Ancient Queens: Archaeological Explorations (Gender and by Sarah Milledge Nelson,Elisabeth Arwill-Nordbladh,Karen PDF

By Sarah Milledge Nelson,Elisabeth Arwill-Nordbladh,Karen Bell,Jeannine Davis-Kimball,Katheryn Linduff,Geoffrey G,Sharrise D. McCafferty,Peggy Reeves Sanday,Lana Troy,Melissa A. Vogel

ISBN-10: 0759103453

ISBN-13: 9780759103450

ISBN-10: 0759103461

ISBN-13: 9780759103467

Exploding the normal fantasy that view queens as easily an appendage to the king, those essays discover the social and cultural structures of girl energy. This quantity does greater than simply establish and describe queens, yet fairly, bargains its readers an realizing of the jobs of those 'dominant women', located inside of archaeological discourse that vary our assumptions approximately female-ruled societies. interpreting the traditional societies in Asia, North and South the United States, Europe and Africa, the authors discover the robust positions held via queens, in addition to the position that gender performed of their kingdoms. Spearheading the thought that 'women's paintings' isn't the related in all cultures, the contributions during this quantity compel readers to reconsider gender relationships and beliefs in our cultures.

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