Women in Prehistory

March 13, 2007

What was the role of women in the prehistoric past? Our view of prehistoric society is usually dominated by museum dioramas and movie images of male-focused hunter groups. But according to Dr. J.M. Adovasio and Professor Olga Soffer, this image has very little to do with reality. We’ll examine what can be deduced about the distant past this hour with Adovasio and Soffer, two of the authors of the new book “The Invisible Sex: Uncovering the True Roles of Women in Prehistory” (Collins, 2007).

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