New York :, Broadway Paperbacks,, 2010.
xvii, 317 pages : illustrations, map, genealogical table ; 21 cm
Introduction. 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
Epilogue. The secrets of history.
"The Mongol queens of the thirteenth century ruled the largest empire the world has ever known. The daughters of the Silk Route turned their father's conquests into the first truly international empire fostering trade, education, and religion throughout their territories and creating an economic system that stretched from the Pacific to the Mediterranean"--Page 4 of cover.