This week Gil and I delve into the Chinese Pirate Queen Zheng Yi Sao, going from Sex Worker adjacent to literal Pirate Queen of a huge amount of ships! As she sets sail throughout the history to bring us the most successful version of a pirate, even into her retirement.

Sources: Main Source: Pirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas: Laura Sook Duncombe (Author)  Audiobook: https://www.amazon.com/Pirate-Women-Laura-Sook-Duncombe-audiobook/dp/B0735V2CM1

Secondary Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxxyJN1fFm4

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qing_dynasty

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/ching-shih-chinese-female-pirate

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1911_Revolution

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chLcjUTGXKs

http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/qing/economy.html


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