A history of the ruling women of the Mongol Empire, this work reveals their struggle to preserve a nation that shaped the world.
xvii, 317 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
JACK WEATHERFORD holds the DeWitt Wallace Chair of Anthropology at Macalester College in Minnesota and an honorary position at Chinggis Khaan University in Mongolia. In 2007 he received the Order of the Polar Star, the highest award for service to the Mongol Nation for writing Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World. , He is also the author of Indian Givers , Native Roots , Savages and Civilizations , and The History of Money.