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

Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780307407153
  • ISBN: 0307407152
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Physical Description: xvii, 317 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2010.

Available copies

  • 21 of 21 copies available at All C/W MARS Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northampton Forbes Library.

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0 current holds with 21 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Text to Phone Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Northampton Forbes Library F666.W378s 2010 (Text) 30596000295809 Mezzanine Available -

Notes

Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted 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.
Summary or Annotation: A history of the ruling women of the Mongol Empire, this work reveals their struggle to preserve a nation that shaped the world.
Subject: 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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