoirzation Required (Paiza) ‘Mongol Passport’ Urgent messages 200-300 Miles/Day Horn o Effective institution after the army 50,000 horses 6,000 boats Demanded from local peoples
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200 dogs (for snow in north) Sheep Trade o 13 th -14 th century o Taxed o Theft Punishable by death Less Risk o Cf. China
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