Major requirement: History of Asia, Period prior to 1500
This course examines the history of the pastoral nomadic peoples who have inhabited the Eurasian steppe region since early times, with
particular attention paid to the creation of nomadic empires and their relations with sedentary neighbors in China, Europe, and the
Middle East. The course will focus on the histories of the Scythians, Xiongnu, Huns, Turks, and Mongols.
Prerequisite: Sophomore Status