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Gentlemen and Amazons

Cynthia Eller

Gentlemen and Amazons

the myth of matriarchal prehistory, 1861-1900

by Cynthia Eller

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCynthia Eller
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN799.W66 .E487 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24495598M
ISBN 109780520248595, 9780520266766
LC Control Number2010038919

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