Pre-modern East Asia
Wu Zao, Hojo Masako, and Queen Sondok are the prominent and strong women of China, Japan, and Korea respectively, they have exerted great influence on the country and it is also because of their efforts that the country is making progress up till now. These three women have played a significant role in the beginning of the Kamakura period. They have played an important role in the Premodern East Asian History. In this essay, the role of these women in historical context, the rise and fall of their power, their influence, and existence of similarities among them are discussed.
Empress Wu ...