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First Blood: A Cultural Study of Menarche

© Copyright 2016 Sally Dammery

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Series: Cultural Studies

Design: Les Thomas

National Library of Australia Cataloguing-in-Publication entry:


Dammery, Sally, author.


First blood: a cultural study of menarche / Sally Dammery.


9781925377040 (paperback)


Includes bibliographical references and index.



Menstruation--Cross-cultural studies.


Menstruation--Religious aspects.

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First Blood: A Cultural Study of Menarche

   by Sally Dammery