The Fabrics of Culture: The Anthropology of Clothing and Adornment

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Justine M. Cordwell, Ronald A. Schwarz
Mouton, Jan 1, 1979 - Social Science - 519 pages

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Top notch, a few years old but not really dated. A fascinating view of the anthropology of dress. Dress isn't just for warmth - the Fuegans of southern Argentina (a cold place) wear very little.

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The Language of Personal Adornment
7
Toward an Anthropology of Clothing
23
The Very Human Arts of Transformation
47
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