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Hats and Hair

Nature volume 70, page 224 (07 July 1904) | Download Citation



PUBLIC attention has been recently directed to the head-gear of civilised man, which, it is held, is neither necessary nor advantageous. We have here one of the attempts of well-meaning reformers to regulate on rational principles the dress of man, and so to assist him in his work of self-adaptation to his surroundings and needs. The object is laudable, and in all probability the scientific truth is with the reformers, but it may be well to review the question on somewhat broad lines.

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