Show Notes

Sources and links used for episode six: 18th Century London Harlots
Cruickshank, Dan. London's Sinful Secret: The Bawdy History and Very Public Passions of London's Georgian Age. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2009.
Dabhoiwala, Faramerz. “Sex and Societies for Moral Reform, 1688-1800” Journal of British Studies Vol 46. No. 2 (April 2007): 290-319.
Harris’ List of Covent-Garden Ladies: or Man of Pleasure’s Kalendar. London: H. Ranger, 1787.
Harris’ List of Covent-Garden Ladies: or Man of Pleasure’s Kalendar. London: H. Ranger, 1788.
Harris’ List of Covent-Garden Ladies: or Man of Pleasure’s Kalendar. London: H. Ranger, 1789.
Henderson, Tony. Disorderly Women in 18th Century London: Prostitution and Control in the Metropolis, 1730-1830. New York: Routledge, 1999.
Munro, Melissa Dawn. Studying Female Prostitution in 18th Century London: An Historiographical Analysis. Nov 2012.
Sources used for episode five: Ching Shih

Antony, Robert J. Ed. Elusive Pirates, Pervasive Smugglers: Violence and Clandestine Trade in the Greater China Seas. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2010.

Antony, Robert. “Peasants, Heroes, and Brigands: The Problems of Social Banditry in Early Nineteenth Century South China” Modern China Vol 15. No. 2 (April 1989): 123-148.

Antony, Robert. “Piracy in Early Modern China” IIAS Newsletter Vol 36. (2015) : 7 [Accessed 9 Jan. 2018].

Cordingly, David. Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 1996.

Murray, Dian. “One Woman’s Rise to Power: Cheng I’s Wife and the Pirates” Historical Reflections Vol 8. No. 3 Women in China: Current Directions in Historical Scholarship (Fall 1981): 147-161.

Murray, Dian. “Cheng I Sao in Fact and Fiction.” Bandits at Sea: a Pirates Reader. Ed. C.R. Pennell. New York: New York University Press, 2001. 253-282.

Shu, Yang. “Language, Women and Cultural Problems in China” Women and Language Volume 14. No. 1 (2001): 24-28.


Sources used for episodes three and four: Joan of Arc
Bennett, Judith M. Medieval Europe: A Short History. 11th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.
Hollister, C. Warren. Medieval Europe. 4th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2002.
Horrox, Rosemary and W. Mark Ormrod, eds. A Social History of England 1200-1500.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Larrington, Carolyn. Women and Writing in Medieval Europe: A Sourcebook. Florence: Routledge, 1995.
Sullivan, Karen. Interrogation of Joan of Arc. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999.
Taylor, Larissa Juliet. The Virgin Warrior : The Life and Death of Joan of Arc. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009.
Warner, Marina. Joan of Arc: The Image of Female Heroism. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1981.
Williamson, Allen, “Joan of Arc’s Trial - Motives and Conduct.” Joan of Arc Archive
Wirth, Robert. ed. "Primary Sources and Context Concerning Joan of Arc's Male Clothing." Joan of Arc Archive
Episode one and two: Cleopatra VII
Sources used for episodes one and two: Cleopatra
Ashton, Sally-Ann. Cleopatra and Egypt. John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2009. ProQuest Ebook Central,
Aston, Sally-Ann. Last Queens of Egypt : Cleopatra's Royal House. Taylor and Francis, 2003. ProQuest Ebook Central,
Nagle, D. Brendan. The Ancient World: A Social and Cultural History. Sixth Edition. New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006.
Roberts, J.M. A Short History of the World. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.
Tyldesley, Joyce. Cleopatra : Last Queen of Egypt. Basic Books, 2008. ProQuest Ebook Central,
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