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CLIR - Tastemaker Turks and Modish Mongols

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
1:15pm – 2:45pm

UConn Depot Campus

Tastemaker Turks and Modish Mongols: How "Barbarians" Became the Arbiters of High Society in Medieval Asia. The Turks and Mongols who conquered the Middle East beginning in the tenth century had been (and still often are) considered uncultured, yet they reshaped the tastes of high society in the Islamic world of China. Class will be held at Vernon Cottage.


Marilyn Diaz

Extension (primary), College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, UConn Master Calendar

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