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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

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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