By Cybele Zhang
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Zhang argues that Sorghaghtani Beki, the principal wife Chinggis Khan’s son, Tolui, was an integral part of the Mongol Empire and had a heavy hand in shaping subsequent governmental structure and succession. Though often ignored due to her sex, her agency is evidenced in multiple 13th century histories and record books.
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