"...a heavily updated and resplendently illustrated third edition."
-New York Times
"The first conclusive study of women and tattoos Bodies Of Subversion: A Secret History Of Women And Tattoos
by Margot Mifflin has been released, and it shows that love 'em or hate 'em tattoos are on the up."
"Margot Mifflin's newest edition of Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and Tattoo
pasy rightful homage to the foremothers of tattoos and highlights modern goddesses."
Seeing all these tattooed ladies make us want to go out and get inked!"
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About the Author
writes about women, art, and contemporary culture. She has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, Entertainment Weekly, The Believer,
, and she lectures about body modification at colleges, museums, and universities nationally. Mifflin is an associate professor in the English Department of Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY), and directs the Arts and Culture program at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she also teaches. Her book The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman
will be published by The University of Nebraska Press in March.