The Historical Novel Society

The Historical Novel Society

Your browser does not support the video tag. Reviewed by Misty Urban The Historical Novel Society Lee Su-Mei is an unconventional guan (nobleman’s) daughter: she refuses to let her feet be bound, and she drives her father to despair with her lack of filial piety. Sent...
Change is in the air… I hope

Change is in the air… I hope

Image – The College Collective With the groundswell response globally to BLM based on the now-infamous event that shocked the world, I am hopeful that there is a paradigm shift happening now as a result. It is long overdue, with so many black lives lost in the...
Marco Polo…

Marco Polo…

Image – Marco Polo and his travels When Marco Polo discovered the “mystique of the Orient” and began trading with China via the now-famous “Silk Road” in the 13 century, he was limited to the size of his caravans trotting across rough terrains to deliver these...
American opium smugglers…

American opium smugglers…

Image – 1. Thomas Handasyd Perkins, smuggler, slave trader, founder of Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Perkins School for the Blind, and Mass General Hospital, 2. Warren Delano II, Grandfather to 32 president Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 3. Robert Bennet Forbes,...