{"id":5950300029088,"title":"Woman's Evolution","handle":"womans-evolution-from-matriarchal-clan-to-patriarchal-family_by-evelyn-reed","description":"\u003cp\u003eEvelyn Reed takes us on an expedition through prehistory from cannibalism to culture—and uncovers the world of the ancient matriarchy. Tracing the origins of the “incest taboo,” blood rites, marriage, and the family, she reveals women’s leading and still largely unknown contributions to the development of civilization.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy pinpointing the relatively recent factors that led to pervasive discrimination against women as a sex, she offers fresh insights on the struggle against women’s oppression and for the liberation of humanity. Reed refutes the myth that “human nature” is to blame for the wars, greed, and inequalities of class-divided societies.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e “Helped me understand anthropology from a woman's point of view.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eMs.\u003cb\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e “A truly monumental piece of scholarship....A total rethinking of evolutionary (social) anthropology.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eCanadian\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e Newsletter of Research on Women\u003c\/b\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e“Deftly takes on some of the most quoted experts in cultural anthropology and sociology and shatters their premises about women….There is a real need for this book….The volume is not only recommended, it cannot be ignored.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cem\u003eCurriculum\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cem\u003e Advisory Services \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e “This is a fascinating and scholarly book; useful in sociology and anthropology courses and to any woman needing encouragement about the contributions of her sex to history.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eAmerican\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e Association for the Advancement of Science\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e “[An] absorbing anthropological dig.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eMinneapolis\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e Tribune\u003c\/b\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e “Certain to become a classic text in women’s history…lucid and absorbing reading.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003ePublishers\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e Weekly\u003c\/b\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cnobr\u003e \u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cnobr\u003e“Spiritedly challenges her opponents to stand up and be counted.” \u003cbr\u003e—\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cnobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eGuardian\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e (London) \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e “An outstanding effort to account for many of the discrepancies found in the patterns of social evolution as delineated by many of the traditional anthropologists.…Stimulating and readable, and important for anyone interested in the women’s movement as well as anthropology.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eKLIATT\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e “Persuasive, exciting, highly readable: I am happy to recommend it....An engrossing book, and its theory linking oppression to property is immeasurably more satisfying than theories linking oppression to childbearing.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eThe\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e Spokeswoman\u003c\/b\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e “Woman’s Evolution spells out the long process in clear step-by-step terms.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eMajority\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e Report\u003c\/b\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e “A brilliant and fascinating refutation of patriarchy’s favorite historical error.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cb\u003e\u003cem\u003eWIN\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cb\u003e magazine\u003c\/b\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e “A joyous inspiration to read and a celebration of our essential humanity in a addition to being a major contribution to the field of anthropology.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eMAKARA\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e “A self-evident classic in the literature on women’s role in history.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cem\u003eAftonbladst\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e (Evening Sheet, Stockholm) \u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003e“An excellent addition to libraries with collections in anthropology and women’s studies.”\u003cstrong\u003e \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eReprint\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e Bulletin Book Reviews\u003c\/b\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003e“Fresh and convincing....An odyssey through centuries of changing human culture....Fantastic wealth of fascinating detail on human cultural practices.”\u003cstrong\u003e \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eUnitarian-Universalist\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e World\u003c\/b\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003e“Gives women an understanding of their past and will enable them to move forward into the future with confidence.”\u003cstrong\u003e \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eUndercurrents\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003e“I strongly recommend this book for anyone who is interested in finding out how the first advancements of mankind really came about.”\u003cstrong\u003e \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eNewsletter\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e (London) \u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003e“Painstakingly researched and fascinating history.”\u003cstrong\u003e \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003eWomanSource\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e \u003cem\u003eCatalog and Review\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e","published_at":"2024-07-13T05:27:11-04:00","created_at":"2020-12-29T01:15:03-05:00","vendor":"Pathfinder Press","type":"Paper","tags":["Authors_Evelyn Reed","Books of the Month: March 2024","Enhanced","Language_English","Subjects_The materialist world view","Subjects_Women's emancipation struggle"],"price":2500,"price_min":2500,"price_max":2500,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":2500,"compare_at_price_min":2500,"compare_at_price_max":2500,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":37584534110368,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"9780873484220","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Woman's Evolution","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":2500,"weight":658,"compare_at_price":2500,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":"9780873484220","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/cdn\/shop\/products\/womans-evolution-from-matriarchal-clan-to-patriarchal-family_by-evelyn-reed_FC.png?v=1609881389","\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/cdn\/shop\/products\/womans-evolution-from-matriarchal-clan-to-patriarchal-family_by-evelyn-reed_BC.png?v=1676390348"],"featured_image":"\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/cdn\/shop\/products\/womans-evolution-from-matriarchal-clan-to-patriarchal-family_by-evelyn-reed_FC.png?v=1609881389","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":"Front cover of Woman's Evolution","id":13134127562912,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.648,"height":800,"width":518,"src":"\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/cdn\/shop\/products\/womans-evolution-from-matriarchal-clan-to-patriarchal-family_by-evelyn-reed_FC.png?v=1609881389"},"aspect_ratio":0.648,"height":800,"media_type":"image","src":"\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/cdn\/shop\/products\/womans-evolution-from-matriarchal-clan-to-patriarchal-family_by-evelyn-reed_FC.png?v=1609881389","width":518},{"alt":null,"id":31586692759786,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.648,"height":800,"width":518,"src":"\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/cdn\/shop\/products\/womans-evolution-from-matriarchal-clan-to-patriarchal-family_by-evelyn-reed_BC.png?v=1676390348"},"aspect_ratio":0.648,"height":800,"media_type":"image","src":"\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/cdn\/shop\/products\/womans-evolution-from-matriarchal-clan-to-patriarchal-family_by-evelyn-reed_BC.png?v=1676390348","width":518}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cp\u003eEvelyn Reed takes us on an expedition through prehistory from cannibalism to culture—and uncovers the world of the ancient matriarchy. Tracing the origins of the “incest taboo,” blood rites, marriage, and the family, she reveals women’s leading and still largely unknown contributions to the development of civilization.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy pinpointing the relatively recent factors that led to pervasive discrimination against women as a sex, she offers fresh insights on the struggle against women’s oppression and for the liberation of humanity. Reed refutes the myth that “human nature” is to blame for the wars, greed, and inequalities of class-divided societies.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e “Helped me understand anthropology from a woman's point of view.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eMs.\u003cb\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e “A truly monumental piece of scholarship....A total rethinking of evolutionary (social) anthropology.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eCanadian\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e Newsletter of Research on Women\u003c\/b\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e“Deftly takes on some of the most quoted experts in cultural anthropology and sociology and shatters their premises about women….There is a real need for this book….The volume is not only recommended, it cannot be ignored.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cem\u003eCurriculum\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cem\u003e Advisory Services \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e “This is a fascinating and scholarly book; useful in sociology and anthropology courses and to any woman needing encouragement about the contributions of her sex to history.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eAmerican\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e Association for the Advancement of Science\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e “[An] absorbing anthropological dig.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eMinneapolis\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e Tribune\u003c\/b\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e “Certain to become a classic text in women’s history…lucid and absorbing reading.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003ePublishers\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e Weekly\u003c\/b\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cnobr\u003e \u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cnobr\u003e“Spiritedly challenges her opponents to stand up and be counted.” \u003cbr\u003e—\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cnobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eGuardian\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e (London) \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e “An outstanding effort to account for many of the discrepancies found in the patterns of social evolution as delineated by many of the traditional anthropologists.…Stimulating and readable, and important for anyone interested in the women’s movement as well as anthropology.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eKLIATT\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e “Persuasive, exciting, highly readable: I am happy to recommend it....An engrossing book, and its theory linking oppression to property is immeasurably more satisfying than theories linking oppression to childbearing.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eThe\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e Spokeswoman\u003c\/b\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e “Woman’s Evolution spells out the long process in clear step-by-step terms.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eMajority\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e Report\u003c\/b\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e “A brilliant and fascinating refutation of patriarchy’s favorite historical error.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cb\u003e\u003cem\u003eWIN\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cb\u003e magazine\u003c\/b\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e “A joyous inspiration to read and a celebration of our essential humanity in a addition to being a major contribution to the field of anthropology.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eMAKARA\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e “A self-evident classic in the literature on women’s role in history.” \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cem\u003eAftonbladst\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e (Evening Sheet, Stockholm) \u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003e“An excellent addition to libraries with collections in anthropology and women’s studies.”\u003cstrong\u003e \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eReprint\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e Bulletin Book Reviews\u003c\/b\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003e“Fresh and convincing....An odyssey through centuries of changing human culture....Fantastic wealth of fascinating detail on human cultural practices.”\u003cstrong\u003e \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eUnitarian-Universalist\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003e World\u003c\/b\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003e“Gives women an understanding of their past and will enable them to move forward into the future with confidence.”\u003cstrong\u003e \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eUndercurrents\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003e“I strongly recommend this book for anyone who is interested in finding out how the first advancements of mankind really came about.”\u003cstrong\u003e \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003e\u003cb\u003eNewsletter\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e (London) \u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003e“Painstakingly researched and fascinating history.”\u003cstrong\u003e \u003cnobr\u003e—\u003cem\u003eWomanSource\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/nobr\u003e \u003cem\u003eCatalog and Review\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e"}

Woman's Evolution

Glossary, bibliography, index.

Format: Paper

673 Pages

Edition: 1st

Year: 1975

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 9780873484220

Click here to see inside this book.

READ & DOWNLOAD CANADIAN LETTER ON RESEARCH ON WOMEN REVIEW
READ & DOWNLOAD CURRICULUM ADVISORY SERVICES REVIEW
READ & DOWNLOAD PUBLISHERS WEEKLY REVIEW
READ & DOWNLOAD AMERICAN ASSOC. FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE REVIEW
READ & DOWNLOAD MINNEAPOLIS TRIBUNE REVIEW
READ &  DOWNLOAD GUARDIAN (LONDON) REVIEW
READ & DOWNLOAD KLIATT REVIEW
READ & DOWNLOAD THE SPOKESWOMAN REVIEW
READ & DOWNLOAD MAJORITY REPORT REVIEW
READ & DOWNLOAD WIN REVIEW
READ & DOWNLOAD MAKARA REVIEW
READ & DOWNLOAD UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST WORLD REVIEW

Woman's Evolution

From Matriarchal Clan to Patriarchal Family

By Evelyn Reed, 

Quantity:

$25.00
Maximum quantity available reached.
Evelyn Reed takes us on an expedition through prehistory from cannibalism to culture—and uncovers the world of the ancient matriarchy. Tracing the origins of the “incest taboo,” blood rites, marriage, and the family, she reveals women’s leading and still largely unknown contributions to the development of civilization.   By pinpointing...

“How important it is to women today that the myth of eternal and preordained patriarchy be exploded. And at last we have a good solid real woman anthropologist to do it.” —Kate Millet, author Sexual Politics

For further reading