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

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  • ISBN: 9780307407153
  • ISBN: 0307407152
  • Physical Description: xvii, 317 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [2010]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: 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, 1470-1510 -- The white road of the warrior widow -- Winning the war and raising a husband -- Facing the wall -- Her jade realm restored -- Epilogue: The secrets of history.
Summary, etc.: A magnificently researched 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.
Mongols > Biography.

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