Genghis Khan and the Rise of the Mongols. Chapter 12 (pp. 295 – 302). Geography. Central Asian Steppe Dry high plains Lack of resources. Origins. Pastoral nomads Life determined by scarcity of resources Contact could result in alliances or warfare
Chapter 12 (pp. 295 – 302)
Compare them to the Romans… two large empires based on conquest… did the people they conquer become them or did they become the people they conquered?