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An Unreliable History of Tattoos
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Paul Thomas
Categories: Tattooing
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02 - Publisher: Nobrow Press

We would love to tell you about the history of tattoos, but the desire to crack jokes is too strong!
Body and Text: Cultural Transformations in New Media Environments
Language: en
Pages: 203
Authors: David Callahan, Anthony Barker
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-10 - Publisher: Springer

This book presents a collection of academic essays that take a fresh look at content and body transformation in the new media, highlighting how old hierarchies and canons of analysis must be revised. The movement of narratives and characterisations across forms, conventionally understood as adaptation, has commonly involved high-status classical
The History of Tattooing
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Wilfrid Dyson Hambly
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1925 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

This engrossing 1925 survey offers one of the most complete histories of world tattoo practices. Written during an era when colonial authorities had all but eliminated indigenous tattooing, it discusses their significance in terms of religious beliefs and social status. This Dover edition features a new selection of 80 images
Bad Boys and Tough Tattoos
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: John Dececco, Phd, Michael Williams
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-15 - Publisher: Routledge

Explore the dark subculture of 1950s tattoos! In the early 1950s, when tattoos were the indelible mark of a lowlife, an erudite professor of English--a friend of Gertrude Stein, Thomas Mann, Andre Gide, and Thornton Wilder--abandoned his job to become a tattoo artist (and incidentally a researcher for Alfred Kinsey).
Tattoos, Desire and Violence
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Karin Beeler
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-27 - Publisher: McFarland

Whether they graphically depict an individual’s or a community’s beliefs, express the defiance of authority, or brand marginalized groups, tattoos are a means of interpersonal communication that dates back thousands of years. Evidence of the tattoo’s place in today’s popular culture is all around—in advertisements, on the stereotypical outlaw character