Re: Matriarchy - Female dominated cultures

Jason Quinlan (
Sun, 05 Nov 1995 15:00:47 -0800

In article <>,
(Julie Locascio) wrote:

> >I'm looking for info on any cultures which have demonstrable equity in
> >gender roles or where females occupy the higher status positions.
A great book that goes to the historical origins of cultures based on
matrilineal kinship patterns is

Merlin Stone's WHEN GOD WAS A WOMAN.

It is very thorough in gathering evidence and putting it into context
with today's patriarchal dominance. Quite enlightening.