Myths of Motherhood by Shari L. Thurer

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A groundbreaking examination of the historical myth of motherhood looks at how different cultures have viewed motherhood, showing how our current idea of the ""good mother"" reflects a reaction to burgeoning women's rights. 25,000 first printing. National ad/promo. Tour.
 

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Shari L. Thurer is a Professor at Boston University.
 
Published May 6, 1994 by Houghton Mifflin. 381 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Self Help, Gay & Lesbian, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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Psychologist Thurer offers a historical smorgasbord of societal attitudes toward mothering, from the paleolithic period to the present.

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