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The Resource Original skin : exploring the marvels of the human hide, Maryrose Cuskelly

Original skin : exploring the marvels of the human hide, Maryrose Cuskelly

Label
Original skin : exploring the marvels of the human hide
Title
Original skin
Title remainder
exploring the marvels of the human hide
Statement of responsibility
Maryrose Cuskelly
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Original Skin is at times a scientific study, remarking on the biological magic behind the human body's largest organ. At others it becomes an anthropological survey, dissecting separate societies' attitudes towards bare bodies, and the motives behind cultural rituals such as tattoos
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cuskelly, Maryrose
Dewey number
612.7/9
Index
no index present
LC call number
QM481
LC item number
.C87 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skin
  • Dermis
  • Human body
  • SCIENCE
  • MEDICAL
  • Dermis
  • Human body
  • Skin
  • Skin
  • Human body
Label
Original skin : exploring the marvels of the human hide, Maryrose Cuskelly
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-271)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Empresses of the Japanese bath -- Skin: the body's envelope -- Touch me -- Melting pot: the colour of skin -- O, no! It is an ever-fix'd mark: scars, moles, and other blemishes -- Peculiar to humanity: blushing and tickling -- Unclean, unclean: skin and disease -- She's got perfect skin -- The lure of the tattoo -- Alison Whyte's boots: skinning and the human pelt -- Bound in human skin: anthropodermic bibliopegy -- You're nicked: the romance of fingerprints -- Peering into the abyss: burns injuries -- Leaves on the tree of life: the donor tissue bank of Victoria -- Second skins: semi-living sculpture -- The skin we're in
Control code
759837179
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (274 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781582438856
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d9b581e1-c2ea-4257-b57f-b1b6aeadb7d9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759837179
Label
Original skin : exploring the marvels of the human hide, Maryrose Cuskelly
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-271)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Empresses of the Japanese bath -- Skin: the body's envelope -- Touch me -- Melting pot: the colour of skin -- O, no! It is an ever-fix'd mark: scars, moles, and other blemishes -- Peculiar to humanity: blushing and tickling -- Unclean, unclean: skin and disease -- She's got perfect skin -- The lure of the tattoo -- Alison Whyte's boots: skinning and the human pelt -- Bound in human skin: anthropodermic bibliopegy -- You're nicked: the romance of fingerprints -- Peering into the abyss: burns injuries -- Leaves on the tree of life: the donor tissue bank of Victoria -- Second skins: semi-living sculpture -- The skin we're in
Control code
759837179
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (274 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781582438856
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d9b581e1-c2ea-4257-b57f-b1b6aeadb7d9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759837179

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