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Participant at a seminar 'Models of Social Change in History and Anthropology' held in 1976

Interview of J.R. ('Jack') Goody by Eric Hobsbawm

Jack Goody (c.1918-) is one of the major figures in British anthropology. He was William Wyse Professor in Cambridge and has written many books on kinship, literacy, culture and many other subjects. Here he talks to Eric Hobsbawm, whom he had known since the 1930's, about his undergraduate education in Cambridge and his first encounters with anthropology. Filmed at his house in 1991. This is an extract from a 90 minute interview.

The interview filmed by Alan Macfarlane.