Written on the Body: The Tattoo in European and American History
Reaktion, 2000 - Tattooing - 318 pages
Written on the Body surveys the history of the tattoo in Europe and North America from Antiquity to the present. While the subject of tattooing has previously been approached from the viewpoints of anthropology, sociology and cultural studies, this book sets the practice into a historical perspective.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wolfman9 - LibraryThing
Awesome reference book on the subject of tattoos. Mostly about the history of tattooing throughout the ages. The cross references/sources are very helpful if you are doing research on the subject. Not a book for mass consumption. Read full review