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Encyclopedia of body adornment

Author: Margo DeMello
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alphabetically arranged entries discuss forms of body modification or adornment found throughout history and around the world, including background information and the theoretical, social, ethical, and legal issues surrounding each practice.
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Reference works
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margo DeMello
ISBN: 9780313336959 0313336954
OCLC Number: 123767012
Awards: Winner of College & Research Libraries Selected Reference Works, 2007-08 RUSA 2007 Outstan 2008 (United States)
Description: xx, 326 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
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Addresses the ways in which body modification has been central to social and cultural practices.  Read more...

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"Cultural anthropologist Margo DeMello has written the Encyclopedia of Body Adornment to create a context for the many types of body modification and adornment found both in societies throughout Read more...

 
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