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The first sex.

Author: Elizabeth Gould Davis
Publisher: New York, Putnam [1971]
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, Elizabeth Gould, 1910-
First sex.
New York, Putnam [1971]
(OCoLC)647411249
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Gould Davis
OCLC Number: 206443
Description: 382 pages maps 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: The Lost Civilization --
The Evidence of Language --
The Evidence of Maps --
The Ancient Mariners --
The Gynocratic World --
Woman and the Second Sex --
The Origins --
Woman the Civilizer --
The Logos --
Woman the Divine --
Mythology Speaks --
Renewal and Diffusion --
Sumer and the Celtic Cross --
Orpheus and Druidism --
The Sacred Bull --
The Golden Age and the Blessed Lady --
The Ages of Man --
The Golden Age --
The Blessed Lady --
Archeology Speaks --
The Great Goddess --
The Matriarchal Theory --
Catal Huyuk --
Even Tombs Have Tongues --
Anthropology Speaks --
The First Family and the Origin of Taboos --
the Crime of Incest --
The Sanctity of Woman's Blood --
Strength and Sexual Selection --
Fetishes and Their Origins --
Phallus Worship --
Castration and the Priesthood --
Male Circumcision --
The Breast Fetish --
Sexual Symbolism --
Mother-Right --
The Mothers --
The Natural Superiority of Queens --
Matriliny --
Matriliny in the Bible --
The Patriarchal Revolution --
Ram Versus Bull --
The Taurian and Aryan Ages, 133 --
Cain and Abel --
Counterrevolution --
Babylon and the Jews --
Adam and Eve --
Zeus and Athene --
The Sexual Revolution --
The Need to Punish --
Penis Envy Versus Womb Envy --
Female Circumcision --
Patriarchy and Hymenolatry --
The Hymen and the Blood Taboo --
Infibulation --
The Chastity Belt --
Hymen Worship Through the Ages --
Pre-Christian Women in the Celto-Ionian World --
The Pre-Hellenes --
The Women of Greece and Italy --
The Woman of Classical Greece --
Etruscan Women --
Roman Women --
The Celts --
the Emerging Celts --
The Women of Gaul --
the Warrior Queens --
Tall and Beautiful and Fair --
The Brehon Laws and Christianity --
Lugh and the Great Goddess --
The Tragedy of Western Woman --
The Advent of Christianity --
The Early Fathers --
Helena and Constantine --
The Most Christian Emperor Constantine --
Descent into Barbarism --
Mary and the Great Goddess --
The Discovery of Mary --
Can the Eternal One Be Female? --
Mary in the Middle Ages --
Mary and the British Celts --
Women in the Middle Ages --
Domestic Chastisement --
Ribald Priest and Bawdy Friar --
The Cruel Destruction of Women --
Some Medieval Women --
Saint Joan --
Pope Joan --
Gynikomnemonikothanasia --
Philippa the Feminist --
the Social Reformers --
Women in the Reformation --
Brief Flowering --
The Sixteenth Century --
Back into Bondage --
the Seventeenth Century --
The Age of Reason --
The Eighteenth Century --
Restricted, Frowned Upon, Beat --
I Have Thrown Down My Gauntlet --
Crime and Punishment --
Not Quite People --
The Nineteenth Century --
A Special Kind of Property --
the Pyre of Hymen --
The Prejudice Lingers On --
Some Masculine Myths about Women --
The Myt of Masochis --
The Sex Myth --
Hysteria and Related Myths --
Womans Image --
Woman in the Aquarian Age.

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