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 conventional fantasy that view queens as easily an appendage to the king, those essays discover the social and cultural structures of woman strength. This quantity does greater than in simple terms establish and describe queens, yet quite, bargains its readers an realizing of the jobs of those 'dominant women', located inside archaeological discourse that fluctuate our assumptions approximately female-ruled societies. reading the traditional societies in Asia, North and South the United States, Europe and Africa, the authors discover the strong positions held through queens, in addition to the function that gender performed of their kingdoms. Spearheading the suggestion that 'women's paintings' isn't the comparable in all cultures, the contributions during this quantity compel readers to reconsider gender relationships and beliefs in our cultures.

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