The Tattoo Dictionary

Author: Trent Aitken-Smith,Ashley Tyson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1784722545

Category: Art

Page: 256

View: 1268

Discover the true meanings behind over 200 popular tattoos with this comprehensive book, illustrated with over 100 tattoo designs. From sailors' swallows and Mexican skulls to prisoners' barbed wire and intricate Maori patterns, tattoos have been used as a means of communication by cultures all over the world for thousands of years. Through meticulous research, The Tattoo Dictionary uncovers the fascinating origins of the most popular symbols in tattoo history, revealing their hidden meanings and the long-forgotten stories behind them. This beautifully packaged book is an inspiring look at tattoo culture, and an indispensable guide to choosing your own tattoo.

Express Yourself

Why People Get Body Art

Author: Nicholas Faulkner,Jeanne Nagle

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 150818075X

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 636

This insightful book offers readers an intriguing perspective into the culture of tattooing and the reasons why people worldwide choose to get them. The perspective that readers gain can potentially alter their decision to get a tattoo themselves. The chapters investigate reasons for tattooing, including self-expression, to memorialize a loved one, or to commemorate a life-changing event, for military or religious belonging, and fashion. Understanding the motivations behind getting a tattoo can give a deeper appreciation of this ancient art form.

Tattoo Removal

Author: Nicholas Faulkner,Frank Spalding

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1508180806

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 3036

This revealing book offers readers a realistic look at the process of tattoo removal, giving those thinking about getting a tattoo an understanding of what's involved. It also offers practical, safe guidance for those who want their tattoo removed. Topics covered include tattoo mistakes, the financial cost of removal, aftercare, and side effects. The book also addresses methods of removal, such as intense pulsed light therapy, excision, dermabrasion, and more, including warnings about unproven methods. Finally, there's advice on alternatives to tattoos, such as temporary ones, henna, and body painting.

Der Tätowierer von Auschwitz

Die wahre Geschichte des Lale Sokolov

Author: Heather Morris

Publisher: Piper ebooks

ISBN: 3492992641

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

View: 3639

Eine Geschichte von Menschlichkeit, Mut, Liebe und Hoffnung 1942 wurde Lale Sokolov nach Auschwitz deportiert. Seine Aufgabe war es, Häftlingsnummern auf die Unterarme seiner Mitgefangenen zu tätowieren, jene Nummern, die später zu den eindringlichsten Mahnungen gegen das Vergessen gehören würden. Er nutzte seine besondere Rolle und kämpfte gegen die Unmenschlichkeit des Lagers, vielen rettete er das Leben. Dann, eines Tages, tätowierte er den Arm eines jungen Mädchens – und verliebte sich auf den ersten Blick in Gita. Eine Liebesgeschichte begann, an deren Ende das Unglaubliche wahr werden sollte: Sie überlebten beide. Eindringlich erzählt Heather Morris die bewegende, wahre Geschichte von Lale und Gita, die den Glauben an Mut, Liebe und Menschlichkeit nie verloren. Die wahre Geschichte eines Holocaust-Überlebenden »Ein Buch, das nicht nur von den Schrecken des Holocaust erzählt, sondern auch von tiefer Liebe.«STERN ONLINE Für Leser von „Schindlers Liste“ und „Der Junge mit dem gestreiften Pyjama“

The Tattoo Encyclopedia

A Guide to Choosing Your Tattoo

Author: Terisa Green

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439188699

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

View: 7027

A unique illustrated reference on the origins and meanings of nearly one thousand tattoo symbols that serves as a guide for choosing a personal image and provides a fascinating look at the tattoo as a work of art. Tattoos continue to move into the mainstream and grow in popularity with each passing day. For people contemplating getting a tattoo, however, the choice of images can be overwhelming. A comprehensive, informative exploration of the colorful world of tattoos, The Tattoo Encyclopedia presents concise descriptions of symbols both common and unusual and sheds light on their historic, religious, and cultural significance. Organized in a convenient A-to-Z format, cross-referenced, indexed by category, and illustrated with three hundred samples of authentic tattoo line art, this book features a stunning array of images ranging from ancient Buddhist and Chinese designs to those sported by twenty-first-century bikers. The definition of each symbol includes the widely accepted interpretation based on historical fact and cultural source, as well as various interpretations that have developed across different cultures and time periods. Whether choosing a personally significant tattoo, wanting to learn more about a symbol, or simply being interested in tattoos as a form of art and body decoration, readers will discover the richness of tattoo culture in The Tattoo Encyclopedia.

Die Stadt der Träumenden Bücher (Comic)

Band 1: Buchhaim

Author: Walter Moers

Publisher: Albrecht Knaus Verlag

ISBN: 3641239028

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 112

View: 5376

Der Bestseller jetzt als prächtiger Comic Buchhaim ist die „Stadt der Träumenden Bücher“, wo Bücher nicht nur spannend oder komisch sind, sondern auch in den Wahnsinn treiben oder sogar töten können. Walter Moers` fantastische Abenteuergeschichte um den jungen Dichter Hildegunst von Mythenmetz, der das Geheimnis eines makellosen Manuskriptes ergründet, hat weltweit die Leser begeistert. Nun gibt es diese Geschichte aus dem Abenteuerreich der Literatur als prächtige Graphic Novel. In jahrelanger Arbeit hat Walter Moers seinen Romantext auf die Bedürfnisse einer Graphic Novel umgearbeitet und in Form eines Szenarios Hunderte von Bildern skizziert, die Florian Biege in enger Zusammenarbeit mit dem Autor kongenial in einen brillanten Comic von plastischer Farbigkeit verwandelt hat. Herausgekommen sind zwei staunenswerte Bände, eine filmische Neuerzählung des Romans, angereichert mit einem Glossar und einer Panorama-Klapptafel (Band 1) und einem „Making of“ (Band 2). Band 1, „Buchhaim“, erzählt, wie Hildegunst in die Stadt der Träumenden Bücher kommt, wie es ihn dort in die Katakomben verschlägt, wo Bücherjäger sein Leben bedrohen und er auf das geheimnisvolle Volk der Buchlinge trifft.

Dictionary of Jewish Terms

A Guide to the Language of Judaism

Author: Ronald L. Eisenberg

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications

ISBN: 1589797299

Category: Religion

Page: 493

View: 8608

The vocabulary of Judaism includes religious terms, customs, Hebrew, Aramaic and Yiddish terms, terms related to American Jewish life and the State of Israel. All are represented in this new guide, with easy to read explanation and cross-references.

Eine Reihe betrüblicher Ereignisse

Das schaurige Spital / aus dem Amerikan. von Klaus Weimann

Author: Lemony Snicket

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783570222737


Page: 225

View: 2548

A Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences

Author: Alexander Duane

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5875661143

Category: History

Page: 646

View: 7123

Comprising the Pronunciation,derivation, and full explanation of medical, pharmaceutical, dental, and veterinary terms, together with much collateral descriptive matter, numerous tables, etc.

A Dictionary of the English Language

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers, to which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar

Author: Samuel Johnson

Publisher: N.A


Category: English language

Page: N.A

View: 7444