Seminar: The Origins of the Mongols

Ming Dynasty depiction of a Mongol archer, mobile, highly coordinated, and effective. (Wikimedia)

Today I had the great pleasure of attending a talk given at the Seattle Asian Art Museum by Professor Nicola Di Cosmo, a prominent historian not only of the Mongol Empire, but on the relationship between nomadic and agrarian empires throughout the history of East and Central Asia. Given his background, it should come as …

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