The Mongol transformation: From the steppe to Eurasian Empire

Michal Biran*

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Abstract

This paper discusses the rise of the Mongol Empire in its Inner Asian context, looking for evolutionary versus revolutionary features of the Mongol imperial enterprise. It then assesses the Mongol impact on Eurasia from three angles: the Mongol contributions to Eurasian integration; their impact on the Eurasian geo-political balance; and the long-term impact of their statecraft on the different regions over which they ruled.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)338-361
Number of pages24
JournalMedieval Encounters
Volume10
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2004

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