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The Mongols in China

  Life in China under Mongol Rule: Legal Codes  

In 1291, the Mongols instituted a new legal code in China that was much more innovative and flexible than some of the earlier Chinese legal codes and also less onerous for the population. [Also see Chinggis Khan's Four Great Legacies]

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