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Title :

Written on the body : the tattoo in European and American history

Authors :
JONES, C. P. ; GUSTAFSON, Mark ; MACQUARRIE, Charles W. ; ROSECRANS, Jennipher Allen ; FLEMING, Juliet ; GUEST, Harriet ; ANDERSON, Clare ; MAXWELL-STEWART, Hamish ; DUFFIELD, Ian ; BRADLEY, James ; SCHRADER, Abby M. ; OETTERMANN, Stephan ; GOVENAR, Alan ; BENSON, Susan ;
Publication year :
2000
Language :
English ;
Abstract :
Surveys the history of the tattoo in Europe and North America from antiquity to the present day. Essays are 'Stigma and tattoo,' by C.P. Jones, 'The tattoo in the later Roman Empire and beyond', by Mark Gustafson, 'Insular celtic tattooing : history, myth and metaphor', by Charles W. MacQuarrie, 'Wearing the universe : symbolic markings in early modern England,' by Jennipher Allen Rosecrans, ' The renaissance tattoo,' by Juliet Fleming', 'Curiously marked : tattooing and gender difference in eighteenth-century British perceptions of the South Pacific', by Harriet Guest, 'Godna : inscribing Indian convicts in the nineteenth-century', by Clare Anderson, 'Skin deep devotions : religious tattoos and convict transportation to Australia', by Hamish Maxwell-Stewart and Ian Duffield, 'Body commodification? : class and tattoos in Victorian Britain', by James Bradley, ''National tattooing' : traditions of tattooing in nineteenth-century Europe', by Jane Caplan, 'Branding the other/tattooing the self : bodily inscription among convicts in Russia and the Soviet Union', by Abby M. Schrader, 'On display : tattooed entertainers in America and Germany', by Stephan Oettermann, 'The changing image of tattooing in American culture, 1846-1966', by Alan Govenar, 'Inscriptions of the self : reflections on tattooing and piercing in contemporary Euro-America', by Susan Benson. ;
Pagination/Size :
318 ; 318 p.; 75 ill. ;
Topic :
530 - BIBLIOGRAPHIE D'HISTOIRE DE L'ART ;
French keywords :
Corps humain ; Etats-Unis ; Europe ; Iconographie ; Image ; Métaphore ; Symbolisme ; Tatouage ; Technique ;
Descriptors :
Europe ; Human figure ; Iconography ; Imagery ; Metaphor ; Symbolism ; Tattooing ; Technique ; United States ;
Document type :
Ouvrage ;
INIST identifier :
24945183 ;
ISBN :
ISBN 1861890621 ;
Provenance :
Bibliographie d'Histoire de l'Art ;
Publisher :
Reaktion, London
Publisher country :
UNITED KINGDOM ;