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

by Weatherford, J. McIver.

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

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Table of Contents:
  • 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.
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