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ALL of 5 results for "Body Modification"
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30 September 1982 • 2,506 words • Reportage & Criticism
The south-eastern Nuba are one of a number of Nuba groups–partly Islamised but largely unarabised–who live in the southern part of the province of Kordofan,… more»
2 September 1995 • 1,833 words • City of Words
As the regime of Saddam Hussein and his son Uday approaches—hopefully—its final days, spare a thought for Fawaz-al-Emari. He is—or is said to be—the dictator’s… more»
9 March 1998 • 1,062 words • City of Words
A RuPaul lookalike in a lace microskirt is plying her trade on the Avenida Augusto Severo in downtown Rio de Janeiro. She’s very tall, with… more»
May 1996 • 1,135 words • City of Words
We live in a great age of hair. And in a great nation… more»
1 June 1995 • 692 words • City of Words
A decade ago an Australian social anthropologist, Robert Brain, argued that the technology of body modification, borrowed from non-western societies, had been irredeemably trivialised in… more»
In ethnographic research, oral history, human rights, journalism, literature and film
Kenneth Binyavanga Wainaina Born 18 January 1971; died 21 May 2019
The original affluent society and its encounter with modernity
Learning from human rights and humanitarian crises...
A Norman castle in the north-east of...
Last month in Yirol I bought a heifer—a brindled two-year old, not yet in calf....