David O. Morgan

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David O. Morgan (1945–2019) was a British historian who was professor emeritus of history at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.[1] His book The Mongols is considered a standard in the field.[2] Originally published in 1986, a new expanded edition was published in 2007.[3]

Morgan wrote several books on Medieval history, particularly the subject of the Mongol Empire. His previous functions involved being a reader in the history of the Middle East at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He held a BA from the University of Oxford and an MA and PhD from the University of London.[1]


  • The Mongols, Blackwell Publishing, 2007, ISBN 1-4051-3539-5
  • Medieval Persia, 1040-1797, second edition published 2016 by Routledge. ISBN 978-1-138-88566-0


  1. ^ a b "Faculty - David O. Morgan". University of Wisconsin. Archived from the original on 2013-01-13.
  2. ^ Review of The Mongols
  3. ^ "Professor David O. Morgan".