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Meehan, Betty 1933-

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Works: 65 works in 102 publications in 1 language and 964 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Catalogs  Music 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: GN666, 920.00929915
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Publications about Betty Meehan
Publications by Betty Meehan
Most widely held works by Betty Meehan
Fighters and singers : the lives of some Australian Aboriginal women by Isobel White( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
Shell bed to shell midden by Betty Meehan( Book )
13 editions published between 1975 and 1982 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Outline of archaeological analyses of shell middens; fieldwork among Gidjingali in Arnhem Land; ethnotaxonomny of shells collected along sea shore; methods of collection and cooking; calculations on quantities collected and nutritional value; division of labour in food collection; role of shell fish on total economy, comparison with animal hunting and plant collecting; effects of access to western foods and changes in diet; comparative data and interpretation of archaeological midden mounds in this area and elsewhere; submission to Northern Territory Land Council on attitudes to land and mineral exploration among Gigjingali; analysis of colour classification among Gidjingali and use of ochre
Hunter-gatherer demography : past and present ( Book )
7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Archaeology with ethnography : an Australian perspective by Australian Archaeological Association( Book )
7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
National inventory of Aboriginal artefacts by Betty Meehan( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Nature and culture : proceedings of the seventh Symposium of Australian Gastronomy, Canberra ACT by Symposium of Australian Gastronomy( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Notes on Songs of Arnhem Land by L. R Hiatt( Book )
in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The form, distribution and antiquity of Australian aboriginal mortuary patterns by Betty Meehan( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The Upper Daly land claim by Athol Kennedy Chase( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Australian archaeologist : collected papers in honour of Jim Allen ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A matter of choice? Some thoughts on shellgathering strategies in Northern Australia by Betty Meehan( Article )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Nordaustralien
The outstation movement and hints of a white back lash by Betty Meehan( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Maningrida outstation development; population; Anbarra outstations on Blyth River; cash and food purchase; alcohol; physical and cultural priorities; petrol sniffing
Fire to steel : aboriginal exploitation of pandanus and some wider implications by Betty Meehan( Article )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Songs from Arnhem Land : notes ( Book )
2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Cremation in Aboriginal Australia by Betty Meehan( Article )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Tasmania - ethnographic evidence (from Davies & Robinson), archaeological evidence, creamation sites found by Crowther (1927) & Jones (1966); Australian - mainland - Victoria simple disposal; N.S.W. quotes Collins on the cremation of one of Bennelongs wives; S.A., children only cremated; Qld. - compound disposal; N.T. - Walbiri compound disposal as reported by Meggitt; Archaeological evidence; Map shows distribution of types of cremation or burning; Table gives list of places and source of material, specific people burnt, other evidence
The form, distribution and antiquity of Australian Aboriginal mortuary practices by Betty Meehan( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The role of seafood in the economy of a contemporary Aboriginal society in coastal Arnhem Land by Betty Meehan( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Floating bark and hollow trunks by Rhys Jones( Article )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Experimental reconstruction of Tasmanian paper bark canoe; ethnographic report on Gidjingali use of dug out canoes in Arnhem Land; water craft and Aboriginal migration to Australia in prehistory
Aboriginal skeletal remains by Betty Meehan( Article )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Brief report with documents on A.A.A. activities in response to results of 1984 amendment to Victorian Archaelogical and Aboriginal Relics Preservation Act (1972) and Tasmanian government iniatiatives to transfer collections from museums; includes letters to state and federal ministers by B. Meehan, P.J. Brown and I Davidson; position paper by AAA subcommittee of A. Thorne, B. Meehan, J. Golson and heritage and skeletal remains - their heritage and scientific importance; resolutions by Society of American Archeology, Canadian Archaeological Association, Council of Australian Museum Directors; research proposal on Aboriginal skeletal material by AIAS, October 1984
Bush toys : Aboriginal children at play by Claudia Haagen( file )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
From spears, shields and throwing sticks to hockey, marbles and fireworks, this beautifully illustrated and cleverly structured book builds for the reader a unique picture of the lives of Aboriginal children in the past and present, and adds significantly to records of Aboriginal society then and now
 
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Alternative Names
Betty Meehan archeologe uit Australië
Hiatt, Betty
Languages
English (57)
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