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The creation of patriarchy

Author: Gerda Lerner
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©1986
Series: Women and history, vol. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this radically fresh view of the history of Western civilization, the author argues that male dominance is not natural or biological (and hence unchangeable), but a product of historical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerda Lerner
ISBN: 0195039963 9780195039962 0195051858 9780195051858
OCLC Number: 264005158
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Joan Kelly Prize for the best work on women's history.
Description: xvi, 318 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction1. Origins2. A Working Hypothesis3. The Stand-in Wife and the Pawn4. The Woman Slave5. The Wife and the Concubine6. Veiling the Woman7. The Goddesses8. THe Patriarchs9. Teh Covenant10. Symbols11. The Creation of PatriarchyAppendix: DefinitionsNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Women and history, vol. 1.
Responsibility: Gerda Lerner.

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