The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State
by Friedrich Engels Foreword by Jennifer Doyle Introduction by Eleanor Burke Leacock
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240 pages / August 2021 / 9781839761515
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In this classic work Engels argued that matriarchal communal societies had been overthrown by class society and its emphasis on private, not communal, property and monogamous, rather than polygamous, sexual organisation. This historical development constituted “the world-historic defeat of the female sex.”
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