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The secret history of the Mongol queens : how the daughters of Genghis Khan rescued his empire

Author: J McIver Weatherford
Publisher: New York : Broadway Paperbacks, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Mongol queens of the thirteenth century ruled the largest empire the world has ever known. The daughters of the Silk Route turned their father's conquests into the first truly international empire fostering trade, education, and religion throughout their territories and creating an economic system that stretched from the Pacific to the Mediterranean"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Genghis Khan; Genghis Khan; Genghis Khan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J McIver Weatherford
ISBN: 9780307407160 0307407160 9780307407153 0307407152
OCLC Number: 635461334
Description: xvii, 317 pages : illustrations, map, genealogical table ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction. 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 --
Epilogue. The secrets of history.
Other Titles: Mongol queens
Responsibility: Jack Weatherford.

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