The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future

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Harper & Row, 1987 - Social Science - 261 pages
"In prehistorical times, Eisler argues, women and men lived together in egalitarian communities devoted to nurturance; with the imposition of male domination, female values gave way to creeds of hierarchy, aggression, power, obedience. Eisler, a futurist, posits a new society based on the recovery of more humane values."--From Library journal (6/1/85).

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

The Chalice and the Blade (1988) This Review is an Outline of her Introduction. The Author, Riane Eisler, provides a self-disclosure of her lifelong quest: Why do we persecute each other? We alone can ... Read full review

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User Review  - Colby_Glass - LibraryThing

A seminal, life-changing book. I cannot recommend it enough. Recent archaeology shows that during and before Crete (7000 to 3500 BC) we were a peaceful, nurturing, partnership society. Mostly vegan ... Read full review

Contents

The Beginnings
1
The World of the Goddess
16
Crete
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Copyright

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