Item description for Red Flower: Rethinking Menstruation by Dena Taylor...
An integral part of every woman's life, menstruation has typically been characterized as a curse. Red Flower debunks the myths and prejudices surrounding this natural process through carefully documented research, cross-cultural perspectives, and much more.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 6" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Jan 15, 2003
Publisher The Blackburn Press
ISBN 1930665644 ISBN13 9781930665644
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Reviews - What do customers think about Red Flower: Rethinking Menstruation?
Refreshingly positive perspective on menstruation May 16, 2004
"Red Flower" provides a refreshingly positive perspective on menstruation. Countering the barrage of negativity women recieve about PMS, this book emphasizes the positive aspects of periods. Menstruation symbolizes fertility, femininity, and power. PMS is neither universal nor always negative. It is possible - and ideal - for women to celebrate their bodies at this time rather than hide from the reality of monthly cycles.
The main flaw with this book is that some of the science is outdated due to the date of publication. Also, I wish there was more detail on some of the cultural history related to menstruation. However, "Red Flower" was not written to be a comprehensive guide to female cycles. It is a celebration of womens bodies as we were meant to experience it. For that, the book is invaluable.