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In her own time

Author: Lynne Littman; Barbara G Myerhoff; Center for Visual Anthropology.; Embassy Television (Firm); Direct Cinema Ltd.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Direct Cinema Limited, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on cultural anthropologist Barbara Myerhoff's study of the community of Hasidic Jews in Los Angeles's Fairfax neighborhood. Tells also how, after exhausting medical treatment for cancer, she found strength among the traditions, faith, and caring of these Orthodox Jews.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Barbara G Myerhoff; Barbara G Myerhoff
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Littman; Barbara G Myerhoff; Center for Visual Anthropology.; Embassy Television (Firm); Direct Cinema Ltd.
ISBN: 1559741376 9781559741378
OCLC Number: 42493929
Notes: "License copy."--Cassette.
Originally produced in 1985.
Credits: Photography, William Moffitt ; consulting editor, Suzanne Pettit ; narrator, Lynne Littman ; music adapted by James Horner.
Performer(s): Narrator: Lynne Littman.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Barbara Myerhoff's final field work
Final fieldwork of Barbara Myerhoff
Responsibility: a production of the Center for Visual Anthropology, University of Southern California in association with Embassy Television ; produced by Vikram Jayanti and Lynne Littman ; directed by Lynne Littman.

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Focuses on cultural anthropologist Barbara Myerhoff's study of the community of Hasidic Jews in Los Angeles's Fairfax neighborhood. Tells also how, after exhausting medical treatment for cancer, she found strength among the traditions, faith, and caring of these Orthodox Jews.

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