bodiesBodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and Tattoo (Powerhouse Books, 1997, 2001)

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Chronicles the history of women and tattoo in Western society from the early 1880s to the present.

“In this provocative work full of intriguing female characters from tattoo history, Margot Mifflin makes a persuasive case for the tattooed woman as an emblem of female self-expression.”
Susan Faludi

…Essential reading for anyone interested in the subject.”
Ed Hardy

“…Insightfully chronicles the saga of skin as signage…”
Barbara Kruger