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The Decorated Body


Brain, Robert
The Decorated Body
ISBN: 0091402700
Book Number: 36259
United Kingdom: Hutchinson, 1979, 192 pp includes index and reading list. Very good copy in same d/w, with small tear to top rear of spine. All through history people have felt the need to paint, tattoo, scar, mutilate, deform and reshape their bodies. This book describes the main techniques of body art and their forms and meaning are compared and contrasted with practices in different countries. B/W and colour photos throughout. Text is clean and unmarked.
Keywords: social anthropology, paint, tattoo, scar, mutilate, deform and reshape their bodies, branding, Body Art, Tribal Marks,
Price: $22.00

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