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Written on the body : the tattoo in European and American history
Caplan, Jane.
Publication Information:
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2000]

Physical Description:
xxiii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Stigma and tattoo / C.P. Jones -- The tattoo in the later Roman empire and beyond / Mark Gustafson -- Insular Celtic tattooing: history, myth and metaphor / Charles W. MacQuarrie -- Wearing the universe: symbolic markings in early modern England / Jennipher Allen Rosecrans -- The Renaissance tattoo / Juliet Fleming -- Curiously marked: tattooing and gender difference in eighteenth-century British perceptions of the South Pacific / Harriet Guest -- Godna: inscribing Indian convicts in the nineteenth century / Clare Anderson -- Skin deep devotions: religious tattoos and convict transportation to Australia / Hamish Maxwell-Stewart and Ian Duffield -- Body commodification? Class and tattoos in Victorian Britain / James Bradley -- 'National tattooing': traditions of tattooing in nineteenth-century Europe / Jane Caplan -- Branding the other/tattooing the self: bodily inscription among convicts in Russia and the Soviet Union / Abby M. Schrader -- On display: tattooed entertainers in America and Germany / Stephan Oettermann -- The changing image of tattooing in American culture, 1846-1966 / Alan Govenar -- Inscriptions of the self: reflections on tattooing and piercing in contemporary Euro-America / Susan Benson.
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