A Source Book : An Anthology of Historical Records of Tattooing Throughout the WorldBook - 2000
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
Branch Call Number: 391.65 G466
Characteristics: 216 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 29 cm