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The secret history of the Mongol queens: how the daughters of Genghis Khan rescued his empire
Book 2607/Completed: 3/4/2012

Author:Weatherford, J. McIver. daughters of Genghis Khan rescued his empire / Jack Weatherford.
Edition:1st ed.
Published:New York : Crown Publishers, c2010.
Description:xvii, 317 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
LC Call No.:DS22.W39 2010
Dewey No.:950/.20922 22
ISBN:9780307407153
0307407152
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
A history of the ruling women of the Mongol Empire, this work reveals their struggle to preserve a nation that shaped the world.
The missing chapter -- 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 -- 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 -- 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.
Subjects: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.
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