eBook Faces around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia of the Human Face, 1st Edition

  • Margo DeMello
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  • ISBN-10: 1598846183
  • ISBN-13: 9781598846188
  • DDC: 612.9
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 337 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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About

Overview

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the human face, providing fascinating information from biological, cultural, and social perspectives.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Topical List of Entries.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Acne.
2: Acupuncture.
3: African American.
4: Aging.
5: Animal Facial Expressions.
6: Anthropometry and Craniometry.
7: Artistic Representation.
8: Ash Wednesday.
9: Australia and New Zealand.
10: Baptism.
11: Beauty.
12: Bindi.
13: Blackface.
14: Braces.
15: Buddhism.
16: Caricatures.
17: Central America.
18: Chakras.
19: Cheek Piercings and Cheek Plugs.
20: China.
21: Christianity.
22: Cosmetic Surgery.
23: Cosmetics.
24: Crowns and Headdresses.
25: Day of the Dead.
26: Death Masks.
27: Dental Care.
28: Diprosopus.
29: Disorders of the Face.
30: Ear Piercing.
31: Ear Shaping.
32: Ear Spools and Plugs.
33: Earlobe Stretching.
34: Easter Island.
35: Egypt.
36: Emoticon.
37: England.
38: Epicanthic Fold.
39: Evil Eye.
40: Evolution of the Face.
41: Eye Contact.
42: Eyebrow Grooming.
43: Eyeglasses and Contacts.
44: Face Folklore.
45: Face Painting.
46: Face Perception.
47: Face Reading.
48: Face Saving and Losing Face.
49: Face Transplant.
50: Facebook.
51: Facial Care.
52: Facial Expressions.
53: Facial Features.
54: Facial Hair and Removal.
55: Facial Piercing.
56: Facial Portraits in Tattoos.
57: Facial Proverbs, Idioms, and Metaphors.
58: Facial Reflexology.
59: Facial Symmetry.
60: Facial Tattoos.
61: Famous Faces.
62: Fawkes, Guy.
63: Freckles, Moles, and Birthmarks.
64: Geisha.
65: Gender.
66: Greco-Roman Cultures.
67: Gurning.
68: Halloween.
69: Halo.
70: Head Binding.
71: Head Hunting.
72: Henna.
73: Hypertrichosis and Hirsutism.
74: Identity.
75: Image of Edessa.
76: India.
77: Inuit.
78: Janus.
79: Japan.
80: Jewelry.
81: Judaism.
82: Kohl.
83: Korea.
84: Labrets, Lip Plugs, and Lip Plates.
85: Makapansgat Pebble.
86: Mardi Gras.
87: Masked Characters.
88: Masks.
89: Masquerade.
90: Middle East.
91: Mimes and Clowns.
92: Moko.
93: Mongolia.
94: Mug Shot.
95: Mummery.
96: Native North America.
97: Neck Rings.
98: New Guinea.
99: North Africa.
100: North America.
101: Nose Piercing.
102: Oral Piercing.
103: Permanent Makeup.
104: Physiognomy and Phrenology.
105: Prosopagnosia.
106: Race.
107: Religious Beliefs.
108: Russia and Siberia.
109: Scarification.
110: Scars.
111: Sex and Sexuality.
112: Shamanism.
113: Shroud of Turin.
114: Sign Language.
115: Skin Bleaching and Tanning.
116: Skin Colors and Disorders.
117: Slang Terms.
118: South America.
119: Southeast Asia.
120: Sub-Saharan Africa.
121: Sumptuary Laws.
122: Teeth Filing.
123: Teeth Painting.
124: Teeth Whitening.
125: Theater.
126: Tibet and Nepal.
127: Tongue Piercing.
128: Tongue Splitting.
129: Unibrow.
130: Veil of Veronica.
131: Veiling.
132: Warts.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.