Legacy of Chingis Khan Research Paper by hicaliber

Legacy of Chingis Khan
This paper describes the political, cultural and linguistic impact of the Mongol leader, Chingis Khan.
# 93386 | 1,227 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Mar 17, 2007 in History (Asian) , History (Leaders) , Asian Studies (General)


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This paper explores the role of Chingis Khan in shaping Central Asia. Also cited is his role in destroying the ancient cultures, ethnic and linguistic groups of the region. The paper further describes Chingis Khan's conquests and how they resulted in the fusion of many Eastern and Western elements. Nevertheless, the dream of an empire, combined with an ability to hold together or reproduce that empire, created the modern situation of fragmentation and warfare. The modern states of Central Asia still live with, and struggle with, the legacy of Chingis Khan.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Frank, Andre Gunder. "The Centrality of Central Asia." Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars 24, no. 2 (1992): 50-74.
  • Hunter, Shireen T. Central Asia since Independence. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1996.
  • Manz, Beatrice F. Central Asia in Historical Perspective. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994.
  • Manz, Beatrice Forbes. "1 The Development and Meaning of Chaghatay Identity." In Muslims in Central Asia: Expressions of Identity and Change, edited by Gross, Jo-Ann, 27-42. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1992.

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