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Invisible Sex Uncovering the True Roles of Women in Prehistory

ISBN-10: 1598743902

ISBN-13: 9781598743906

Edition: 2009

Authors: J. M. Adovasio, Olga Soffer, Jake Page

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List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 2/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

J. M. Adovasio, Ph.D., is the Provost of Mercyhurst College, Dean of Mercyhurstrsquo;s Zurn School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and founder and director of the Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute in Erie, Pennsylvania. He is co-author of The Invisible Sex (with Olga Soffer and Jake Page) and of The First Americans (with Jake Page). Adovasio is internationally recognized as an expert on ancient basketry and for his excavation of Meadowcroft Rockshelter, an archaeological site in Pennsylvania that revolutionized ideas of human settlement in the Americas.  

Jake Page has been editor of Natural History magazine and science editor of Smithsonian magazine. He lives in Corrales, New Mexico.

Authors' Preface
Introduction
The Beginnings
The Stories We Have Been Told
Origins
The Importance of Being Upright
Who Brought Home the Bacon?
Gray Matter and Language
The Road to Thoroughly Modern Millie
Leaving the African Cradle
Almost Altogether Truly Modern Humans
The Fashioning of Women
Peopling the World
Cakes, Fish, and Matrilineality
Seamstresses of the Far North
Settling Down in America
The Agricultural Evolution
Conclusion: Not Invisible After All
Acknowledgments
Selected Bibliography
Index