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Blood, bread, and roses how menstruation created the world by Judy Grahn

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Menstruation -- Social aspects.,
  • Menstruation -- Cross-cultural studies.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-312) and index.

StatementJudy Grahn.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN484.38 .G73 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 323 p. ;
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1399968M
ISBN 100807075043
LC Control Number93007701

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