The Position of Woman in Primitive Society

A Study of the Matriarchy

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Author: C. Gasquoine Hartley (Mrs. Walter M. Gallichan)
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 67,279 / 209 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52
LoC Category: GN
Downloads: 684
Added to site: 2010.03.05
mnybks.net#: 26880
Origin: gutenberg.org

Also published as "The Age of Mother-Power".

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tive peoples that I have studied closely are probably few in comparison with those I have missed; yet to me they appear of such importance in the light they throw on the whole question of the relationships of the two sexes, that it seems well to bring them forward.

Since my attention, now many years ago, was first directed to this question, I have felt that a clear and concise account of the mother-age was indispensable for women. Such an account, with a criticism of the patriarchal theory, is here offered. Throughout I have attempted to clear up and bring into uniformity the two opposing theories of the origin of the human family. I have tried to gather the facts, very numerous and falling into several classes, by which the theory of the mother-age could be supported. And first it was necessary to clear out of the way a body of opinion, the prevalence of which has opposed an obstacle to the acceptance of the rights of mothers in the family relationship. The whole question turns upon which you start wi

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