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  • Encyclopedia of Body Adornmentby Margo DeMello

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 88.00

    People everywhere have attempted to change their bodies in an effort to meet their cultural standards of beauty, as well as their religious and/or social obligations. Often times, this modification or adornment of their bodies is part of the complex process of creating and re-creating personal and social identities. Body painting has probably been... more...

  • Faces around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia of the Human Faceby Margo DeMello

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 98.00

    Our faces identify who we are—not only what we look like and what ethnicities we belong to, but they can also identify what religions we practice and what personal ideologies we have. This one-of-a-kind A–Z reference explores the ways we change, beautify, and adorn our faces to create our personalities and identities. In addition to covering the... more...

  • Human–Animal Studiesby Margo DeMello

    Lantern Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    An exhaustive listing of books, journals, articles, films, conferences, college programs, organizations and websites from the new and exciting discipline of Human-Animal Studies. This information was gathered by leading academics in the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences, and is the only reference of its kind. more...

  • Speaking for Animalsby Margo DeMello

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.02

    For thousands of years, in the myths and folktales of people around the world, animals have spoken in human tongues. Western and non-Western literary and folkloric traditions are filled with both speaking animals, some of whom even narrate or write their own autobiographies. Animals speak, famously, in children’s stories and in cartoons and films,... more...

  • Body Studiesby Margo DeMello

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.00

    In recent years, body studies has expanded rapidly, becoming an increasingly popular field of study within anthropology, sociology, and cultural studies. This groundbreaking textbook takes the topics and theories from these disciplines, and combines them into one single, easily accessible text for students. Body Studies is a comprehensive textbook... more...

  • Inked: Tattoos and Body Art around the World [2 volumes]by Margo DeMello

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 189.00

    In the 1960s, tattooing was illegal in many parts of the United States. Today, tattooing is fully ingrained in mainstream culture and is estimated to be a multi-billion-dollar industry. This exhaustive work contains approximately 400 entries on tattooing, providing historical information that enables readers to fully understand the methods employed,... more...

  • Feet and Footwear: A Cultural Encyclopediaby Margo DeMello

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 87.00

    Take a walk in someone else's shoes in this fascinating examination of shoes and feet around the world! This one-of-a-kind A-Z reference work contains over 150 fascinating entries and intriguing sidebars that look at feet and adornment of feet across the many cultures of the world throughout time. A wide range of international and multicultural topics... more...

  • Stories Rabbits Tellby Susan E. Davis; Margo DeMello

    Lantern Books 2003; US$ 9.99

    Revered as a symbol of fertility, sexuality, purity and childhood, beloved as a children’s pet and widely represented in the myths, art and collectibles of almost every culture, the rabbit is one of the most popular animals known to humans. Ironically, it has also been one of the most misunderstood and abused. Indeed, the rabbit is the only animal... more...

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