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In the process, they often wind up battling a distorted matriarchal figure like the fabled “evil stepmother” — usually a woman who’s eschewed the traditional societal role that the princess seems destined to embrace and accept.
WHY IT’S SO SATISFYING TO ROOT FOR DISNEY VILLAINSAJA ROMANOMAY 28, 2021VOX
It’s worth pointing out that bonobos are matriarchal, whereas chimpanzees are dominated by the big males.
HUMANS HAVE GOTTEN NICER AND BETTER AT MAKING WAR - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGSTEVE PAULSONJANUARY 6, 2021NAUTILUS
The door was opened shortly by a tall, kindly woman, of a rather matriarchal turn.
THE "GENIUS"THEODORE DREISER
Arjuna had effected a temporary exogamous marriage according to matriarchal customs.
INDIAN MYTH AND LEGENDDONALD ALEXANDER MACKENZIE
The annual celebration of the Thesmophoria clearly derived its origin from matriarchal times.
WOMAN AND SOCIALISMAUGUST BEBEL
After the dissolution of the matriarchal gens, the patriarchal gens took its place with considerably diminished functions.
WOMAN AND SOCIALISMAUGUST BEBEL
Apparently the Latin tribes who participated in the foundation of Rome had already superseded the matriarchal development.
WOMAN AND SOCIALISMAUGUST BEBEL
The present relation is diametrically opposite to that which prevailed during the matriarchal period.
WOMAN AND SOCIALISMAUGUST BEBEL
Among peoples at a low stage of development, matriarchal conditions prevail or have been abandoned but recently.
WOMAN AND SOCIALISMAUGUST BEBEL
As we consider the principles of government among the North American tribes we find that the matriarchal system prevailed.
WOMEN OF AMERICAJOHN ROUSE LARUS

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