leader who united the Mongols and began invasion of China
Mongol that wased in southern Russia and influenced Russian culture
Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China
Dynasty in China set up by the Mongols under the leadership of Kublai Khan, replaced the Song (1279-1368)
Time whne the Muslims ruled India
Akbar the Great
Emperor of India known for religious tolerance
Also known as the mongol peace. A time when global trade expanded due to the political stability provided by mongol rulers.
Venetian merchant and traveler. His accounts of his travels to China offered Europeans a firsthand view of Asian lands and stimulated interest in Asian trade.
Moroccan Muslim scholar, the most widely traveled individual of his time. He wrote a detailed account of his visits to Islamic lands from China to Spain and the western Sudan. (p. 373)