Maori Tattooing

Maori Tattooing

Paperback (01 Jan 2004)

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This classic of ethnography describes Maori tattooing (moko), which communicates the bearer's genealogy, tribal affiliation, and spirituality. This definitive study relates how moko first became known to Europeans and discusses the distinctions between men and women's moko, patterns and designs, and moko in legend and song. Features 180 black-and-white illustrations.

Book information

ISBN: 9780486430928
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Imprint: Dover Publications
Pub date:
DEWEY: 391.650993
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 372g
Height: 237mm
Width: 155mm
Spine width: 17mm