This is not a grass skirt : on fibre skirts (liku) and female tattooing (veiqia) in nineteenth century Fiji / Karen Jacobs.

The Pacific 'grass skirt' has provoked debates about the demeaning and sexualised depiction of Pacific bodies. While these stereotypical portrayals associated with 'nakedness' are challenged in this book, the complex uses and meanings of the garments themselves are examined, incl...

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Main Author: Jacobs, Karen (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden : Sidestone Press, 2019.
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