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Author Weatherford, J. McIver.

Title The secret history of the Mongol queens : how the daughters of Genghis Khan rescues his empire / Jack Weatherford.

Imprint New York : Crown Publishers, c2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    950.2 WEA    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvii, 317 p. : ill., geneal. charts, map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The missing chapter -- pt. 1. Tiger queens of the Silk Route, 1206-1241 -- It takes a hero -- The growling dragon and the dancing peacock -- Our daughters are our shields -- Queens at war and commerce -- pt. 2. The shattered jade realm, 1242-1470 -- War against women -- Granddaughters of resistance -- The rabbit demon's revenge -- Daughter of the yellow dragon -- The falling prince and the rising queen -- pt. 3. Wolf mother, 1470-1509 -- The white road of the warrior widow -- Winning the war and raising a husband -- Facing the wall -- Her jade realm restored -- The secrets of history.
Summary A history of the ruling women of the Mongol Empire, this work reveals their struggle to preserve a nation that shaped the world.
Subject Genghis Khan, 1162-1227 -- Family.
Queens -- Mongolia -- History.
Daughters -- Mongolia -- History.
Women -- Mongolia -- History.
Inheritance and succession -- Mongolia -- History.
Mongols -- History.
Mongols -- Biography.
Mongolia -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Mongolia -- History.
Mongolia -- Biography.
Added Title Mongul queens
ISBN 9780307407153
0307407152

 
    
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