Bodies of Subversion traces origin of women’s tattoos in The Atlantic

The Atlantic talks to author Margot Mifflin about her book, Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and Tattoo, recently released for a third edition. The article talks about the shift in ideas about women getting inked, from being considered “violations of nature” to free-expressing artists. Included are several images from the book.

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Bodies of Subversion
by Margot Mifflin