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By Marija Gimbutas,Miriam Robbins Dexter

ISBN-10: 0520213939

ISBN-13: 9780520213937

ISBN-10: 0520229150

ISBN-13: 9780520229150

The residing Goddesses crowns a life of leading edge, influential paintings by way of one of many twentieth-century's such a lot outstanding students. Marija Gimbutas wrote and taught with infrequent readability in her original—and initially shocking—interpretation of prehistoric eu civilization. Gimbutas flew within the face of latest archaeology while she reconstructed goddess-centered cultures that predated old patriarchal cultures by way of many millions of years.

This quantity, which used to be just about of completion on the time of her loss of life, comprises the distillation of her reports, mixed with new discoveries, insights, and research. Editor Miriam Robbins Dexter has additional introductory and concluding comments, summaries, and annotations. the 1st a part of the publication is an obtainable, superbly illustrated summation of all Gimbutas's past paintings on "Old ecu" faith, along with her rules at the roles of women and men in historic matrilineal cultures. the second one a part of the booklet brings her wisdom to endure on what we all know of the goddesses today—those who, in lots of areas and in lots of kinds, reside on.

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