Tattoo History

Tattoo History

A Source Book : An Anthology of Historical Records of Tattooing Throughout the World

Book - 2000
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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.
Publisher: New York : Juno Books ; Berkeley, CA : US bookstore distribution, Publishers Group West, c2000
ISBN: 9781890451066
Branch Call Number: 391.65 G466
391.65 Gilbert
Characteristics: 216 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 29 cm


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