9780062502896

The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future

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  • ISBN13:

    9780062502896

  • ISBN10:

    0062502891

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/11/2009
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications

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Summary

Bringing together recent discoveries in archaeology with evidence from art, religion, anthropology, sociology, politics, and economics, this national bestseller reveals astounding new knowledge of our past--and potential future. Maps and charts.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
ix
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction: The Chalice and The Blade xiii
Journey into a Lost World: The Beginnings of Civilization
1(15)
Messages from the Past: The World of the Goddess
16(13)
The Essential Difference: Crete
29(13)
Dark Order Out of Chaos: From the Chalice to the Blade
42(17)
Memories of a Lost Age: The Legacy of the Goddess
59(19)
Reality Stood on Its Head: Part I
78(12)
Reality Stood on Its Head: Part II
90(14)
The Other Half of History: Part I
104(16)
The Other Half of History: Part II
120(15)
The Patterns of the Past: Gylany and History
135(21)
Breaking Free: The Unfinished Transformation
156(16)
The Breakdown of Evolution: A Dominator Future
172(13)
Breakthrough in Evolution: Toward a Partnership Future
185(20)
Epilogue 205(10)
Notes 215(36)
Figures 251(14)
Index 265

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