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lecture 6 - Friday 1/18/08 History2B: lecture 6 How the...

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Friday 1/18/08 History2B: lecture 6 How the Mongols Ruled? Empirical rule: What is an Empire? What does it need/have? - It has a huge effect on other societies (influential, historical impact) - Diverse - Economical structure (can’t survive without it) - Military power It was powered by violence - Mongols forged world’s largest zone of continuous rule through conquest - Mongols held monopoly of violence within their realm and projected military force outward Karakorum - Needed a center to rule It was centrally ruled - Administrative center: Karakorum - Karakorum published its might with ostentatious architecture - Elaborate courier network with relay stations transmitted information to Karakorum and extended its reach across the empire - Diplomatic envoys across Eurasia frequented Mongol court - It was consisted of a group of subjugated states under a single authority How did they rule china? - ruled states differently; unequal rights o prevents the creation and jealousy - Harsh; hands on China infiltration and segregation - Yuan Dynasty replaced Song in 1279
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