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The History of Womens Role of Subordination and SlaveLerner believes that only reversing the process by which it was constructed can deconstruct patriarchy Hence to abolish patriarchy we must know how and why patriarchy came into being and addresses those underlying issues Lerner proposed a theory to explain the development of patriarchy and offers many comments about women in history and women in history as represented by men as being from the very beginning subordinate to man to the point of slavery However Lerner also communicates through her writing at the same time the rise of an antipatriarchal feminist attitude among women from the middle ages to 1870 As a result Lerner introduces us to many wonderful powerful proto-feminist women on the history of womens subordination and slavery to men historicallyThus Lerner first points out that the recorded and interpreted record of the past of the human race is only a partial record This is because it omits the past of half of humankind and it is distorted in that it tells the story from the viewpoint of the male half of humanity only as the dominant and the woman half totally the subordinate to the male halfThis is due to the factor that no historical data whatsoever has excluded males because of their sex However since all historical data being written predominately by man has excluded women based upon their sexual difference Because of this historically documented negation of womens equality and importance of role in society their limitation of importance has caused women to this very day to struggle against their historically projected sexually subordinate status Unfortunately this historical sexual subordinate status of women mandated by man still largely exists to this very day This is clearly exhibited in the workplaces unfair differences of positions and salaries between men and women in the job market Whereas men still unfairly obtain far higher salaries and positions than women While women just as intelligent or
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