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  • Mongol Uprising Analysis

    The Mongols dominated Russia from 1240 to nearly the end of the of the 16th century CE. The empire conquered by Genghis Khan was split after his death among his heirs and eventually divided into four smaller, though not insignificant Khanates. According to David O. Morgan the Great Khanate in and around China, the Ilkhanate of Persia, Iraq, and parts of Anatolia, the Chagatai Khanate of Central Asia, and the Golden Horde that controlled much of the Western and Southern parts of Russia. Due to…

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  • Essay On Sub Saharan Africa

    Discovering Sub-Saharan Africa Sub- Saharan Africa is located south of North Africa and in the middle of the south Atlantic and Indian Ocean. Being such a large continent, it was picked to pieces territorially by early colonization’s from large countries in Europe. With colonization completely withdrawing from the continent, it lays divided and has many challenges to overcome becoming a functioning continent. Few countries in that continent have normalized the transition from a colony into a…

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  • Genghis Khan And The Making Of The Modern World Chapter Summary

    Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford is a well-written account of the steppe nomad Temüjin on his journey to unify the Mongolian Steppe Nomads. In the process Temüjin, known formally as Genghis Khan, and his successors conquered much of the eastern world in a series of campaigns spanning several centuries. These campaigns left their mark, both good and bad, on the conquered lands and can be seen today in the cultures and ideas of the modern world. Weatherford’s…

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  • Ostrowski The Mongol Empire Analysis

    and collective responsibility in Muscovite political institutions and practices were either “ongoing practices typical of lands influenced by the pre-Mongol steppe nomads or they were introduced into Muscovy anew but given a significantly different sense according to the difference between Mongol institutions and practices and those of the steppe nomads…” Not only this, but Muscovite political institutions and practices were also similar to those at Sarai, which was the Mongol kingdom that ruled…

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  • Summary Of Genghis Khan And The Making Of The Modern World By Jack Weatherford

    minor disagreements, and instead worked together under Genghis Khan's leadership to conquer. He was an extremely effective fighter, adapting techniques from all over Asia to use in his military. The Mongols had a uniform code of laws, ridding the steppes of theft, kidnapping and petty battles.He established religious toleration and meritocracy. Previously Mongols tribes judged based on birth. He forbid The Mongols to abduct and enslave one another, recognizing the harmful animosity it created.…

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  • Essay On Classical Empires

    9. Several factors combined to lead to the fall of the Classical Empires. External forces, such as the Germanic tribes and steppe landers outside of the Han dynasty, were jealous of Classical Empire wealth. This led them to invade these empires, which were weakened by being so spread out. Empires also declined because of moral decline, as empires grew comfortable with their…

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  • Campbell's Archetypes In The Epic Of Gilgamesh

    on grass with beasts, constantly making his way to the edge of the water hole. I am frightened to approach him, he has filled in the pits I dug, he has torn out my traps I set, he has helped the beasts, wildlife of the steppe, slip from my hands, He will not let me work the steppe” (40). The hunter explains how Enkidu shows protection to his homeland and positions himself to be characterized as the Threshold Guardian. Urshanabi can also be considered as the Threshold Guardian because of…

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  • The Revenge Of Geography Analysis

    In Kaplan’s The Revenge of Geography, one sees that geography greatly affects many aspects of a civilization. He claims that geography is “the most fundamental factor in the foreign policy of states” because it remains constant while the leadership, ideals, and theological beliefs change (Kaplan 29). He goes on to explain that the economy, trade, and military are based primarily on one’s location. Kaplan quotes Napoleon Bonaparte, a French military and political leader, when he says, “to know a…

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  • Genghis Kh The Mongolian Empire

    and his legacy still lives on today. Although there were people who tried to snuff out the name of Genghis Khan, what he has done has impacted too many for him to be forgotten. The Mongolian people originated near the Onon River in the Asian steppes. Steppes are large areas of flat unforested grassland in southeastern Europe. The Mongolians made the most of their lives out of a homeland that was “only slightly more habitable than the desert” (Henry Weincek, Storm Across Asia). The ruler of…

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  • The Magyar People: A Comparative Analysis

    In the latter half of the ninth century AD, a tribal confederation from the Asian steppes began a migration into eastern and central Europe. Initially staying on the fringes of Christendom, these peoples soon came head-to-head with the established power of central Europe, the kingdom of the Eastern Franks. In the opening years of the conflict, the Magyars, as they were known (later known as the Hungarians) created a crisis which threatened the survival of the Eastern Frankish kingdom. The…

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