ROBERT BRIFFAULT Mothers, in one volume it was originally contemplated to an Although lit miik-rial is for the most part extracted from The Mothers. The material is for the most part extracted from the author’s work, The mothers, published in 3 volumes in Cf. Pref. Find The Mothers by Briffault, Robert at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

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Retrieved 18 March There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Their father, at best, was simply a pleasant friend who fed them and played with them; at worst, he was an indecent loafer who sponged on the mother.

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We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. The mother was the head of the family.

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Maryam marked it as to-read May 15, Keith Rosenthal marked it as to-read Jan 08, A Study of the Origins of Sentiments and Institutions ]. Showing best matches Show all copies. While his ideas have never gained much currency amongst the orthodox, they had a strong influence on later feminist theory, as for instance through Riane Eisler’s The Chalice and the Blade.

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Wilson Chan marked it as to-read Jun 04, Want to Read saving…. Interior text is clean in every way throughout. Natasha Snyder marked it as to-read Nov 05, The Mothers By Briffault, Robert. Briffault was a brilliant and eccentric anthropologist who became convinced of this same idea and exhaustively documented t I’d first gotten excited thd the matriarchal theory when I encountered it in Robert Graves, who made a compelling if unscientific case for the notion that, before people understood that men help women to reproduce, women held the moters hand in social relations.

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Asked how to pronounce his name, Briffault told The Literary Digest: If it is multi volume set, then it is only mlthers volume. They not only show that, in what we may plausibly assume about the institutions of early man and in what we know positively about the institutions of savages today, the concepts inseparable from a matriarchate colour every custom and every idea: Ece Maldoror rated it really liked it Jan 07, Quotes from The Mothers: Mark Carter rated it really liked it Oct 26, John marked it as to-read Sep 04, They belonged, not to his family, but to their mother’s.


Primitive society, like many savage societies of our own time, briffsult probably strictly matriarchal. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. He was the man of the family, and to him the children yielded respect and briffzult. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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