Discuss in the essay:1.) Carpini describes many different aspects of Mongol life and politics in The Story of the Mongols WhomWe Call The tartars, but not with equal attention. What feature of Mongol society was Carpini most interested in? Taking that feature analyzes Carpini’s description and explain what he was telling his readers and why?2.) In light of your analysis in part 1, explain what Carpini’s book can tell us about Carpini and the WesternEuropean Society he was part of. In your judgment did Carpini really understand the Mongols or was he(partly) blinded by his own preconceptions and priorities? Should we trust his account? USE SPECIFICEXAMPLES/ EVIDENCE in the analysis.3.) Using the knowledge you have gained from the book, does Mongol society fit into the picture of postClassical societies that we have been developing, or do they require us to rethink the importance of contact and the nature of relationships between societies in this period? What are the long term impacts of theMongol’s rise and fall? How did the world become a “smaller place” as a result of the Mongols?Paper details:1.) Bibliography: Chicago Style Footnotes (Turabian) required; Works Cited Page needed2.) Must include at least one SCHOLARLY source besides Carpini’s text or textbook.
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