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The Resource The secret history of the Mongol queens, Jack Weatherford

The secret history of the Mongol queens, Jack Weatherford

Label
The secret history of the Mongol queens
Title
The secret history of the Mongol queens
Statement of responsibility
Jack Weatherford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A magnificently researched history of the ruling women of the Mongol Empire, this work reveals their struggle to preserve a nation that shaped the world
Summary
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
338053
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weatherford, J. McIver
Dewey number
950/.20922
Index
index present
LC call number
DS22
LC item number
.W39 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genghis Khan
  • Queens
  • Daughters
  • Women
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Mongols
  • Mongols
  • Mongolia
  • Mongolia
  • Mongolia
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how the daughters of Genghis Khan rescued his empire
Label
The secret history of the Mongol queens, Jack Weatherford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: 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, 1470-1510 -- 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
Control code
ocn354817523
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780307407153
Lccn
2009020822
System control number
(OCoLC)354817523
Label
The secret history of the Mongol queens, Jack Weatherford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: 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, 1470-1510 -- 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
Control code
ocn354817523
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780307407153
Lccn
2009020822
System control number
(OCoLC)354817523

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