The civilization of the goddess: the world of Old Europe

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HarperSanFrancisco, 1991 - History - 529 pages
Gimbutas's definitive work presents indisputable evidence of the Goddess-centered world which existed in pre-patriarchal Europe. Complete and panoramic, this convincing book combines scholarly research with the real-life elements of a Jean Auel novel. 600 illustrations.

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By developing a more penetrating but just as rigorous methodology, Gimbutas fills in the "story" of the transition from the Neolithic to the Bronze Age in European antiquity. She combined excavation ... Read full review


Tfce Beginnings and Spread of Agriculture
The Neolithic Cultures of Southeastern and Central Europe
The Neolithic Cultures of Northern Europe

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About the author (1991)

Marija Gimbutas (1921-1994) was Professor of European Archaeology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Curator of Old World Archaeology at what is now the Fowler Museum of Cultural History. Her book "The Living Goddesses (California, 1999) was published in April 1999.