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An English translation of Bachofen's Mutterrecht (Mother right) (1861) a study of the religious and juridical aspects of gynecocracy in the ancient world /

Mutterrecht (Mother Right) by Johann Jakob Bachofen was the seminal document of the 19th century concerning the role of women in ancient societies. Bachofen documented that motherhood is the source of human society, religion, morality, and decency in societies including Lycia, Crete, Greece, Egypt,...

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Main Author: Bachofen, Johann Jakob, 1815-1887.
Other Authors: Partenheimer, David, 1949-
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2007.
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