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Women in prehistory

by Margaret R. Ehrenberg

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Published by British Museum Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women, Prehistoric -- Europe.,
  • Women, Prehistoric.,
  • Europe -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Margaret Ehrenberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN799.W66 E47 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14743951M
    ISBN 100714113883

    The Invisible Sex: Uncovering the True Roles of Women in Prehistory J. M. Adovasio, Author, Olga Soffer, Author, Jake Page, Author. Collins/Smithsonian $ (p) ISBN Find Women In Prehistory by Ehrenberg, Margaret at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

    - Explore SchPrehistory's board "Women in prehistory" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Prehistory, Prehistoric, Archaeology pins. In this eye-opening book, a new story about women in prehistory emerges with provocative implications for our assumptions about gender today. About the Author: J. M. Adovasio, Ph.D., is the founder and director of the Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute in Erie, Pennsylvania/5().

    The role of women in the economic growth of a civilisation is central to this absorbing study of women in prehistoric Europe. Illustrated with photos of the prehistoric collection of the British Museum.   Book Summary: The title of this book is Envisioning Women in World History and it was written by Catherine Clay, Christine Senecal, Chandrika particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Book Edition: 1st.


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In this eye-opening book, a new story about women in prehistory emerges with provocative implications for our assumptions about gender s' preface -- Introduction -- The stories we have been told. By Germaine Greer.

This is a review of The Invisible Sex: Uncovering the true roles of women in prehistory by J. Adovasio, Olga Soffer & Jake Page, Collins, $27/£, ISBN. Even more important, women played a central role in the development of language and social life—in short, in our becoming human.

In this eye-opening book, a new story about women in prehistory emerges with provocative implications for our assumptions about gender today/5(15).

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There are many issues about prehistoric men and women that we will never be able to answer, but this engaging and readable book gives us a useful baseline for further research. It will be much quoted and used.