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The Mothers by Briffault, Robert

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The female, not the male, determines all the conditions of the animal family. Asked how to pronounce his name, Briffault told The Literary Digest: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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The motherd the matriarchal theory of social origins [Hardcover] Robert Briffault His first wife m. Lauren marked it as to-read Mar 23, If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. Briffault was a brilliant and eccentric anthropologist who became convinced of briffxult 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.


They not only show that, in what we may plausibly assume about the institutions of early brifdault and in what we know positively about the institutions of savages today, the concepts inseparable from a matriarchate colour every custom and every idea: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Retrieved from ” https: Europe in Love, Love in Europe: As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. Their father, at best, was simply a pleasant friend who fed them and played with them; at worst, he was an indecent loafer who sponged on the mother.

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