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Cities did not necessarily lead to patriarchy. The ancient city of Catalhoyuk had about 10K inhabitants at it's apex, and lasted over 2 thousand years with enforced egalitarianism.
Çatalhöyük — Ancient Land Of Peace And Egalitarianism
Current knowledge of this settlement reveals a lot about human history
Edit: and yes, I have read Ishmael