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The Resource Skin : a Natural History

Skin : a Natural History

Label
Skin : a Natural History
Title
Skin
Title remainder
a Natural History
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
We expose it, cover it, paint it, tattoo it, scar it, and pierce it. Our intimate connection with the world, skin protects us while advertising our health, our identity, and our individuality. This dazzling synthetic overview is a complete guidebook to the pliable covering that makes us who we are. Skin: A Natural History celebrates the evolution of three unique attributes of human skin: its naked sweatiness, its distinctive sepia rainbow of colors, and its remarkable range of decorations. Jablonski places the rich cultural canvas of skin within its broader biological context for the fi
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jablonski, Nina G
Dewey number
  • 612.79
  • 646.72
Index
index present
LC call number
QP88.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skin
  • MEDICAL
  • SCIENCE
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • REFERENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Skin
Label
Skin : a Natural History
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Preface to the 2013 Edition; Introduction; 1 Skin Laid Bare; 2 History; 3 Sweat; 4 Skin and Sun; 5 Skin's Dark Secret; 6 Color; Color Plates and Maps; 7 Touch; 8 Emotions, Sex, and Skin; 9 Wear and Tear; 10 Statements; 11 Future Skin; Glossary; Notes; References; Index
Control code
842859782
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299199866
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 451236
  • 1fdef0d1-037a-4585-a61d-3a183bd7a64c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)842859782
Label
Skin : a Natural History
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Preface to the 2013 Edition; Introduction; 1 Skin Laid Bare; 2 History; 3 Sweat; 4 Skin and Sun; 5 Skin's Dark Secret; 6 Color; Color Plates and Maps; 7 Touch; 8 Emotions, Sex, and Skin; 9 Wear and Tear; 10 Statements; 11 Future Skin; Glossary; Notes; References; Index
Control code
842859782
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299199866
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 451236
  • 1fdef0d1-037a-4585-a61d-3a183bd7a64c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)842859782

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