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Ungendering Civilizationexamines early state societies for evidence of the long-assumed male dominance/ female subordination that has characterized archaeological study, research and scholarship since our ancestors first started speculating about the lives and societies of prehistoric man. The authors have each taken a distinct body of archaeological data, including Predynastic Egypt, Minoa and Maya, in order to determine what the available data may or may not really show about past societies. The fascinating result of this research leads the authors to believe that the cross-cultural parallels found in the status and treatment of women are more the result of history than of human nature or human biology.

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Ungendering Civilization examines early state societies for evidence of the long-assumed male dominance/ female subordination that has characterized archaeological study, research and scholarship since our ancestors first started speculating about the lives and societies of prehistoric man. The

Product Details

ISBN:
9780203501184
Publisher:
Routledge
Subject:
Art : General
Editor:
Pyburn, K. Anne
Edited by:
K. Anne Pyburn
Author:
Pyburn, K. Anne
Author:
K. Anne Pyburn
Subject:
Social Science : Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Social Science : Archaeology
Subject:
Civilization, ancient
Subject:
Comparative civilization.
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Sex role
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Feminist Studies-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
January 2004
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » General
History and Social Science » Archaeology » General
History and Social Science » Feminist Studies » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
History and Social Science » Western Civilization » General

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