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Tattoo : bodies, art, and exchange in the Pacific and the West / edited by Nicholas Thomas, Anna Cole, and Bronwen Douglas.

Contributor(s): Thomas, Nicholas, 1960- | Cole, Anna, 1969- | Douglas, Bronwen.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: GN419.3 .T388 2005Publication: London : Reaktion Books, 2005Description: 252 p. : ill. (some col.).Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2005. ISBN: 0822335506 (cloth); 9780822335504 (cloth); 082233562X (pbk.); 9780822335627 (pbk.); 186189225X (pbk.); 9781861892256 (pbk.).Subject(s): Tattooing -- History | Tattooing -- Oceania -- History | Tribal tattoos | Human body -- Social aspects | Human body -- Symbolic aspectsGenre/Form: History.
Contents:
Introduction / Nicholas Thomas -- Cureous figures : European voyagers and tatau/tattoo in Polynesia, 1595-1800 / Bronwen Douglas -- Speckled bodies : Russian voyagers and nuku hivans / Elena Govor -- Marks of transgression : the tattooing of Europeans in the Pacific Islands / Joanna White -- Christian skins : tatau and the evangelisation of the Society Islands and Samoa / Anne D'Alleva -- Governing tattoo : reflections on a colonial trial / Anna Cole -- The temptation of Brother Anthony : decolonization and the tattooing of Tony Fomison / Peter Brunt -- Samoan tatau as global practice / Sean Mallon -- Multiple skins : space, time, and tattooing in Tahiti / Makiko Kuwahara -- Wearing moko : Maori facial marking in today's world / Linda Waimarie Nikora, Mohi Rua & Ngahuia Te Awekotuku -- Beyond the modern primitive / Cyril Siorat -- Epilogue.
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Reprint. Originally published: 2005.

Includes bibliographical references p. (227-242) and index.

Introduction / Nicholas Thomas -- Cureous figures : European voyagers and tatau/tattoo in Polynesia, 1595-1800 / Bronwen Douglas -- Speckled bodies : Russian voyagers and nuku hivans / Elena Govor -- Marks of transgression : the tattooing of Europeans in the Pacific Islands / Joanna White -- Christian skins : tatau and the evangelisation of the Society Islands and Samoa / Anne D'Alleva -- Governing tattoo : reflections on a colonial trial / Anna Cole -- The temptation of Brother Anthony : decolonization and the tattooing of Tony Fomison / Peter Brunt -- Samoan tatau as global practice / Sean Mallon -- Multiple skins : space, time, and tattooing in Tahiti / Makiko Kuwahara -- Wearing moko : Maori facial marking in today's world / Linda Waimarie Nikora, Mohi Rua & Ngahuia Te Awekotuku -- Beyond the modern primitive / Cyril Siorat -- Epilogue.

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