Monday, 14 January 2008


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


Abendroth, Heide Göttner: The Mosuo as a Living Matriarchal Society
Briffault, Robert: The Mothers
Bulfinch, Thomas: Myths Of Greece And Rome
Daly, Mary: Gyn/Ecology
Davis, Elizabeth Gould: The First Sex
Davis-Kimball, Jeannine: Warrior Women
De Waal, Frans: Bonobo: The Forgotten Ape
Friedan, Betty: The Feminine Mystique
Fromm, Erich and Funk, Rainer: Love, Sexuality, and Matriarchy: About Gender
Gadon, Elinor W. The Once And Future Goddess
Graves, Robert: The White Goddess
Greer, Germaine: The Female Eunuch
Hancock, Graham: Underworld
Jahme, Carole: Beauty And The Beasts
Joslyn Gage.Matilda  Woman, Church and State: (1893)
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
Markale, Jean: Women Of The Celts
Massey, Gerald: Ancient Egypt
Mears, Ray and Gordon Hillman: Wild Food
Meyerowitz, Eva: The Akan Of Ghan 
Meyerowitz, Eva: The Sacred State Of The Akan
Moir, Ann and David Jessel: Brain Sex
Mookerjee, Ajit: Kali: The Feminine Force
Morgan, Elaine: The Descent Of Women
Morgan, Elaine: The Aquatic Ape
Morgan, Elaine: The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis
Murray, Margaret: The Witch Cult In Western Europe 

Murray, Margaret:  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
Sjoo, Monica And Barbara Mor: The Great Cosmic Mother
Stone, Merlin: When God Was A Woman
Strurgis, Matthew: It Aren’t Necessary So
Walker, Barbara G: The Women's Encyclopedia Of Myths And Secrets

[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

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

Ray Mears
Polynesians and Thor Heyerdahl
Pearl 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.]