Definition of Matriarchates
1. matriarchate [n] - See also: matriarchate
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Matriarchates
Literary usage of Matriarchates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The glimpses we have of ancient matriarchates speak much for the older, honourable position of women; their peculiar festivals (as in Greece, ..."
2. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... her real superiority to man will have free course and be glorified and the ideals of the old matriarchates again find embodiment in fit and due degree. ..."
3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"That is, can psychiatry do anything more for social case work than *The patriarchates and matriarchates might be supplemented with ..."
4. The Glands Regulating Personality: A Study of the Glands of Internal by Louis Berman (1921)
"Acting upon their theories as to the nature and function of sex, men have, ever since the passing of the primeval matriarchates, segregated women, ..."
5. The Influence of Anthropology on the Course of Political Science by John Linton Myres (1916)
"... veiled from view the peaceful southern matriarchates, and focused the attention of statesmen and theorists alike on the pugnacious patriarchs of the ..."
6. Child Study and Child Training by William Byron Forbush (1915)
"... is claimed that woman's right to political government is certified by the fact that human tribes were once governed by mother chiefs (matriarchates). ..."
7. The Psychical Correlation of Religious Emotion and Sexual Desire by James Weir (1897)
"There are several matriarchates still extant in the world, and one of the best known, as well as the most advanced, as far as civilization and culture are ..."