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Sex, Time and Power How Women"s Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution by Leonard Shlain

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Published by Viking Adult .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social Science,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Sex Roles (Sociological Aspects),
  • Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Social evolution,
  • Sexual attraction,
  • Human Sexuality,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution - Human,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Human Sexuality,
  • Human evolution,
  • Mate selection,
  • Sex (Biology)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7641230M
ISBN 100670032336
ISBN 109780670032334

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  Exceptionally well-written book that not only gives you an insight of the pre-historic information on sex and related issues in India, but it educates you on how the Indian society has been living in denial, rejecting blatant facts of gender, sex, sexuality, and power struggle!/5. As in the bestselling The Alphabet Versus the Goddess, Leonard Shlain’s provocative new book promises to change the way readers view themselves and where they came from. Sex, Time, and Power offers.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Sex, Time and Power by Leonard Shlain, J , Penguin (Non-Classics) edition, in English. The mysterious moon-related cycle led women to formulate the concept of "time" and make the connection between sex and pregnancy. It also allowed them to refuse sex when they were ovulating. Women then taught time consciousness to men, and men used their growing self-consciousness to begin to establish control over nature (and women).

Between Sex and Power book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The institution of the family changed hugely during the course of th /5. SEX, TIME, AND POWER (Penguin, ) The USA surgeon Leonard Shlain has written a book that is a fine example of sociobiology at work. It mostly contains pure speculation (and in some cases some obsolete beliefs) but the sheer amount of "speculative" ideas is intimidating. Shlain behaves like an extremely rational detective searching for a. The main thesis of the book has two parts. First, that money, sex, and power, which began as God’s good gifts to humanity, have become dangerous because all human beings have exchanged the glory of God for. Review copy – please do not share Review copy – please do not share. 9 money, sex & Size: 1MB. Leonard Shlain was a best-selling author, inventor and surgeon. Shlain authored three best-selling books: Art & Physics, Alphabet vs. The Goddess and Sex, Time, and Power.

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