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Invoking Manchuria's cross-dressing spy

Apr 11, 2015

Invoking Manchuria's cross-dressing spy

by Paul Mccarthy

She was born the daughter of a Manchu prince in Beijing in 1907. Later, as she grew up in Japan, she earned notoriety for her flamboyant challenges to gender roles and her military exploits as a princess-spy. Even today Yoshiko Kawashima still stokes controversy, ...