In order to get more accurate results, our search has the following Google-Type search functionality:
If you use '+' in front of a word, then that word will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry +Potter will return results with the word 'Potter'.
If you use '-' in front of a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry -Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between two words, then both of those words will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry AND Potter will return results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'OR' between two words, then bth of those words may or may not be present in the search results.
ex: Harry OR Potter will return results with just 'Harry', results with just 'Potter' and results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry NOT Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
Placing '""' around words will perform a phrase search. The search results will contain those words in that order.
ex: "Harry Potter" will return any results with 'Harry Potter' in them, but not 'Potter Harry'.
Using '*' in a word will perform a wildcard search. The '*' signifies any number of characters. Searches can not start with a wildcard.
ex: Pot*er will return results with words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er'. In this case, 'Potter' will be a match.
A strikingly designed and richly illustrated retelling of the
unique history of Samoan tattooing, from 3000 years ago to today.
The Samoan Islands are unusual in that tattooing has been
continuously practised with indigenous techniques: the design of the full male
tattoo, the pe'a has evolved in
subtle ways since the nineteenth century, but remains as elaborate, meaningful
and powerful as it ever was.
This first history of Samoan tatau explores the people,
encounters, events and external forces that have defined Samoan tattooing over
Stunningly illustrated with images of nineteenth and twentieth
century and contemporary Samoan tattoos, along with intricate diagrams of designs
and motifs, Tatau is the definitive
guide to this rich and influential living art form.