New PDF release: Body Modification (Published in association with Theory,

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By Mike Featherstone

ISBN-10: 0761967958

ISBN-13: 9780761967958

ISBN-10: 0761967966

ISBN-13: 9780761967965

This attention-grabbing assortment explores the becoming variety of physique amendment practices reminiscent of piercing, tattooing, branding, slicing and putting implants, that have sprung up lately within the West.

It asks no matter if this means that we're returning to standard tribal practices of inscribing identities onto our bodies at the a part of 'modern primitives', or is physique amendment greater understood as basically beauty and ornamental with physique markings in simple terms transitority indicators of transferable loyalties?

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