Imprints of History – The Last Face Tattooed Women (Drung of China)


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  • 96 pages  
  • 8.5 x 7.25 inches
  • Paperback in English
  • Used
  • 2006
  • ISBN: 9787503228674 / 7503228679
  • Printed in China by China Travel & Tourism Press
  • SUBJECT LISTING: Anthropology; Visual Studies; Tattoo Technology; Art; China; Drung; Dulong
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  • RARE outside of China. 


An important study of the tattoo traditions of China’s Drung (also Dulong) people who inhabit the remote mountains of Yunnan Province in Southwest China.  Today, less than 40 elderly Drung women bear the tattoos of their ancestors. 

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*Condition: Used, very good. Binding solid and pages are clean and unmarked. Minimal shelf ware to corners of cover wrappers (see photo). Heavily illustrated with more than 140 photographs.