[The Wave, by William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905)]


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Briffault, Robert: The Mothers
Bulfinch, Thomas: Myths Of Greece And Rome
Cunliffe, Barry: Facing The Ocean: The Atlantic and its peoples; 8000 – AD 1500
Daly, Mary: Gyn/Ecology
Davis, Elizabeth Gould: The First Sex
Davis-Kimball, Jeannine: Warrior women
Dawkins, Richard: The Selfish Gene
De Waal, Frans: Bonobo: The Forgotten Ape
Eisler, Riane: The Chalice And The Blade
Figes, Eva: Patriarchal Attitudes
Friedan, Betty: The Feminine Mystique
Fromm, Erich and Funk, Rainer: Love, Sexuality, and Matriarchy: About Gender
Gachot, Theodore; Mermaids: Nymphs Of The Sea
Gadon, Elinor W. The Once And Future Goddess
Gimbutas, Marija: The Gods and Goddesses Of All Europe – The Language Of The Goddess – The Civilisation Of The Goddess
Goodall, Jane: In the Shadow of Man – Reason For Hope; A Spiritual Journey
Goldberg, Steven: The Inevitability of Patriarchy
Graves, Robert: The White Goddess
Greer, Germaine: The Female Eunuch
Grossman, Lt. Col. Dave, On Killing: The Psychological Cost 0f Learning To Kill in War and Society
Hancock, Graham: Underworld
Harrison, Jane: Prologomena To The Study Of Greek Religion,
Heyerdahl, Thor: Sea Routes To Poynesia – The Kon-Tiki Expedition
Jahme, Carole: Beauty And The Beasts
Lao Tzu Tao Te Ching, Translated By Richard Wilhelm And H.G. Ostwald
Liedloff, Jean: The Continuum Concept
Lyons, Alana: Now It’s Our Turn
Malinowski, Bronislaw: Sex Culture And Myth
Maraini, Fosco: Hekura: The Diving Girl’s Island
Markale, Jean: Women Of The Celts
Masey, Gerald: Ancient Egypt

Mears, Ray & Gordon Hillman: Wild Food
Mellaart J: Catal Huyuk: A Neolithic Town In Anatolia
Meyerowitz, Eva: The Akan Of Ghan – The Sacred State Of The Akan
Miles, Rosalind: The Women’s History Of The World
Moir, Ann & David Jessel: Brain Sex
Montagu, Ashley: The Natural Superiority Of Women
Mookerjee, Ajit: Kali: The Feminine Force
Morgan, Elaine: The Descent Of Women – The Aquatic Ape – The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis
Murray, Margaret: The Witch Cult In Western Europe – The God Of The Witches
Neumann Erich: The Great Mother
Newark, Tim: Women Warlords
Nicholson, Shirley: The Goddess Re-Awakening
Pirani, Alix: The Absent Mother
Reed, Evelyn: Woman’s Evolution: From Matriarchal Clan To Patriarchal Family – Sexism And Science
Rudgley, Richard: Lost Civilisations Of The Stone Age – Secrets Of The Stone Age
Sanday, Peggy Reeves: Women At The Center: Life In A Modern Matriarchy
Sjoo, Monica And Barbara Mor: The Great Cosmic Mother
Stone, Merlin: When God Was A Woman


Strurgis, Matthew: It Aren’t Necessary So
Studebaker, Jeri: Switching To Goddess; Humanity’s
Ticket to the Future
Walker, Barbara G: The Women’s Encyclopedia Of Myths And Secrets

Webster Wilde, Lyn: On The Trail Of The Women Warriors

Whitmont, Edward C: Return Of The Goddess

[Photograph by Fosco Maraini, from his book, Hekura, The Diving Girl’s Island, of an ama diver returning to the surface.]

[“Sea Nymphs”, by Albert Laurens]

Web Sites

Lynne Cox
Tanya Streeter
Female Swimming performance
Mermaid Myths

Bonobo Apes

Women Divers in Russia
Jacques Cousteau
Ami People of Taiwan
Australian aborigines women peal divers
Tasmanian Natives

Tierra Del Fuego Natives

Sea Gypsies

Haenyo Divers
Ama Divers

Early Humans in America

Fishing Women
Infant swimming
Ray Mears
Polynesians and Thor Heyerdahl
Peal Fishing
Alain Bombard
Stone Age People

Indus Valley Civilization
Neolithic towns and cities
Aquatic Ape Theory
Marija Gimbutas



From Japanese web-site

From Japanese Web-Site

[Photograph by Fosco Maraini, from his book, Hekura, The Diving Girl’s Island.]

[Photograph by Fosco Maraini, from his book, Hekura, The Diving Girl’s Island.]

[Photograph by Fosco Maraini, from his book, Hekura, The Diving Girl’s Island.]

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