Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood: A Treasury of Goddess and Heroine Lore from Around the World

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Beacon Press, 1979 - Literary Criticism - 425 pages
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Updated with a new PrefaceThis collection of ancient images of women as goddesses and heroines brings together legends, rituals, and prayers from China, Celtic Europe, South America, Africa, India, North America, Scandinavia, Japan, and elsewhere. "Every feminist should have a copy of Ancient Mirrors. . . . These are stories to grow up with." -Sojourner

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What language was this originally written in? That was my first thought on reading this... curiosity. My second was, Where's the documentation? This book is devoted primarily to the idea that ... Read full review

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There are some really great stories collected here. With Merlin Stone's permission I wrote an adaptation from her accounting of Mella, an ancient African Queen. It has always been a popular story in ... Read full review


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Merlin Stone is the IBM Professor of Relationship Marketing at Bristol Business School - one of the leading UK centers for academic research into relationship marketing and e-business. He is an Executive Consultant with IBMbs Business Innovation Services, Finance Sector. He is the author of many articles and eighteen books on marketing and customer service, including the previously mentioned "Up Close & Personal? CRM @ Work" now coming out in a Second Edition and "Customer Relationship Marketin

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