From the Realm of the Ancestors: An Anthology in Honor of Marija Gimbutas

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Marija Gimbutas, Joan Marler
Knowledge, Ideas & Trends, 1997 - Social Science - 659 pages
In decades to come, archaeologist Marija Gimbutas will be considered one of the most important women of the twentieth century. Her pioneering, interdisciplinary research into the earliest cultures of Europe led to a startling new view of the origins and meaning of Western civilization. According to anthropologist Ashley Montagu, "Marija Gimbutas has given us a veritable Rosetta Stone of the greatest heuristic value..". Linguist Harald Haarmann states, "(Gimbutas') discovery of a deeper layer of European history...may be considered the framework for a new paradigm in research into antiquity".

From the Realm of the Ancestors: Anthology i Honor of Marija Gimbutas, is an international collection of essays by major scholars of archaeology, anthropology, linguistics, genetics, history, mythology, comparative religions, women's studies, psychology, poetry, and the visual arts. These essays present a broad sampling of essential ideas, inspired by the work of Marija Gimbutas, that provide a new understanding of the beginnings of European civilization and profound possibilities for cultural transformation.

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