Video oral history of Mexican anthropologist Fernando Camara conducted by anthropologist H. Russell Bernard in Spanish and English. Dr. Camara recounts his childhood in the Yucatan and his subsequent years in Mexico City as a student of anthropology under Daniel Rubin de la Borbolla and Alfonso Cazo, among others. Dr. Camara also speaks at some length about the fieldwork he conducted both in Mexico and in other areas of Latin America and comments on the development of Mexican anthropology and its future.
Legacy Keywords: Cazo, Alfonso ; Comas, Juan ; Redfield, Robert ; Rubin de la Borbolla, Daniel F. ; Tax, Sol, 1907- ; Camio, Manuel ; Universities University of Chicago ; Ecuador ; Peru ; Andes Mountains Peru ; Peru Cuzco ; Special Collections ; Mexicans
Local Number: HSFA 1989.10.21
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Video Dialogues in Anthropology, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution