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The Resource Mutilating the body : identity in blood and ink, Kim Hewitt

Mutilating the body : identity in blood and ink, Kim Hewitt

Label
Mutilating the body : identity in blood and ink
Title
Mutilating the body
Title remainder
identity in blood and ink
Statement of responsibility
Kim Hewitt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Mutilating the Body: Identity in Blood and Ink is an analysis of the different ways in which people use their bodies for self-expression that considers the significance of body modification and how different forms of body art and alteration serve individual and cultural needs. The book also addresses eating disorders, self-cutting, and ritualized consensual sadomasochism
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hewitt, Kim
Dewey number
391/.65
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC552.S4
LC item number
H48 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1997 E-403
  • WM 100
NLM item number
H611m 1996
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-mutilation
  • Tattooing
  • Body piercing
  • Body piercing
  • Self-mutilation
  • Tattooing
Label
Mutilating the body : identity in blood and ink, Kim Hewitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-155) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Etching identity on the body -- Pain as a pathway to social and spiritual identity -- Anorexia and self-mutilation diagnosed as pathological -- Adornment: tattooing and piercing -- Edging toward the mainstream -- Conclusion: the cultural significance of self-mutilation
Control code
ocm35262408
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 161 pages
Isbn
9780879727109
Lccn
96035524
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Mutilating the body : identity in blood and ink, Kim Hewitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-155) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Etching identity on the body -- Pain as a pathway to social and spiritual identity -- Anorexia and self-mutilation diagnosed as pathological -- Adornment: tattooing and piercing -- Edging toward the mainstream -- Conclusion: the cultural significance of self-mutilation
Control code
ocm35262408
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 161 pages
Isbn
9780879727109
Lccn
96035524
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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