Myth, Religion, and Mother Right: Selected Writings of J. J. Bachofen. Front Cover. Johann Jakob Bachofen. Routledge & K. Paul, – Matriarchy – pages. Mother Right (Das Mutterrecht), his most famous work, is one of those books 3 See, however, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Myth, Religion and Mother Right. Johann Jakob Bachofen (December 22, – November 25, ) was Johann Jakob Bachofen’s seminal work Mother Right presented a.

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Johann Jakob Bachofen

Bachofen continued to do research until his death. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The law of nature confers the scepter mtoher power on the stronger.

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Selected Writings of J. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Some restrictions may apply to use of individual images which are separately licensed. Credits New World Encyclopedia writers and editors rewrote and completed the Wikipedia article in accordance with New World Encyclopedia standards. This book includes an autobiographical essay and selections from An Essay on Ancient Mortuary Views Read Edit View history.


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Thus, Bachofen’s work can be understood as an important precursor of twentieth century theories of matriarchy that still echo today, such as the Old European culture postulated by Marija Gimbutas, and the field of feminist theology and “Matriarchal Studies” in feminism. Up until now archaeologists have had nothing to say of mother right When the Drummers Were Women: His work brought attention to the religious veneration of goddesses such as Aphrodite and Demeterprominent in ancient cultures.

Bachofen liked solitude and never had many friends. He concluded the work by connecting archaic “mother right” with the Christian veneration of the Virgin Mary.

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Of hachofen and the market: Johann Jakob Bachofen December 22, — November 25, was a Swiss anthropologist and sociologistfamous for his theory of matriarchy and his work on the role of women in ancient societies. The most elementary spadework remains to be done, for the culture period to which mother right pertains has never been seriously studied.


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It’s just his interpretation and his ribht to the wonky sexism of his time that muddle his writing. Retrieved from ” https: The Swiss thinker J. Bachofen Johann Jakob Bachofen Snippet view – A Study of the Play-Element in Culture. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

He remained working as a judge for the next 20 years, but completely withdrew from public life. Learn more about Amazon Prime. University of California Press. This page was last edited on 28 Julyat Showing of 10 reviews.

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