Faces around the world : a cultural encyclopedia of the human face / Margo DeMello.

Author
DeMello, Margo [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2012.
Description
xx, 337 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

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Library of Congress genre(s)
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Summary note
"This book provides a comprehensive examination of the human face, providing fascinating information from biological, cultural, and social perspectives"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical reference (p. 309-320) and index.
Contents
  • Acne
  • Acupuncture
  • African American
  • Aging
  • Animal facial expressions
  • Anthropometry and craniometry
  • Artistic representation
  • Ash Wednesday
  • Australia and New Zealand
  • Baptism
  • Beauty
  • Bindi
  • Blackface
  • Braces
  • Buddhism
  • Caricatures
  • Central America
  • Chakras
  • Cheek piercings and cheek plugs
  • China
  • Christianity
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Cosmetics
  • Crowns and headdresses
  • Day of the Dead
  • Death masks
  • Dental care
  • Diprosopus
  • Disorders of the face
  • Ear piercing
  • Ear shaping
  • Ear spools and plugs
  • Earlobe stretching
  • Easter Island
  • Egypt
  • Emoticon
  • England
  • Epicanthic fold
  • Evil Eye
  • Evolution of the face
  • Eye contact
  • Eyebrow grooming
  • Eyeglasses and contacts
  • Face folklore
  • Face painting
  • Face perception
  • Face reading
  • Face saving and losing face
  • Face transplant
  • Facebook
  • Facial care
  • Facial expressions
  • Facial features
  • Facial hair and removal
  • Facial piercing
  • Facial portraits in tattoos
  • Facial proverbs, idioms, and metaphors
  • Facial reflexology
  • Facial symmetry
  • Facial tattoos
  • Famous faces
  • Fawkes, Guy
  • Freckles, moles, and birthmarks
  • Geisha
  • Gender
  • Greco-Roman cultures
  • Gurning
  • Halloween
  • Halo
  • Head binding
  • Head hunting
  • Henna
  • Hypertrichosis and hirsutism
  • Identity
  • Image of Edessa
  • India
  • Inuit
  • Janus
  • Japan
  • Jewelry
  • Judaism
  • Kohl
  • Korea
  • Labrets, lip plugs, and lip plates
  • Makapansgat pebble
  • Mardi Gras
  • Masked characters
  • Masks
  • Masquerade
  • Middle East
  • Mimes and clowns
  • Moko
  • Mongolia
  • Mug shot
  • Mummery
  • Native North America
  • Neck rings
  • New Guinea
  • North Africa
  • Nose piercing
  • Oral piercing
  • Permanent makeup
  • Physiognomy and phrenology
  • Prosopagnosia
  • Race
  • Religious beliefs
  • Russia and Siberia
  • Scarification
  • Scars
  • Sex and sexuality
  • Shamanism
  • Shroud of Turin
  • Sign language
  • Skin bleaching and tanning
  • Skin colors and disorders
  • Slang terms
  • South America
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Sumptuary laws
  • Teeth filing
  • Teeth painting
  • Teeth whitening
  • Theater
  • Tibet and Nepal
  • Tongue piercing
  • Tongue splitting
  • Unibrow
  • Veil of Veronica
  • Veiling
  • Warts.
  • Topical list of entries. Modification of the face
  • Adornment of the face
  • Body image
  • Thematic issues
  • Religions beliefs
  • Representations of the face
  • Health issues
  • Cultural issues
  • Grooming
  • Cultures.
ISBN
  • 9781598846171 ((hardback))
  • 1598846175 ((hardback))
  • 9781598846188 ((ebook))
  • 1598846183 ((ebook))
LCCN
2011036438
OCLC
745980470
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