Re: What Matriarchy? (was Drugs etc.)

Tristan Heydt (
22 Jul 1996 18:18:01 GMT

> wrote:
> >Matri- from the Latin mater (mother).
> >-arch from Latin arches (ruler)
> >Matriarchy has been defined as any social system which utilizes
> >matrilineal decent.
Ehm...wouldnt it be any system of government which (exclusivley) utilizes
matrilineal descent?

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