The Resource Shell bed to shell midden

Shell bed to shell midden

Label
Shell bed to shell midden
Title
Shell bed to shell midden
Creator
Subject
Summary
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
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1933-
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Meehan, Betty
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  • Northern Territory Land Councils
  • Mollusks
  • Shellfish gathering
  • Kitchen-middens
  • Burarra (Australian people)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Shell bed to shell midden
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Thesis (Ph.D.) - Australian National University, 1975
  • Typescript
  • Copy 2: 1v. (various pagings)
Control code
M0062570
Extent
2 v. (vii, 252, [99] p.)
Governing access note
  • Photos in box in Mens Cupboard at fp A3 175
  • Open access - reading. Copying permitted for private study. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Isbn
9780855751326
Other physical details
ill.,maps.
System control number
0087307
Label
Shell bed to shell midden
Publication
Note
  • Thesis (Ph.D.) - Australian National University, 1975
  • Typescript
  • Copy 2: 1v. (various pagings)
Control code
M0062570
Extent
2 v. (vii, 252, [99] p.)
Governing access note
  • Photos in box in Mens Cupboard at fp A3 175
  • Open access - reading. Copying permitted for private study. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Isbn
9780855751326
Other physical details
ill.,maps.
System control number
0087307

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