Tattooing in Okinawa (Paperback)

Tattooing in Okinawa By Miyajima Mikinosuke, Yoshihara Shigeyasu, Iha Fuyu Cover Image

Tattooing in Okinawa (Paperback)


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This book is a translation of the following four research papers regarding tattooing in Okinawa. The books are a fascinating look at early research into tattooing in the former Ryukyu Kingdom. Many illustrations of tattoos on different islands as well as descriptions of the tattooing process and how the tradition evolved.

Comparing Ryukyu and Ainu Tattooing
By Miyajima Mikinosuke宮島幹之助
Published 1893

Women's Tattoos in Ryukyu & Amami Islands
By Yoshihara Shigeyasu 吉原重康
Published 1900

Tattooing in the Southern Isles
By Iha Fuyu 伊波普猷
Published 1932

Women's Tattoos in the Southern Isles
Miyake Muneyoshi三宅 宗悦
Published 1940
Product Details ISBN: 9781950959624
ISBN-10: 1950959627
Publisher: Eric Michael Shahan
Publication Date: April 4th, 2023
Pages: 172
Language: English