Presents a holistic look at the world of tattoo. Covers the history of the practice of tattooing in Europe, Asia, and the Pacific. Discusses such major issues as tattooing in relation to the body, authenticity, commodification and meaning, functions, medical and legal concerns, the impact of technological developments on the practice, and the increase in popularity of tattooing in recent decades.
Marczak, Agnieszka, "Tattoo World" (2007). Honors Projects Overview. 29.
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Tattoo Images Appendix (p.50-61) is available only in the print version of this Project.