So what is a mongol ruled Japan like?

Discussion in 'Alternate History Discussion: Before 1900' started by Malone, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. Malone Well-Known Member

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    The mongols famously failed in their quest to conquer Japan but what would a Japan ruled by the Mongols have looked like and developed into?
     
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  2. Tripledot Well-Known Member

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    If the example of Korea is anything to go by, it'd be at best a close vassal state. I doubt the Mongols would rule over Japan directly.
     
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  3. Monter Well-Known Member

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    Maybe they set up an non-hereditary (at first) Mongol shogunate.