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By X. L. Woo

Empress Wu governed China for 20 years through the Tang Dynasty within the 7th century. Enigmatic in addition to formidable, she was once one in all simply girls to reign over this Asian big. Dr. Woo digs via chronicles and tales to tug jointly what's identified approximately her kin, her upward thrust to prominence, and the way she received energy opposed to the entire odds.

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