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Primitive society, like many savage societies of our own time, was probably strictly matriarchal.
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I’d first gotten excited about the matriarchal theory when I encountered it in Robert Graves, who made a compelling if unscientific case for the notion that, before people understood that men help women to reproduce, women held the upper hand in social relations. The Mothers By Briffault, Robert.
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