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Female-dominant cultures?

Discussion in 'World History' started by Mouthwash, Mar 16, 2017.

  1. Mouthwash

    Mouthwash Escaped Lunatic

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    Have there been any societies where females occupied major social roles that men usually have (leadership, head of dynasties/families, warfare)? My understanding is that the division of labor among genders was just too hard to overcome in premodern economies, but I'd be happy to be proven wrong.

    A related question: were there any pantheons where female deities were in the central position, like Zeus or Odin?
     
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  2. caketastydelish

    caketastydelish Throwing Last minute-ints

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    Sweden today that's what happens when feminists get the power
     
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  4. Mouthwash

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    I read that. I've just seen other articles on Wikipedia which don't meet the most basic standards of thoroughness, so I'm not going to take it on faith.
     
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    Lohrenswald intelectual

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    and you think cfc is better?
     
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