Why was trade so significant to the Mongols?
The Mongols lived in steppe region with extreme climate where there was scarcity of resources. Cultivation of food and crops was not possible thus they had to rely on trade. That’s why trade was so important for Mongols to ensure their survival. They mainly traded with China.
Why did Genghis Khan feel the need to fragment the Mongol tribes into new social and military groupings?(view answer)