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The Decorated Body / Robert Brain

Brain, Robert

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ISBN 10: 0060104589 / ISBN 13: 9780060104580
Published by New York ; London : Harper & Row, 1979
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Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. ; 192 pages; Physical desc. : 192 p. : ill. (some col. ) ; 25 cm. Bibliography: p. 189-190. Subject: Body, Human (in religion, folk-lore, etc. ) Body marking. Tattooing. 1 Kg. 192 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 117733

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Title: The Decorated Body / Robert Brain

Publisher: New York ; London : Harper & Row

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition.

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A serious examination of body decoration throughout the world surveys the varieties of tattooing, painting, scarification, and other techniques practiced universally, viewing body decoration as the magical, religious, and sexual expressions of a culture

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