Tattooing in the Marshall Islands

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Abstract

The first scholarly compilation on the history, progression and demise of the traditionally intricate art of Marshallese tattooing. This book richly documents this type of tattooing as an art, describing its incredible ornamental and elaborate execution. In addition, the text also portrays the conventional social context in which tattooing needs to be seen, along with where and why tattoos are specifically placed
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationHonolulu
PublisherBess Press
Number of pages204
ISBN (Print)9781573062893
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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Art
Social Context
Demise
Progression
Conventional
Compilation
Tattoo
History

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Spennemann, D. (2009). Tattooing in the Marshall Islands. Honolulu: Bess Press.
Spennemann, Dirk. / Tattooing in the Marshall Islands. Honolulu : Bess Press, 2009. 204 p.
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