The Descent of Woman

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‘The Descent of Woman’ is a pioneering work, the first to argue for the equal role of women in human evolution. On its first publication in 1972 it sparked an international debate and became a rallying-point for feminism, changing the terminology of anthropologists forever. Starting with her demolition of the Biblical myth that woman was an afterthought to the creation of man, Elaine Morgan rewrites human history and evolution.

ISBN: 9781788168519 Author: Morgan, Elaine Publisher: Souvenir Press Publication Date: 2nd September 2021 Imprint: Souvenir Press Cover: Paperback Dewey: 599.938 (edition:23) Pages: 352 Language: English Readership: College - higher education / Code: F Category: Subjects: ,

‘One of the key feminist texts’ GuardianThe Descent of Woman is a pioneering work, the first to argue for the equal role of women in human evolution. On its first publication in 1972 it sparked an international debate and became a rallying-point for feminism, changing the terminology of anthropologists forever. Starting with her demolition of the Biblical myth that woman was an afterthought to the creation of man, Elaine Morgan rewrites human history and evolution.

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