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The Mothers: the Matriarchal Theory of Social Origins

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The Mothers: The Matriarchal Theory of Social Origins

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This copy of The Mothers: Showing best matches Show all copies. The Mothers By Briffault, Robert. Briffault was a brilliant and eccentric anthropologist who became convinced of this same idea and exhaustively documented the evidence he found for it, from all around the world and throughout history. Briffault was a brilliant and eccentric anthropologist who became convinced of this same idea and exhaustively documented t I’d first gotten excited about the matriarchal theory when I encountered it in Robert Graves, who made a compelling if unscientific case for the notion that, before people understood that men help women to reproduce, women held the upper hand in social relations.


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