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By Sally Dammery

What girl forgets the instant of studying her first interval? The surprise? worry? Panic? Loathing? Embarrassment? satisfaction? Happiness?

First Blood examines the ways that girls from nations as different as India and Sri Lanka, England, the Philippines, Greece, Italy, Uganda, Indonesia, Fiji, Chile, Ukraine, Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong, bear in mind this second of menarche and what it intended to them, their households, and their societies. The e-book investigates ideals and traditions surrounding menarche, together with the thoughts of uncleanness, of rite, of secrecy and lore nonetheless latest in lots of elements of the world.

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