Collection: Samurai >
Takeko NakanoWhen the end of an era was at hand, this samurai woman refused to go gently.
Tsuruhime OhoriWhen invaders threatened her island home, she declared herself a living god, raised an army, and fought them tooth, nail, and occasional grenade.
Sutematsu OyamaThe first Japanese woman to go to college didn't have a choice. But the experience changed her - and she changed Japan in return.
Collection: Oceania >
RiinaWhen flying cannibal ghosts kidnapped two women, there was no man that could save them. But there was a woman.
Charlotte BadgerThe first European woman to end up in New Zealand, Charlotte Badger was part pirate, part adopted Maori, and part mom. Which part is which is somewhat lost to history.
Kate Leigh and Tilly DevineAmerica had Al Capone. Sydney had Kate Leigh and Tilly Devine - who *hated* each other.
Collection: Hindus >