Ruth Bunzel interview

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Ruth Bunzel interview
Series Title:
Visual Dialogues in Anthropology
Bunzel, Ruth ( Interviewee )
Wagley, Charles ( Interviewee )
University of Florida
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research
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Video oral history of anthropologist Ruth Bunzel conducted by anthropologist Charles Wagley. Dr. Bunzel, a contemporary of Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict, reminisces about her days at Columbia University first as a secretary of the Anthropology Department and later as an anthropologist. She discusses her travels and fieldwork in Guatemala, Mexico, and China; her preliminary work among the Zuni Indians; and the people that were influential in her career. Dr. Wagley comments on Dr. Bunzel's influence on his own work. 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.

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University of Florida Institutional Repository
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University of Florida
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