Customizing the Body: The Art and Culture of Tattooing
    Share

    Customizing the Body: The Art and Culture of Tattooing (English, Paperback, Clinton Sanders, D Angus Vail)

    Customizing the Body: The Art and Culture of Tattooing  (English, Paperback, Clinton Sanders, D Angus Vail)

    Be the first to Review this product
    ₹1,798
    2,177
    17% off
    Hurry, Only 1 left!
  • Bank OfferExtra 5% off* with Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card
    T&C
  • Delivery
    Check
    Check pincode
      Usually delivered in3 weeks
      ?
      Enter pincode for exact delivery dates/charges
    View Details
    Highlights
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Temple University Press,u.s.
    • ISBN: 9781592138883, 1592138888
    • Edition: REV EXP 2nd Edition, 2008
    • Pages: 288
    Services
    • 10 Days Replacement Policy
      ?
    • Cash on Delivery available
      ?
    Seller
    Atlantic
    3.3
    Description
    Originally published in 1989, this ground-breaking ethnographic exploration of tattooing - and the art world surrounding it - covers the history, anthropology, and sociology of body modification practices; the occupational experience of the tattooist; the process and social consequences of becoming a tattooed person; and the prospects of "serious" tattooing becoming an accepted art form. Curiously, despite the greater prevalence of tattoos and body modification in today's society, there is still a stigma of deviance associated with people who get or ink tattoos.Retaining the core of the original book, this revised and expanded edition offers a new preface by the author and a new chapter focusing on the changes that have occurred in the tattoo world. A section on the new scholarly literature that has emerged, as well as the new modes of body modification that have come into vogue, are included along with a new gallery of photographs that show some splendid examples of contemporary tattoo art. A directory of artists' websites invites readers to discover the range of work being done around the world from "suits" (full body tattoos) to skulls.
    Read More
    Specifications
    Book Details
    • Publication Year
      • 2008
    Contributors
    • Author
      • Clinton Sanders, D Angus Vail
    Dimensions
    • Width
      • 8.19
    • Height
      • 0.73
    • Weight
      • 328
    Have doubts regarding this product?
    Safe and Secure Payments.Easy returns.100% Authentic products.
    Back to top