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The chalice and the blade : our history, our future

Author: Riane Tennenhaus Eisler
Publisher: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, [1994]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Special ed.]View all editions and formats

Argues that there was a prehistoric shift in human society to patriarchy and at present, society is beginning to shift away from patriarchy.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Riane Tennenhaus Eisler
ISBN: 9780062502896 0062502891 0062502875 9780062502872
OCLC Number: 33026504
Notes: "With a new epilogue by the author"--Cover.
Description: xxiii, 271 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: the chalice and the blade --
Journey into a lost world: the beginnings of civilization --
Messages from the past: the world of the goddess --
The essential difference: Crete --
Dark order out of chaos: from the chalice to the blade --
Memories of a lost age: the legacy of the goddess --
Reality stood on its head: part I --
Reality stood on its head: part II --
The other half of history: part 1 --
The other half of history: part II --
The patterns of the past: gylany and history --
Breaking free: the unfinished transformation --
The breakdown of evolution: a dominator issue --
Breakthrough in evolution: toward a partnership future.
Responsibility: Riane Eisler.


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