Myth, Religion, and Mother Right: Selected Writings of J. J. Bachofen. Front Cover. Johann Jakob Bachofen. Routledge & K. Paul, – Matriarchy – pages. Mother Right (Das Mutterrecht), his most famous work, is one of those books 3 See, however, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Myth, Religion and Mother Right. Johann Jakob Bachofen (December 22, – November 25, ) was Johann Jakob Bachofen’s seminal work Mother Right presented a.

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ComiXology Thousands bachofe Digital Comics. Makes clear ancient thoughts that have not been explored much before. Already inat the age of 23, he finished his doctoral studies.

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Please try again later. He was particularly interested in the nature and proper method of the study of history, a topic that would occupy his thoughts until the end of his life.


And you get plenty of ‘right to the source’ in his citations. Bachofen’s model was based on an imaginative interpretation of the existing archaeological evidence of his time, and tells us as much about Bachofen’s own time as it does the past.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Bachofen assembled documentation demonstrating that motherhood is the source of human society, religion, morality, and decorum. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

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Inhe bachofenn his professorial position after being accused of obtaining this position solely due to his higher social standing. A Spiritual History of Rhythm. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. List of Works Cited. He was made professor of the history of Roman law at the University of Basel inserving in that position until Bachofen applied evolutionary theories to the development of culture in a manner that is no longer considered valid, and modern archaeology and literary analysis have mither many details of his historical conclusions.

Nevertheless, at a time when patriarchal societies dominated, the need to bring out the feminine aspect of God and human beings was real. Johann Jakob Bachofen was born on December 22, in Basel, Switzerlandfirst son of a wealthy merchant family. He learns that he is not of the same clan as his tama, that his totemic tight is different, and that it is identical with that of his mother.


Seems to me, anyway. He presented a radically new view of the role of women in a broad range of ancient societies.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. His father had a ribbon factory and was a descendant from a long line of merchants. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. After finishing high school with honors, Bachofen went on to study law and sciences in the universities of Berlin and Gottingen.

Johann Jakob Bachofen December 22, — November 25, was a Swiss anthropologist and sociologistfamous for his theory of matriarchy and his work on the role of women in ancient societies. This article needs additional citations for verification.

Myth, Religion, and Mother Right. Selected Writings of J.

Johann Jakob Bachofen

Johann Jakob BachofenJoseph Campbell. When the Drummers Were Women: There is scarcely a feature of the matriarchal system that cannot be documented in this way The stories of the Amazons and Bellerophon are real and not poetic. See and discover other items: It’s a great get-to-the-bottom-of-things book – same’s studying alchemy takes you to bachocen roots of ‘chemistry’.