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The Civilization of the Goddess: The World of Old Europe Paperback – January, 1991
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From Publishers Weekly
Archeologist Gimbutas's portrait of a harmonious, pre-patriarchal goddess-worshiping civilization in Europe includes photographs, maps, charts and analysis of neolithic art and culture.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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The scope of this book is vast, and the depth of the research and presentation of facts is so multilayered that there are some hidden gems in the pictures that Dr. Gimbutas could only gloss over. Dr. Gimbutas herself might have been surprised at learning more about these gems. These are trails for future research.
I give this professor an A+ for being the pioneer at the boundary of inquiry about one of the most important FORMATIVE periods in the history of Humankind.
"Civilization of the Goddess" is one of the all-time iconoclastic and CORRECT pieces of scholarly research. And, we all know what happens to the old guard protecting ancient secrets, when the "paradigm" shifts to something that is both correct and iconoclastic....