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Morphology of the Australian skull studied by multivariate analysis / [by] Tasman Brown
Bib ID 1701629
Format BookBook
Author
Brown, Tasman
 
Description Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1973 
viii,140p. : diagrs., tables ; 26cm. 
ISBN 0855750278
Series

Human biology series (Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies) ; no. 4.

Australian aboriginal studies ; no. 49.

Summary

Craniology - early studies of museum material, field studies; materials and methods, skeletal material in S.A. Museum examined, roentgenographic methods, measurements, craniometric and roentgenographic reference points, roentgenographic reference lines, variables used, notation, statistical methods, reliability of roentgenographic measuring methods; factor analysis, principles and applications in anthropometry; statistical description of variables, results and discussion (regional variations, comparison with previous studies and with Aborigines from Yuendumu, comparison with Norwegian and Lapp material); preliminary factor analyses; final factor analysis; quantification of the factors; general discussion and summary; Appendix A - Skulls included in the study with South Australian Museum catalogue numbers; Appendix B Tables relating to the five factor analyses; Appendix C - Computing algorithms.

Notes

Bibliography: p.134-140.

Subjects Aborigines. Skulls. Craniofacial growth studies. Use of multivariate analysis. Australia  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Craniology.  |  Human biology - Physical anthropology - Craniology.  |  Western Australia (WA)  |  New South Wales (NSW)  |  South Australia (SA)  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  Yuendumu (South Central NT SF52-12)

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