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Do We Believe in Equality?

December 3, 2020 5:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Michael A. Bellesiles

One of my favorite stories from the long struggle for equality concerns the scientist Helen Hamilton Gardener. In 1889, she challenged the leading male exponent of female mental inferiority to examine a human brain and determine … Read the article

The Forgotten Empress

November 10, 2020 4:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Ellen Alpsten

‘So, you are writing another novel about Catherine the Great?’ 

Err – no! 

Before there was Catherine II, or the Great, whose life and rule has inspired dozens of adaptations, there was Catherine I of Russia—the most … Read the article