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Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women & Tattoo

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A fascinating excursion into a thriving subculture, this book explores the feminist significance of tattoos, noting that women's involvement with tattoo accelerated in both the suffragist '20s and the feminist '70s. Author Margot Mifflin uncovers the subversive relationship between women and tattoo, from society ladies who wanted to sever their identification with "natural" beauty and purity, to the healing powers that tattoo's color and symbolism can provide for a mastectomy survivor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781890451004
Subtitle:
(a secret history of women and tattoo )
Author:
Mifflin, Margot
Publisher:
Juno Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - General
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Photo Essays
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
Body, human
Subject:
Tattoos, Mehndi, & Body Painting
Subject:
Tattooing
Subject:
Body art
Subject:
Body image in women.
Subject:
Permanent makeup
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Newly rev.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
199
Publication Date:
2001?
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
vi, 10-178 p.
Dimensions:
11.04x8.49x.58 in. 1.60 lbs.

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