The Mongol Horde enjoyed a fearsome reputation as a largely undefeated fighting force. They conquered China, terrorized Eastern Europe, sacked Baghdad, and attacked the Mamluks in Egypt. Their military prowess won them the largest contiguous land empire in history: Their conquests stretched from Eastern Europe to the Pacific Ocean. This course takes a look at how a small Asiatic tribe was able to accomplish all this and exercise an influence that lasted for more than 300 years over world history.