"It was long ago, and it was far away, and it was so much better than it is today." ~ Meat Loaf
Those English women who travelled to the new colony of Jamestown in search of marriage and a new life were neither groomed nor coerced.
Emma of Normandy's Encomium reveals an active and forceful medieval woman participating in the writing of history.
Tensions in the early 20th century resulted in the Second Exodus of the Jews from Egypt. Although many left or converted, a great many remain.
In medieval Iberia, the Church sanctified the slave trade by arguing that religious differences justified slavery.
New US equality laws in the 1960s meant a revolution in journalism, as the women of the press fought for their place.
Sevastopol, Russia's principal warm-water naval base on the Black Sea, was not immune to the spread of revolutionary sentiment in 1917.