Tattoo : bodies, art, and exchange in the Pacific and the West (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Tattoo : bodies, art, and exchange in the Pacific and the West

Author: Nicholas Thomas; Anna Cole; Bronwen Douglas
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2005.
Series: Objects/histories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The essays collected here document the extraordinary, intertwined histories of processes of cultural exchange and Pacific tattoo practices. Art historians, anthropologists, and scholars of Oceania provide a transcultural history of tattooing in and beyond the Pacific.
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Genre/Form: Pasifika
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tattoo.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)989089714
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Thomas; Anna Cole; Bronwen Douglas
ISBN: 0822335506 9780822335504 082233562X 9780822335627 186189225X 9781861892256
OCLC Number: 56490884
Description: 252 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
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.
Series Title: Objects/histories.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Thomas, Anna Cole, and Bronwen Douglas.
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