Faces around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia of the Human Face

Editor/Author DeMello, Margo
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $98.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $147.00
ISBN: 978-1-59-884617-1
Category: Social Sciences - Ethnic Studies
Image Count: 101
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

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

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Table of Contents

  • Topical List of Entries
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • A
  • Acne
  • Acupuncture
  • African American
  • Aging
  • Animal Facial Expressions
  • Anthropometry and Craniometry
  • Artistic Representation
  • Ash Wednesday
  • Australia and New Zealand
  • B
  • Baptism
  • Beauty
  • Bindi
  • Blackface
  • Braces
  • Buddhism
  • C
  • Caricatures
  • Central America
  • Chakras
  • Cheek Piercings and Cheek Plugs
  • China
  • Christianity
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Cosmetics
  • Crowns and Headdresses
  • D
  • Day of the Dead
  • Death Masks
  • Dental Care
  • Diprosopus
  • Disorders of the Face
  • E
  • Ear Piercing
  • Ear Shaping
  • Ear Spools and Plugs
  • Earlobe Stretching
  • Easter Island
  • Egypt
  • Emoticon
  • England
  • Epicanthic Fold
  • Evil Eye
  • Evolution of the Face
  • Eye Contact
  • Eyebrow Grooming
  • Eyeglasses and Contacts
  • F
  • Face Folklore
  • Face Painting
  • Face Perception
  • Face Reading
  • Face Saving and Losing Face
  • Face Transplant
  • Facebook
  • Facial Care
  • Facial Expressions
  • Facial Features
  • Facial Hair and Removal
  • Facial Piercing
  • Facial Portraits in Tattoos
  • Facial Proverbs, Idioms, and Metaphors
  • Facial Reflexology
  • Facial Symmetry
  • Facial Tattoos
  • Famous Faces
  • Fawkes, Guy
  • Freckles, Moles, and Birthmarks
  • G
  • Geisha
  • Gender
  • Greco-Roman Cultures
  • Gurning
  • H
  • Halloween
  • Halo
  • Head Binding
  • Head Hunting
  • Henna
  • Hypertrichosis and Hirsutism
  • I
  • Identity
  • Image of Edessa
  • India
  • Inuit
  • J
  • Janus
  • Japan
  • Jewelry
  • Judaism
  • K
  • Kohl
  • Korea
  • L
  • Labrets, Lip Plugs, and Lip Plates
  • M
  • Makapansgat Pebble
  • Mardi Gras
  • Masked Characters
  • Masks
  • Masquerade
  • Middle East
  • Mimes and Clowns
  • Moko
  • Mongolia
  • Mug Shot
  • Mummery
  • N
  • Native North America
  • Neck Rings
  • New Guinea
  • North Africa
  • North America
  • Nose Piercing
  • O
  • Oral Piercing
  • P
  • Permanent Makeup
  • Physiognomy and Phrenology
  • Prosopagnosia
  • R
  • Race
  • Religious Beliefs
  • Russia and Siberia
  • S
  • Scarification
  • Scars
  • Sex and Sexuality
  • Shamanism
  • Shroud of Turin
  • Sign Language
  • Skin Bleaching and Tanning
  • Skin Colors and Disorders
  • Slang Terms
  • South America
  • Southeast Asia
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Sumptuary Laws
  • T
  • Teeth Filing
  • Teeth Painting
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Theater
  • Tibet and Nepal
  • Tongue Piercing
  • Tongue Splitting
  • U
  • Unibrow
  • V
  • Veil of Veronica
  • Veiling
  • W
  • Warts
  • Bibliography