THE TATTOO HISTORY SOURCE BOOK

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Tattoo History

Author : Steve Gilbert
ISBN : UCSC:32106016915834
Genre : Art
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An exhaustingly thorough, lavishly illustrated collection of historical records of tattooing throughout the world, from ancient times to the present. Collected together in one place for the first time are texts by explorers, journalists, physicians, psychiatrists, anthropologists, scholars, novelists, criminologists and tattoo artists. A brief essay by Gilbert sets each chapter in an historical context. Includes references at the end of each section. The author is a medical illustrator and freelance writer with a lifelong interest in tattooing.
Category: Art

Tattoo History

Author : Steve Gilbert
ISBN : UCSC:32106018603925
Genre : Art
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"The Tattoo History Source Book" is an exhaustingly thorough, lavishly illustrated collection of historical records of tattooing throughout the world, from ancient times to the present. Collected together in one place, for the first time, are texts by explorers, journalists, physicians, psychiatrists, anthropologists, scholars, novelists, criminologists, and tattoo artists. A brief essay by Gilbert sets each chapter in an historical context. Topics covered include the first written records of tattooing by Greek and Roman authors; the dispersal of tattoo designs and techniques throughout Polynesia; the discovery of Polynesian tattooing by European explorers; Japanese tattooing; the first 19th-century European and American tattoo artists; tattooed British royalty; the invention of the tattooing machine; and tattooing in the circus. The anthology concludes with essays by four prominent contemporary tattoo artists: Tricia Allen, Chuck Eldridge, Lyle Tuttle, and Don Ed Hardy. The references at the end of each section will provide an introduction to the extensive literature that has been inspired by the ancient-but-neglected art of tattooing. Because of its broad historical context, "The Tattoo History Source Book" will be of interest to the general reader as well as art historians, tattoo fans, neurasthenics, hebephrenics, and cyclothemics.
Category: Art

Tattoo Sourcebook

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ISBN : 9781435105959
Genre : Tattooing
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Category: Tattooing

Vintage Tattoos

Author : Carol Clerk
ISBN : 1847327478
Genre : Tattooing
File Size : 20.90 MB
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Lavishly presented and illustrated, this book explores the bold, colourful and enduring popular designs that were perfected across two World Wars, explains their history, symbolism and social significance, and delves into the colourful lives of the era's most famous practitioners.
Category: Tattooing

Spiritual Tattoo

Author : John A. Rush
ISBN : 9781583941171
Genre : Art
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"Reviews body modifications from prehistoric times to present, outlining processes and procedures and discussing social and psychological motives"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Art

Customizing The Body

Author : Clinton Sanders
ISBN : 9781592138890
Genre : Art
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Tattoos as art, work, decoration and defiance.
Category: Art

Bodies Of Inscription

Author : Margo DeMello
ISBN : 0822324679
Genre : Art
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An ethnography of the tattoo community, tracing the practice’s transformation from a mostly male, working-class phenomenon to one adapted and propagated by a more middle-class movement in the period from the 1970s to the present.
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Tattoo

Author : Nicholas Thomas
ISBN : 9781861898234
Genre : Art
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Whether fully adorning a biker’s arms or nestled cutely, and discretely, above one’s ankle, tattoos are a commonplace part of modern fashion and expression. But as modern as this permanent accessory can seem, the tattoo, in fact, has ancient and distant roots in Oceana, where it had been practiced for centuries before being taught to Western seafarers. This collection offers both a fascinating look at the early exchanges between European and Pacific cultures surrounding the tattoo and the tattoo’s rising popularity in the West up to the modern day. It is also the first book to thoroughly document the history of tattoos in Oceana itself. The essays here first document the complex cultural interactions between Oceana and Europe that had sailors, whalers, and explorers bringing tattoos home from their voyages. They then move on to issues surrounding encounter, representation, and exchange, exploring the ways missionaries and the colonial state influenced local tattoo practices, and the ways tattoo culture has since developed, both in the West and the Pacific. Stunningly illustrated, this unique and fascinating history will appeal to anyone interested in the history of tattoos, the culture of Oceania, or native arts.
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Written On The Body

Author : Jane Caplan
ISBN : UOM:39015048524618
Genre : Tattooing
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A thorough and absorbing discussion of tattooing from both historical and cultural perspectives. The irreversible tattoo has traditionally been seen as alien to Western culture and people with tattoos have been, and arguably still are, regarded as outsiders. Greek vases from the 4th century BC portrayed tattooed enemies, much as 19th-century historians and artists pictured painted Picts. The tradition of marking criminals or victims with tattoos also originated in the classical world. Romans commonly tattooed Christians before punishment but this popularised the tattoo as a symbol of martyrdom amongst the Christian community. Some medieval Christians continued the practice by using Pilgrim tattoos to announce their faith just as modern soldiers mark themselves with regiment tattoos. This collection of fourteen essays concludes with a discussion of the West's enthusiasm and fascination following the discovery of North America's tattooed tribes and reasons for the modern revival in tattoos across America and Europe.
Category: Tattooing

A Cultural History Of Tattoos

Author : Gail B. Stewart
ISBN : 1601525605
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Presents a history of tattoos, describes the processes some cultures use to mark their bodies and its significance, and reveals a darker side of tattooing.
Category: Health & Fitness