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

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

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The secret history of the Mongol queens : how the daughters of Genghis Khan rescued his empire
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The secret history of the Mongol queens
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how the daughters of Genghis Khan rescued his empire
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Jack Weatherford
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Mongul queens
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eng
Summary
A history of the ruling women of the Mongol Empire, this work reveals their struggle to preserve a nation that shaped the world
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The secret history of the Mongol queens
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A magnificently researched history of the ruling women of the Mongol Empire, revealing their struggle to hang on their patrimony and to preserve their nation. Jack Weatherford tells the gripping story, lost ot history until now, of the female heirs of the Mongol Empire. He beings with the six daughters of Genghis Kahn and the traces their royal families through 250 years of upheaval as the empire tore itself apart, pitting brother against sister and son against mother
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Genre
Biography type
contains biographical information
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Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
950/.20922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
DS22
LC item number
.W39 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Jack Weatherford
The secret history of the Mongol queens : how the daughters of Genghis Khan rescued his empire, Jack Weatherford
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-283) and index
Contents
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, 1470-1509 -- 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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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Edition
1st paperback ed.
Extent
xvii, 317 p.
Isbn
9780307407160
Isbn Type
(paper)
Note
cat13
Other physical details
ill., geneal. charts, map
System control number
  • ocn635461334
  • (OCoLC)635461334
  • 942623

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