Tetování na Marshallovych Ostrovech

Translated title of the contribution: Tattoo on the Marshall Islands

Research output: Book/ReportBook


In most Pacific Island cultures tattooing was a means of visually demonstrating rank and status within a community. In Micronesia tattooing also served to clearly mark out its wearer as a member of one island population and thereby differentiate them from people from other islands. This book provides a comprehensive overview on traditional tattooing in the Marshall Islands. Drawing on a wide range of sources it documents the nature and history of individual tattoo motifs and their combinations and places them into a cultural context.
Translated title of the contributionTattoo on the Marshall Islands
Original languageOther
Place of PublicationZdar nad Sazavou, Czech Republic
PublisherSowulo Press
Number of pages189
ISBN (Print)9788090395701
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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