Invisible Women of Prehistory: Three Million Years of Peace, Six Thousand Years of War

Invisible Women of Prehistory: Three Million Years of Peace, Six Thousand Years of War

Marlene Derlet


in keeping with decades of analysis into historic historical past and prehistory, this insightful tome argues that 3 million years of peace—a interval while women’s prestige in society used to be a lot greater than it truly is now—preceded the final 6,000 years of warfare within which males have come to carry strength over ladies. The e-book demanding situations the belief permitted in academia that historical past is a linear improvement within which society is gradually relocating out of a violent and patriarchal prior to a extra equitable and peaceable destiny, and it reexamines either the archaeological paintings of Marjia Gimbutas and up to date learn into the prehistories of Africa, Asia, the Americas, and Australia and Oceania.

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