Jacquetta Hawkes


Jacquetta Hawkes (née Hopkins) born Cambridge, England August 5, 1910 (d. 1996). Prominent British archaeologist; wrote UNESCO History of Mankind; led Aldermaston March at founding of Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) 1958; chaired Women Against the Bomb conference London June 1958.


"[T]he earliest Neolithic societies throughout their range in time and space gave woman the highest status she has ever known." (History of Mankind, 1963; photo BBC)