Clothing and climate in aboriginal Australia

Current Anthropology Vol/Iss. 49 Published In Pages: 487-495
By Gilligan, Ian


This study demonstrates a correlation in Australian Aborigines between clothing and climate. Using an ethnohistorical approach, the author tests hypotheses that indicate the use of clothing as a behavioral response to environmental factors.


Gender is also considered


Sample Used Coded Data Comment
OtherResearchers OwnEthnographic database created by the author of Europeans' published observations of Aboriginal peoples during the precolonial and early postcolonial periods.

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