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The Customized Body
The Customized Body
Author: Ted Polhemus
ISBN-13: 9781852426774
ISBN-10: 1852426772
Publication Date: 10/1/2000
Pages: 120
Edition: 2Rev Ed
Rating:
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Publisher: Serpent's Tail
Book Type: Paperback
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This large paperback has many black and white photos of people who have "altered" their bodies. Chapters include: Body Painting and Make up, Tatooing and Scarification, Jewellery and Piercing, Hair and Nails, The Foot and The Shoe, Masks, Second Skin, Body Sculpting, Gender Transformation. Adult content. Much nudity. Could offend those who do not agree with this underground way of life. Caution. Though, should you believe in the celebration one's identity and self-image, this is a book for your library.