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Written on the body : the tattoo in European and American history / edited by Jane Caplan.

By: Caplan, Jane
Language: English Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2000.Description: xxiii, 318p. : ill. ; 23cm.ISBN: 1861890621
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Bibl. references and bibl.: p.255-305. - Contents: Stigma and tattoo / C.P. Jones; The tattoo in the later Roman empire and beyond / M. Gustafson; Insular Celtic tattooing / C.W. MacQuarrie; Wearing the universe: symbolic markings in early modern England / J.A. Rosecrans; The Renaissance tattoo / Juliet Fleming; Curiously marked: 18th century British perceptions of the South Pacific / Harriet Guest; Godna: inscribing Indian convicts in the 19th century / Clare Anderson; Skin deep devotions: religious tattoos and convict transportation to Australia / H. Maxwell-Stewart, Ian Duffield; Body modification? Class and tattoos in Victorian Britain / James Bradley; "National tattooing": 19th century Europe / J. Caplan; Reading the other/tattooing the self: convicts in Russia and the Soviet Union / Abby M. Schrader; On display: tattooed entertainers in America and Europe / S. Oettermann; The changing image of tattooing in American culture, 1846-1966 / A. Govenar; Inscriptions of the self: reflections on tattooing and piercing in contemporary Euro-America / Susan Benson.