Socialisation of scar tissue

David Wheatley (
Wed, 23 Oct 1996 11:10:26 +0100


I am becoming interested in the social meanings which people attribute
to intentional and unintentional body scars (particularly in
pre-literate societies). I wonder if anyone has any pointers to
literature on this theme?

David Wheatley
Department of Archaeology,
University of Southampton,