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Edward T. Hall

AKA Edward Twitchell Hall, Jr.

Born: 16-May-1914
Birthplace: Webster Groves, MO
Died: 20-Jul-2009
Location of death: Santa Fe, NM
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Anthropologist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Silent Language

Military service: US Army Corps of Engineers (1942-46)

Sister: Priscilla Waters Norton
Wife: (div.)
Wife: Mildred Ellis Reed (m. 1946, d. 1994)
Son: Eric R. Hall
Wife: Karin Bergh (m. 2004, until his death)

    University: BA Anthopology, University of Denver (1936)
    University: MA Anthropology, University of Arizona (1938)
    University: PhD Anthropology, Columbia University (1942)
    Administrator: Chairman, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Denver (1946-48)
    Teacher: Bennington College (1948-50)
    Teacher: Washington School of Psychiatry, Washington, DC (1952-56)
    Teacher: Washington School of Psychiatry, Washington, DC (1960-63)
    Professor: Anthropology, Illinois Institute of Technology (1963-67)
    Professor: Anthropology, Northwestern University (1967-77)

    American Anthropological Association
    Society for Applied Anthropology

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Author of books:
The Silent Language (1959)
The Hidden Dimension (1966)
Beyond Culture (1976)
The Dance of Life: The Other Dimension of Time (1983)
Hidden Differences: How to Communicate with the Germans (1983, with Mildred Reed Hall)
Hidden Differences: Doing Business with the Japanese (1987, with Mildred Reed Hall)
Understanding Cultural Differences: Germans, French and Americans (1990, with Mildred Reed Hall)
An Anthropology of Everyday Life (1992, memoir)
West of the Thirties: Discoveries Among the Navajo and Hopi (1994)

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