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The Resource Exploring the legacy of the 1948 Arnhem Land expedition, edited by Martin Thomas and Margo Neale

Exploring the legacy of the 1948 Arnhem Land expedition, edited by Martin Thomas and Margo Neale

Label
Exploring the legacy of the 1948 Arnhem Land expedition
Title
Exploring the legacy of the 1948 Arnhem Land expedition
Statement of responsibility
edited by Martin Thomas and Margo Neale
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation pending
Additional physical form
Also available in electronic version via the Internet.
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
919.4295
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mountford, Charles P.
  • Specht, R. L.
  • Miller, Robert Rush
  • American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Ethnological expeditions
  • Arnhem Land (N.T.)
Label
Exploring the legacy of the 1948 Arnhem Land expedition, edited by Martin Thomas and Margo Neale
Link
http://press.anu.edu.au/titles/arnhem_citation/pdf-download/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
'A book developed from the National Museum of Australia's 2009 symposium : Barks, Birds & Billabongs : Exploring the legacy of the 1948 American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land"
Contents
Expedition as time capsule : Introducing the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land / Martin Thomas -- Part 1: Engagements with Aboriginal culture : Inside Mountford's tent: paint, politics and paperwork / Philip Jones -- Nation building or Cold War : political settings for the Arnhem Land Expedition / Kim Beazley -- A Robinson Crusoe in Arnhem Land : Howell Walker, National Geographic and the Arnhem Land Expedition of 1948 / Mark Collins Jenkins -- Birds on the wire: wild sound, informal speech and the emergence of the radio documentary / Tony MacGregor -- From Kunnanj, Fish Creek, to Mumeka, Mann River: hunter-gatherer tradition and transformation in Western Arnhem Land, 1948-2009 / Jon Altman -- Making a sea change: rock art, archaeology and the enduring legacy of Frederick McCarthy's research on Groote Eylandt / Anne Clarke and Ursula Frederick -- Ecology and the Arnhem Land Expedition : Raymond Specht, a botanist in the field / Lynne McCarthy -- Piecing the history together: an overview of the 1948 Arnhem Land Expedition / Sally K. May -- Part II : Collectors and collections : The string figures of Yirrkala: examination of a legacy / Robyn McKenzie -- The forgotten collection: baskets reveal histories / Louise Hamby -- Hidden for sixty years: the motion pictures of the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land / Joshua Harris -- The responsibilities of leadership: the records of Charles P. Mountford / Denise Chapman and Suzy Russell -- Beneath the billabongs: the scientific legacy of Robert Rush Miller / Gifford Hubbs Miller and Robert Charles Cashner -- An insider's perspective: Raymond Louis Specht's oral history / edited and introduced by Margo Daly -- Part III: Aboriginal engagements with the Expedition: The American clever man (Marrkijbu burdan merika) / Bruce Birch -- Missing the Revolution!: negotiating disclosure on the pre-Macassans (Bayini) in North-East Arnhem Land / Ian S. McIntosh -- Aural snapshots of musical life: the 1948 recordings / Linda Barwick and Allen Marrett -- Unpacking the testimony of Gerald Blitner: cross-cultural brokerage and the Arnhem Land Expedition / Martin Thomas -- The forbidden gaze: the 1948 Wubarr ceremony performed for the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land / Murray Garde -- Epilogue: sifting the silence / Margo Neale
Control code
000046865681
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 471 p.
Isbn
9781921666445
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims, maps, ports
System control number
(OCoLC)710810024
Label
Exploring the legacy of the 1948 Arnhem Land expedition, edited by Martin Thomas and Margo Neale
Link
http://press.anu.edu.au/titles/arnhem_citation/pdf-download/
Publication
Note
'A book developed from the National Museum of Australia's 2009 symposium : Barks, Birds & Billabongs : Exploring the legacy of the 1948 American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land"
Contents
Expedition as time capsule : Introducing the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land / Martin Thomas -- Part 1: Engagements with Aboriginal culture : Inside Mountford's tent: paint, politics and paperwork / Philip Jones -- Nation building or Cold War : political settings for the Arnhem Land Expedition / Kim Beazley -- A Robinson Crusoe in Arnhem Land : Howell Walker, National Geographic and the Arnhem Land Expedition of 1948 / Mark Collins Jenkins -- Birds on the wire: wild sound, informal speech and the emergence of the radio documentary / Tony MacGregor -- From Kunnanj, Fish Creek, to Mumeka, Mann River: hunter-gatherer tradition and transformation in Western Arnhem Land, 1948-2009 / Jon Altman -- Making a sea change: rock art, archaeology and the enduring legacy of Frederick McCarthy's research on Groote Eylandt / Anne Clarke and Ursula Frederick -- Ecology and the Arnhem Land Expedition : Raymond Specht, a botanist in the field / Lynne McCarthy -- Piecing the history together: an overview of the 1948 Arnhem Land Expedition / Sally K. May -- Part II : Collectors and collections : The string figures of Yirrkala: examination of a legacy / Robyn McKenzie -- The forgotten collection: baskets reveal histories / Louise Hamby -- Hidden for sixty years: the motion pictures of the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land / Joshua Harris -- The responsibilities of leadership: the records of Charles P. Mountford / Denise Chapman and Suzy Russell -- Beneath the billabongs: the scientific legacy of Robert Rush Miller / Gifford Hubbs Miller and Robert Charles Cashner -- An insider's perspective: Raymond Louis Specht's oral history / edited and introduced by Margo Daly -- Part III: Aboriginal engagements with the Expedition: The American clever man (Marrkijbu burdan merika) / Bruce Birch -- Missing the Revolution!: negotiating disclosure on the pre-Macassans (Bayini) in North-East Arnhem Land / Ian S. McIntosh -- Aural snapshots of musical life: the 1948 recordings / Linda Barwick and Allen Marrett -- Unpacking the testimony of Gerald Blitner: cross-cultural brokerage and the Arnhem Land Expedition / Martin Thomas -- The forbidden gaze: the 1948 Wubarr ceremony performed for the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land / Murray Garde -- Epilogue: sifting the silence / Margo Neale
Control code
000046865681
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 471 p.
Isbn
9781921666445
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims, maps, ports
System control number
(OCoLC)710810024

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