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     March 20, 2018      #21-78 PB1
 

Recommended Reading: Women’s History Month

Lectura recomendada: Mes de la historia de la mujer

Want to celebrate Women's History Month with a book? Check out these picks from Rochester Public Library. Recommendations compiled by Allison Girres, a librarian in Readers Services.
 

1). The Secret History of the Mongol Queens: How the Daughters of Genghis Khan Rescued his Empire by Jack Weatherford

The Secret History of the Mongol Queens - Contributed photo/Courtesy Rochester Public Library

In the 13th century, Genghis Khan’s eight daughters and daughters-in-law ruled over the largest empire the world has ever known.  Yet during the end of the century, censors cut a section out of the official Mongol history, erasing the Mongol queens and leaving behind a single mysterious quote from Genghis Kahn: “Let us reward our female offspring.” Jack Weatherford reconstructs their stories and the ...

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