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The Language of the Goddess Paperback – May 1, 1995

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"A powerful magnum opus...visually rich and intellectually intriguing." -- -- San Francisco Chronicle Book Review

"An indispensable reference work with a profoundly provocative text." -- -- Toronto Star

"Rings with the belief that knowledfe about a foddess-worshipping past can guide the world toward a sexually egalitarian, nonviolent, and 'earth-centered' future." -- -- New York Times

"The first authoritative work on the ancient goddess culture." -- -- Boston Globe Magazine

"[This] beatifully illustrated book will keep archaeology, religion, and classics departments the world over in a tizzy." -- -- Rita Mae Brown, Los Angeles Times

About the Author

Marija Gimbutas was professor of European archaeology at UCLA and wrote more than twenty books, including The Civilization of the Goddess.


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  • Item Weight : 1.65 pounds
  • Paperback : 416 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0062512439
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0062512437
  • Dimensions : 7.25 x 0.75 x 9.25 inches
  • Publisher : Harper San Francisco (May 1, 1995)
  • Language: : English
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