In Search of the Lost Feminine: Decoding the Myths that Radically Reshaped Civilization

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Fulcrum Publishing, 2006 - 286 pàgines
Here, for the first time, an author weaves together threads that explain the mysterious disappearance of ancient cultures in which women and the environment were at the center, a loss that has dramatically influenced 3,500 years of Western history.
 

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Lawyer Barnes (Growing Up True: Lessons from a Western Boyhood ) takes the reader on a historical journey from the Minoan era to modern times, describing how myths and institutions arose that led to ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Minoan Artifacts Challenge the Inevitability of Patriarchy
9
The Collapse of the Minoan World
67
A Warrior Civilization Emerges
91
An Exaggerated Feminine Is Made Monstrous
102
Mother Earth Is Overthrown
108
Odysseus Rejects Calypso
124
Homer Poses the Choice between Love and Property
136
Clytemnestra Is Sacriftced on the Altar of Marriage
145
A Glorious Monument Enshrining the Subordination of Women
175
Biblical Patriarchs Match the Greek Story
187
IV
195
Jesus Takes On the Threat of Military Destruction
203
Ancient Beliefs Spring Up among the Celts
209
v
231
Appendix
247
Bibliography
265

Marriage Destroys the MotherDaughter Bond
151
Daughters Die for Civic Good
157
Oedipus the Lost Son
169
About the Author
286
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Sobre l'autor (2006)

Craig Barnes began his career as a public interest lawyer dealing with women's rights and the environment. He was also active in politics and civil rights, running for Congress in Denver as a peace candidate in 1970.

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