Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 October 1987

368 Pages | photos

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195051858

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The Creation of Patriarchy

Gerda Lerner

  • A radical reconceptualization of Western civilization that makes gender central to its analysis
  • Gerda Lerner argues that male dominance over women is not "natural" or biological, but the product of an historical development begun in the second millennium B.C. in the Ancient Near East.