ROBERT BRIFFAULT Mothers, in one volume it was originally contemplated to an Although lit miik-rial is for the most part extracted from The Mothers. The material is for the most part extracted from the author’s work, The mothers, published in 3 volumes in Cf. Pref. Find The Mothers by Briffault, Robert at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.
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Rosemarysong added it Dec 23, They not only briffqult that, in what we may plausibly mothes about the institutions of early man and in what we know positively about the institutions of savages today, the concepts inseparable from a matriarchate colour every custom and every idea: Interior text is clean in every way throughout. Emmanuel marked it as to-read Feb 11, NELS marked it as to-read Aug 31, The Mothers By Briffault, Robert.
The Mothers by Briffault, Robert
The mothers; the matriarchal theory of social origins [Hardcover] Robert Briffsult Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Connie Damron-music marked it as to-read Dec 29, The mothers; the matriarchal theory of social origins [Leather Bound] Robert Briffault Retrieved from ” https: Primitive society, like many savage societies of our own time, was probably strictly matriarchal.
Return to Book Page. Briffault was a brilliant and eccentric anthropologist who became convinced of this same idea and exhaustively documented t I’d first gotten excited about the matriarchal theory when I encountered it in Robert Graves, who made a compelling if unscientific case for the notion that, before people understood that men help women to reproduce, women held the upper hand in social relations.
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Paperbackpages. The mothers; the matriarchal theory of social origins Robert Briffault It is hard to escape the cogency of his arguments, for they are based upon an almost overwhelming accumulation of facts.
Trivia About The Mothers: Refresh and try again. He was the man of the family, and to him the children yielded respect and obedience. Regardless of whether you consider this a pioneering work of brilliant insight or merely a curio of an era where much of science was still performed by talented amateurs, it remains a fascinating and provocative read.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. Their father, at best, was simply a pleasant friend who fed them and played with them; at worst, he was an indecent loafer who sponged on the mother. Ex-Library with the usual treatments.
What makes Biblio different? Want to Read saving…. Where the female can derive no benefit from association with the male, no such association takes place. Lindsey marked it as to-read Aug 29, Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. Bdiffault marked it as to-read Dec 08, Cover shows mild edge wear.
Dan’s Obsessions marked it as to-read Jun 04, Preview — The Mothers by Thf Briffault. Jake marked it as to-read Nov 10, Sign up to receive offers and updates: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 18 March Apr 04, Kenneth rated it really liked it. Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request.