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The natural superiority of women

The natural superiority of women

Author: Ashley Montagu
Publisher: Walnut Creek, Calif. : AltaMira Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
"Having made revolutionary statements upon its first publication in 1953, The Natural Superiority of Women stands as one of the original feminist arguments against biological determinism." "An iconoclast, Montagu wields his encyclopedic knowledge of physical anthropology to show how women's biological, genetic, and physical characteristics make her not only man's equal, but his superior. Also a humanist, Montagu  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Montagu, Ashley, 1905-1999.
Natural superiority of women.
Walnut Creek, Calif. : AltaMira Press, ©1999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ashley Montagu
ISBN: 0761989811 9780761989813 076198982X 9780761989820
OCLC Number: 39951631
Description: 335 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The natural superiority of women --
The subjection of women --
The social determinants of biological "facts" and social consequences --
Who said, "the inferior sex"? --
When "X" doesn't equal "Y" --
The sexual superiority of the female --
Are women more emotional than men? --
Was it true about women? --
The intelligence of the sexes --
Women and creativity --
The genius of woman as the genius of humanity --
Mutual aid --
Changing traditions --
Woman's task.
Responsibility: Ashley Montagu.


In the fifth edition of this text, Montagu further strengthens his thesis that a woman's biological, genetic and physical makeup makes her more than man's equal, in fact his superior.  Read more...


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This 1999 fifth edition contains significant new material compared to the previous 1992 release, and includes Montagu's new preface, an insightful introduction by Susan Sperling which explains Read more...

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