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The Language of the Goddess
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Author(s) :
Marija Gimbutas
Pages :
416
Pub Date :
1995
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Publisher :
Harper San Francisco
ISBN :
0062512439
BLURBS #
"Gimbutas has woven together comparative mythology, early historical sources, linguistics, ethnography, and folklore to prove her case: that the language of the goddess undergirds our entire Western culture. [This] beautifully illustrated book will keep archaeology, religion, and classics departments the world over in a tizzy."
-- Rita Mae Brown., Los Angeles Times

"One of the most breathtaking examples of a new surge f feminist-oriented scholarship."
-- New York Times

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

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

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

ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S) / EDITOR(S) #
Marija Gimbutas was professor of European archaeology at UCLA and wrote more than twenty books, including The Civilization of the Goddess