This book offers the first complete account of the development of clothing as a response to cold exposure during the ice ages. It is aimed at advanced undergraduates and graduates in courses on prehistory, in which climate variation and the origins of agriculture, clothing, and shelter are all important topics.
About the Author
Ian Gilligan, one of the world's leading authorities on the origins of clothing, holds university degrees in medicine, psychology, prehistoric archaeology and biological anthropology, and is an Honorary Associate in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Sydney. He has authored a book on the clothing of Australian Aborigines and his work has been published and cited in numerous scientific journals.