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Women in ancient America

Author: Karen Olsen Bruhns; Karen E Stothert
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This first comprehensive work on women in precolumbian American cultures describes gender roles and relationships in North, Central, and South America from 12,000 B.C. to the 1500s A.D. Utilizing many key archaeological works, Karen Olsen Bruhns and Karen E. Stothert redress some of the long-standing male bias in writing about ancient Native American lifeways." "This innovative book will appeal to students,  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Olsen Bruhns; Karen E Stothert
ISBN: 0806131691 9780806131696
OCLC Number: 41540119
Description: xvi, 343 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Women and gender --
The first women in America --
Women in the archaic --
Women and food production --
Women in households --
Women, production, and specialization --
Women and religion --
Women and power --
Women, war, and conquest --
Women in prehistory.
Responsibility: Karen Olsen Bruhns and Karen E. Stothert.

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"This first comprehensive work on women in precolumbian American cultures describes gender roles and relationships in North, Central, and South America from 12,000 B.C. to the 1500s A.D. Utilizing many key archaeological works, Karen Olsen Bruhns and Karen E. Stothert redress some of the long-standing male bias in writing about ancient Native American lifeways." "This innovative book will appeal to students, scholars, and general readers interested in archaeology, the Americas, and women's studies."--Jacket.

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