The best holiday present I got this year was messages like these.
In which I finally have some time to sit down and hand out prizes for corrections – with updated art! Corrections and thanks are laid out for Wu Zetian, Ching Shih, Gudit, Isabel Godin, Mata Hari, Mai Bhago, and Vasilisa Vasilyevna.
In which I’m called out regarding the later life of Jeanne de Clisson, and I define the scope of the project.
The founders and members of the Chinese Women’s Espionage Training Institute? Shanghai sex workers.
How could Li Chi possibly compare herself to a Chinese heroine who was born a century after Li Chi herself? The answer gets complicated.
Ever been curious as to the upbringing of Two Spirits in Native American cultures? You should probably read this.
A reader brought to my attention that Cyrus the Great actually set Croesus on fire, so yeah – depicting them as best buds was probably somewhat inaccurate.
Ever thought that Inuit (or Mi’kmaq, or Inupiat) clothing is awesome? This is the post for you.