Book of Ages makes a person cheer for women of the past who strained the seams of society even as they went on with their daily work.
Sex, murder, madness and betrayal were the hallmarks of the life of at least one of our colonial foremothers.
Empress Dowager Cixi’s monumental reforms in China were falsely credited to the men who served her or ruled after her.
In the ancient world, misogyny was legalized; women were considered inherently distrustful and guilty. As a recent Twitter war has shown, not much has changed.