Thomas Cahill touches on this subject early in his book, How the Irish Saved Civilization. He contrasts the traditional power position women had in Irish society with Greco-Roman society.

Going back even further, evolutionary scientists Jethá and Ryan in their book Sex at Dawn, explore how the advent of agriculture and what we call civilization led to the repression of female status in human culture.

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