Drawing on extensive historical and cross-cultural research, Leacock shows that claims of male superiority to women are based on carefully contructed myths with no basis in actual historical fact. She also documents numerous historical examples of egalitarian gender relations.
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Author Biography - Eleanor Burke Leacock
Eleanor Burke Leacock (1922-1987) was well known for her ethnographic work among primitive societies, and her research is still a formative influence among feminist anthropologists.