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50 Quotes From Casablanca, In Order Of Awesomeness

50 Quotes From Casablanca, In Order Of Awesomeness

Qiu Jin (1875-1907)  Revolutionary Chinese heroine, feminist, and activist Qiu Jin founded a radical women’s journal, attempted to overthrow the Qing Dynasty, and rallied for women’s rights to marry freely and receive an education.

10 Early Radical Poets

Meet the “Chinese Joan of Arc,” Qiu Jin (秋瑾) a radical women’s rights activist who defied tradition to become the leader of a revolutionary army. Qiu Jin boldly challenged traditional gender roles and demanded equal rights and opportunities for women.

"In the years leading up to & after the Second World War thousands of women left school at fourteen to work in the bustling factories of London’s East End. Despite long hours, hard & often hazardous work, factory life afforded exciting opportunities for independence, friendship & romance. Of all the factories that lined the docks, it was at Tate & Lyle’s where you could earn the most generous wages & enjoy the best social life, and it was here where The Sugar Girls worked." #nonfiction

"In the years leading up to & after the Second World War thousands of women left school at fourteen to work in the bustling factories of London’s East End. Despite long hours, hard & often hazardous work, factory life afforded exciting opportunities for i

Very famous picture of 6th Airborne at Arnhem bridge, 1944.

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Very famous picture of Airborne at Arnhem bridge 1944 the chap waving the umbrella in defiance is Major Allison Digby Tatham-warter a true Englishman.

A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose.

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)

The Final Days (German: Sophie Scholl – Die letzten Tage) is a 2005 German film. A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose.

The Bielski brothers,True Heroes! three Jewish brothers who saved 1200 Jews, by hiding in the forest for 2 years. Made into a film called ''Defiance'' starring Daniel Craig in 2010 #History #WWII

The Bielski brothers,True Heroes! three Jewish brothers who saved 1200 Jews, by hiding in the forest for 2 years. Made into a film called ''Defiance'' starring Daniel Craig in 2010 History WWII

Maurice Chevalier, Marlene Dietrich and Gary Cooper, ca. 1933.

With Maurice Chevalier and Gary Cooper, Men were enthralled by her masculine attire, which belied her unmistakable femininity. Throughout her life, Marlene defied gender boundaries, far ahead of her time in her defiance of expectations.

The Bielski brothers, founding member of the Bielski partisan group that saved more than 1200 Jewish people during the Holocaust.

The Bielski brothers, founding member of the Bielski partisan group that saved more than 1200 Jewish people during the Holocaust. If you're interested in learning more, rent the Daniel Craig movie "Defiance".

Defiance - Seizoen 3

From the producers of Battlestar Galactica, Caprica and Farscape comes the third season of Defiance. Nolan and Irisa return to the ruins of Defiance seven month

These 16 Photos of Victorian Women of Color Are So Resplendently Glorious

Selika Lazevski, a century equestrian was photographed here by Felix Nadar in 1891 in Paris, France. She was an écuyère who performed haute école – which means she was an equestrian who rode high school dressage in French circuses in the century.

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