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Marks of civilization : artistic transformations of the human body / Arnold Rubin, editor
Books | Museum of Cultural History, University of California, Los Angeles | 1988
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279 p. : ill.(some col.), maps ; 29 cm.
Note
"Based on a symposium entitled 'Art of the Body,' held at UCLA between 28 and 30 January 1983"--Acknowledgements.
Bibliography
Bibliography: p. 265-276.
Contents
General introduction / Arnold Rubin -- Introduction : Africa / Arnold Rubin -- Tattoo in ancient Egypt / Robert S. Bianchi -- Significance of differences in the male and female personal art of the Southeast Nuba / James Faris -- Tabwa tegumentary inscription / Allen F. Roberts -- Ga'anda scarification : a model for art and identity / Marla C. Berns -- Beauty and scarification amongst the Tiv / Paul Bohannan -- Beauty and being : aesthetics and ontology in Yoruba body art / Henry John Drewal -- Baule scarification : the mark of civilization / Susan Vogel -- Introduction : Asia / Arnold Rubin -- Historical and cultural dimensions of the tattoo in Japan / Donald McCallum -- The spiritual significance of Newar tattoos / Jehanne Teilhet-Fisk -- Tattoo trends in Gujarat / Arnold Rubin -- Introduction : Oceania / Arnold Rubin -- Hawaiian tattoo : a conjunction of genealogy and aesthetics / Adrienne Kaeppler -- Contexts of Maori moko / Peter Gathercole -- Introduction : Native America / Arnold Rubin -- Labrets and tattooing in native Alaska / Joy Gritton -- Women, marriage, mouths and feasting : the symbolism of Tlingit labrets / Aldona Jonaitis -- Introduction : contemporary Euro-America / Arnold Rubin -- The variable context of Chicano tattooing / Alan Govenar -- Drill and frill : client choice, client typologies, and interactional control in commercial tattooing settings / Clinton R. Sanders -- The tattoo renaissance / Arnold Rubin.
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Rubin, Arnold.
University of California, Los Angeles. Museum of Cultural History.
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Online version: Marks of civilization. Los Angeles : Museum of Cultural History, University of California, Los Angeles, c1988 (OCoLC)622262776
ISBN
0930741137 (hardcover)
9780930741136 (hardcover)
0930741129 (softcover)
9780930741129 (softcover)
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