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Gentlemen and AmazonsThe Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory, 1861-1900$
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Cynthia Eller

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780520248595

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520248595.001.0001

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Matriarchal Myth in the Late Nineteenth Century

Matriarchal Myth in the Late Nineteenth Century

Why Then? Why Not Before?

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(p.180) 8 Matriarchal Myth in the Late Nineteenth Century
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Gentlemen and Amazons
Author(s):

Eller Cynthia

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520248595.003.0008

This chapter discusses the matriarchal myth in the late nineteenth century, first discussing the preconditions surrounding the development of the myth. The final part of the chapter shows that the patriarchal family was increasingly being challenged as it was being established into civil law.

Keywords:   matriarchal myth, preconditions, development, patriarchal family, civil law

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