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Rediscovering Eve: Ancient Israelite Women in Context, by Carol Meyers. A distinguished archaeologist, Meyers first published Discovering Eve in 1988, using cultural anthropology, ethnography, and archaeology to reconstruct the everyday lives of Israelite women in ancient times. Since then a dramatic increase in the amount of available information about ancient Israel has compelled her not merely to update the prior book, but to outline anew what is known about ancient households and the economic, reproductive, sociopolitical, and religious activities shaping women’s lives.
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