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Re: Patriarchies and Matriarchies
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 5, No. 0005.  Sunday, 2 January 1994.
 
From:           William Godshalk <GODSHAWL@UCBEH.bitnet>
Date:           Saturday, 01 Jan 1994 17:16:19 -0500 (EST)
Subject: 4.0976  Re: Patriarchies and Matriarchies
Comment:        Re: SHK 4.0976  Re: Patriarchies and Matriarchies
 
To Melissa Aaron:
 
I surely hope that you are correct in your assessments. For me, it is
counterintuitive that women were all doormats before 1964 - or whatever date
you may wish to establish. Elizabeth Fox-Genovese certainly indicates that
women were not wimps before the 20th century. Perhaps it is "male history" that
creates "patriarchies."
 
Yours, Bill Godshalk
 

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