AAS-in-ASIA 2018 New Delhi Presenation

  2018.07.05-06, AAS-in-Asia, New Delhi,   In a session titled "The Mongols Mattered: Cultural, Social, and Commercial Changes During the Mongol Century," (in case it wasn't clear, the panel title was a nod to the recently published book "How Mongolia Mattered"), I joined my former colleagues and presented "Marriage Rules on the non-Han in Yuan China: … Continue reading AAS-in-ASIA 2018 New Delhi Presenation

Article: From Military Leaders to Administrative Experts: The Biography of the “Treacherous Minister” Temüder and his Ancestors

“From Military Leaders to Administrative Experts:
 The Biography of the “Treacherous Minister” Temüder and his Ancestors” Asiatische Studien vol. 72-1 (2017), 1213–1230 https://doi.org/10.1515/asia-2017-0006  (email me if you don't have access) TL;DR Summary Three generations in, the Mongols transformed. A lot. Such a pity Temüder  was dismissed as an Treacherous Minister (jianchen 奸臣) though... Summary Temüder (d. 1322) … Continue reading Article: From Military Leaders to Administrative Experts: The Biography of the “Treacherous Minister” Temüder and his Ancestors