Dani Smith's Reviews > Modern Primitives: An Investigation of Contemporary Adornment and Ritual

Modern Primitives by V. Vale
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
3977967
's review
Jul 25, 10

Read from July 09 to 25, 2010

Should be three and a half stars. I enjoyed the fascinating profiles looking into the pierced, tattooed, and overall modified and came away with a new appreciation for the ritual and psychological aspects of being a tattooed person (and one who tattoos others).

I do wish that there had been a little more anthropological narration looking into history and world culture and a bit less interviewing (most of the book seemed composed of interviews).
1 like · Likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Modern Primitives.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.