Material Culture and Cognition

American Anthropologist Vol/Iss. 68 Published In Pages: 745-748
By Robbins, Michael C.


This paper tests for a correlation between primary house shapes and preferences for curved or straight lines in art.


Sample Used Coded Data Comment
OtherOther ResearchersUsed sample of 30 societies coded for graphic art styles by Barry (1957). House shape codes from the Ethnographic Atlas.

Documents and Hypotheses Filed By:mas Jessie Cohen Tahlisa Brougham