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.
A history of the ruling women of the Mongol Empire, this work reveals their struggle to preserve a nation that shaped the world.