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How To Get Good Horses In Medieval China

Elizabeth Smithrosser | Medievalists | 9th June 2020

Interesting throughout. The national security of Song dynasty China depended largely on horses; they were the dominant military technology of the day; but native horses were second-rate. What to do? “When a state finds itself lacking in an essential raw material,…

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