Inked: Tattoos and Body Art around the World [2 volumes] by Margo DeMello

By Margo DeMello

In fresh many years, tattoos have long past from being a culture interest in Western tradition to mainstream and normal. This two-volume set presents huge insurance of tattooing and physique artwork within the usa at the present time in addition to around the globe and all through human history.

• offers the main whole international review of tattooing and physique artwork because it exists this day and all through background, to be had in a single resource

• Addresses the foremost practices, their historic and cross-cultural destinations, and the main cultural teams and locations within which tattooing has performed a relevant position in social and cultural practices

• Covers people who helped popularize tattooing, the foremost theoretical concerns surrounding tattooing, the legislation and customs relating to tattooing, the numerous ways that tattooing has performed a task in quite a few advertising and marketing and ads campaigns, and the social activities that experience stimulated or been plagued by tattooing

• features a complete checklist of assets reminiscent of magazines, companies, web content, and museums dedicated to tattooing in addition to a thesaurus and complete bibliography

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