Edgar Siskin interview

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Title:
Edgar Siskin interview
Series Title:
Visual Dialogues in Anthropology
Physical Description:
Video
Language:
English
Creator:
Department of Anthropology, University of Florida
Markel, Norman ( Interviewer )
Siskin, Edgar ( Interviewee )
Publisher:
University of Florida
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, FL
Publication Date:

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Abstract:
Video oral history of anthropologist and rabbi Edgar Siskin conducted by anthropologist Norman Markel. Interview takes place at the Edward Sapir Centenary Conference at the University of Ottawa in 1984. As a student of Sapir, Dr. Siskin comments on Sapir's contribution to anthropology and to Jewish American culture. Video features discussions concerning the reinstatement of Hebrew as a vernacular, his study of the Washoe Indians of Nevada, and his recent move to Jerusalem where he is involved with the Jerusalem Center for Anthropological Studies. Video is from the "History of Anthropology" series produced by the University of Florida's Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All rights reserved by the source institution.
System ID:
AA00007220:00001


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