With nine papers examining a distinct body of archaeological data, Ungendering Civilization offers a much needed scrutiny of the role of women in the evolution of states. Studying societies including Predynastic Egypt, Minoan Crete, ancient Zimbabwe and the Maya - to determine what the facts actually show, the contributors critically address traditional views of male and female roles, and argue for the possibility that the root historical cause of gender subordination is participation in modern world system, rather than ...

Ungendering Civilization 2004, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415260589

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Ungendering Civilization 2004, Routledge, New York, NY

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