A cultural history of tattoos

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San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2014].
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1 online resource (80 pages) : color illustrations.
Today 45 million Americans today have at least one tattoo. As this title illustrates, there are dozens of reasons a person chooses to be tattooed, many of them are the same reasons that have appealed to people throughout the world since prehistoric times--to make themselves more attractive, show their affiliation with a tribe or group, or commemorate a milestone in their lives.
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Stewart, G. B. 1. (2014). A cultural history of tattoos. San Diego, CA: ReferencePoint Press.

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Stewart, Gail B. 1949-. 2014. A Cultural History of Tattoos. San Diego, CA: ReferencePoint Press.

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Stewart, Gail B. 1949-, A Cultural History of Tattoos. San Diego, CA: ReferencePoint Press, 2014.

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Stewart, Gail B. 1949-. A Cultural History of Tattoos. San Diego, CA: ReferencePoint Press, 2014. Web.

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